This list of Tunnels in New Zealand is a link page for any railway tunnel, road tunnel or waterway tunnel, including any hydroelectric intake or tailrace or gun battery tunnel anywhere in the New Zealand. It includes man-made chambers but excludes caves and mines.
- Note: This list is not exhaustive.
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2 Gun Battery or Military Tunnels
3 Railway Tunnels
3.1 Shortest Tunnels not constructed by the cut and cover technique4 Road Tunnels
3.2 Some Disused Railway Tunnels
Hydroelectric Tunnels and Chambers
Gun Battery or Military Tunnels
From longest to shortest.
Shortest Tunnels not constructed by the cut and cover technique
Some Disused Railway Tunnels
Sources for Railway Tunnels:
- Lyttelton Road Tunnel - 1900 m - opened 1964, on SH74 between Lyttelton and the Heathcote valley in Christchurch.
- Homer Tunnel - 1200 m - opened 1953 on SH 94 between Hollyford Valley and Milford Sound, Fiordland. Altitude 945m. Unlined rock, unlit.
- Victoria Tunnel - 600 m - opened 1931, Mount Victoria, Wellington
- Karori Tunnel, Kelburn Wellington
- Hataitai - bus tunnel, Mount Victoria, Wellington
- The Terrace Motorway Tunnel, under The Terrace, Wellington
- Moki Tunnel - approx 200 m, SH43 between Whanagmomona and Taumarunui - uses wooden shoring.
- There are 2 short road tunnels on State Highway 1, on the coast a few kilometres south of Kaikoura
- There are short tunnels on SH3 between New Plymouth and Te Kuiti - one at the summit of Mt Messenger and one in the Awakino gorge.