SH2 Te Puke Speed Limits and Road Names

​​​​In 2015 Council reviewed the speed limits along the stretch of State Highway 2, known as the Te Puke Corridor.

The project precedes the opening of the Tauranga Eastern Link later in August 2015, which will see the Te Puke Corridor, from the railway bridge near Domain Road to the new roundabout at the State Highway 33 intersection at Paengaroa, lose its state highway status.

It will instead become a local road mainly for traffic travelling to and from Te Puke, owned and operated by Council.

After consulting the public in depth, Council's Operations Committee decided to retain the 100km/h speed limits on the rural stretches of SH2.

The new speed limits, to come into effect when the TEL opens, are below.​


100km/h – District Boundary

70km/h – 200m west of Collins Lane

50km/h – 130m west of Te Puke Quarry Rd

70km/h – 300m east of King St

100km/h – East end of Waiari Stream Bridge

70km/h – 100m east of Strang Rd

100km/h – 100m east of Kaituna River Bridge to the Paengaroa/TEL roundabout.


The stretch of road, no longer a state highway, had to be renamed.

Councillors unimously decided on 'Te Puke Highway' as the name for both sections of road either side of Jellicoe Street.​​​

Page reviewed: 23 May 2017 3:25pm