Road Closures

State Highway 5 - Tumunui Road works

From Monday 15 August 2016 work will start to repair the cracking in State Highway 5 near Tumunui.

The repairs are expected to take approximately six weeks and will involve digging out the damaged section, constructing new embankments and reinstating the road.

During construction the road will be one lane only and will have Stop/Go traffic control in place during in the day and traffic lights at night.

**Important note** - To reduce strain on the road, overweight vehicles (those with loads beyond standard legal limits) excluding 50MAX or HPMV, will not be permitted to drive through the area from Monday 15 August for approximately six weeks.

The alternate route for non-permitted vehicles is via State Highway 30 and State Highway 1.

For more information read the Frequently Asked Questions or contact New Zealand Transport Agency on 0800 444 449 or at



Temporary road closures 

​ROTORUA HALF MARATHON - Lakefront Dr, Memorial Dr, Fenton St, Whakue St and Hinemaru St.

26 & 27 November  

Lake Front Dr -
Road: From Dr east for 450m
Date: Saturday, 26 November 2016 5pm to Sunday, 27 November 2016 2pm.

Memorial Dr -
Road: From Whakaue St to Lake Front Dr. roundabout
Date: Sunday, 27 November, 7am to 2pm

Fenton St -
Road: From Memorial Dr to Amohau St - Start of race
Date: Sunday, 27 November, 7.30am to 8.15pm

Hinemaru St - South bound side only
Road: From Queen Dr to Amohau St - Start of race
Date: Sunday, 27 November, 10am to 10.30am

2km Kids Dash -
Whakaue St & Hinemaru St
Road: From Memorial Dr to Arawa St
Date: Sunday, 27 November, 9.30am to 11.30am

​Sanitarium Weetbix Kids Tryathlon - 4 December

Date: Sunday 4 December 2016
Time: 5am to 4pm


  • Tarewa Road (full length from Pukuatua Street to Lake Road)
  • Tarewa Place (full length)
  • Kuirau Street (full length)

Local residence restricted as per letter notice.

Aquatic Centre Visitors to park at Soldiers Reserve off Pukuatua St / Mataatua St.

Page reviewed: 20 Oct 2016 12:05pm