Kenepuru Road is now open to Hopewell with some restrictions in place.

Tuesday, December 21, 2021

You can now drive to Hopewell, although the Kenepuru Road will be closed at times for further work. Contact us directly and we can advise you on the opening times. Latest update is daytime closures will re-start on Kenepuru Road, between Moetapu and Ohingaroa bays, from 21 March, 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday. For the latest information visit this site:

The road will be opened Monday – Friday before 8am, between 12pm and 12.30pm and after 5pm to allow traffic through. It will be fully open on the weekends and public holidays.

If you are unable to work with these restrictions we highly recommend taking the water taxi from Havelock to Hopewell and the Marlborough District Council are providing subsidies until the end of April 2022. We recommend the mailboat on Tuesdays and Saturdays or Kenepuru Water Taxis and Havelock Water Taxis provide on demand services, bookings are essential.