No-one was injured in the incident which caused travel disruption shortly before midnight.
The five proposed options have split opinion, and there are concerns a 2029 start is out of reach.
Prime Minister Chris Hipkins and Transport Minister Michael Wood announced scenarios for one of the largest projects in the city in the coming decades.
The Prime Minister said he was open to both a bridge or a tunnel being constructed.
It comes as the coast at the bottom of the North Island is under an orange weather warning for swells and strong winds.
Auckland Transport says the problem is a long standing shortage of drivers.
The company said it is because of large swells and wind.
Traffic management and a temporary speed limit will be in place to allow motorists to travel in and out of the region over the Easter break.
Then-associate transport minister Julie Anne Genter said a new "no surprises" approach to safety cameras would introduce warning signs in high-risk areas.
The stretch of motorway now has a new layout, with eastbound lanes between St Lukes Rd and Newton Road being realigned.
The airbags in Amber Finlayson's Nissan Skyline deployed spontaneously at highway speed, but Nissan isn't interested in examining the car.
There have been more than 1770 live slips across Northland’s 5755km of local roads following eight major Northland weather events since July 2022.
Public transport incentives became exempt from the fringe benefit tax recently, with e-bikes, scooters and other low-emission forms of transport set to follow.
A spokesperson for the mayor says it is consulting with central government over the additional cost.
The 76-metre long vessel, named the Petrel, was a research vessel previously bought and outfitted by the late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.
Firefighters are working to clean up the container leak as ferries are delayed.
It comes after the Interislander ferry Kaitaki broke down in January in rough conditions.
Meanwhile, further south, hundreds of Banks Peninsula residents are without power due to strong winds.
On average, just one person is catching the bus each trip.
Users who enter their number plate into the app will receive timely reminders about when road user charges and WOFs are due among other things.