Poleford Bridge closure
The Poleford Bridge which gives access to the upper reaches of the Maitai Valley is now closed to the general public because of the fire risk. This is based on advice from Fire and Emergency NZ and the closure is made under the current Declaration of Local Emergency.
A reminder that the Maungatapu Trail can no longer be used by trampers or cyclists as it runs through the Maitai Water Reserve which is currently closed due to fire risk. It has been closed to vehicles for some time.