Road Closures


​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Temporary roa​​d closures

Scroll down to view current and upcoming road closures. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by the following closures.​​

​​​Oruawhata Drive - Lakefront Development

Oruawhata Drive is now closed at Memorial Drive.

And no exit is available for vehicles entering from Government Gardens

There are limited turni​ng areas available and NO large vehicles should enter.​​​​​​​​

​​Rotorua Mini and Full Marathon

Date: Thursday 6 & Friday 7 May 2021
Time of closure: Noon to Midnight on 7 May
Roads to be closed:
Queens Dr Roundabout to Hatupatu Dr

Date: Saturday 8 May 2021
Time of closure: Midnight on 7 May to 8.00pm
Roads to be closed: 
Queens Dr Roundabout to Hatupatu Dr

Time of closure: 6.00am to 8.00pm
Roads to be closed:       
Queens Dr from Princes Gate to Roundabout

Time of closure: 7.30am to 10.30am
Roads to be closed:
Arawa St, From Hinemaru St to Fenton St ( Lake Side only)

Time of closure: 7.30am to 10.00a​m
Roads to be closed: 
Arawa St, 
From Fenton St to Ranolf St ( Lake Side Only)
Fenton St, From Arawa St to Whakaue St (West side only)
Ranolf St, From Arawa St to Lake Rd (Hospital Side Only)
Parks Rd, Access to Kuirua Park off Ranolf St only
Lake Rd, From Ranolf St to Railway Rd (Lake side only)

Time of closure: 9.00am to 1.30pm
Roads to be closed: 
Hamurana Rd, 
From corner of Unsworth Rd to the junction of State Highway 33 at Mourea​

Note: Rotorua Lakes Council is the operating name of Rotorua District Council

Proposed road closure​​​

Under the Local Government Act 1974 schedule 10 Council is required to give notice of proposed road closure at least 42 days prior to the proposed closure.

Any person objecting to a proposed closure is called upon to lodge notice of their objection and grounds thereof. Any objection shall be in writing and be received no later than 4 pm, at least 29 days before the road closure.​

Should a decision to close the road(s) named above be confirmed a Public Notice shall be given.

Any objections are to be lodged in writing to either:

Rotorua Lakes Council,
Private Bag 3029,
Rotorua 3046
Attention: Road Corridor Manager
Rotorua Lakes Council
1061 Haupapa Street
Rotorua 3010
Attention: Road Corridor Manager

Targa Rotorua 2021

Date: Saturday 22 May 2021

Bryce Road Stage

Time: 7.05am to 2.10pm
Roads to be closed: Bryce Rd, Waikaukau Rd, Rehi Rd, Corbett Rd, Hossack Rd, Waikite Valley Rd
from S Hway 30 to Waikite Valley/Mangatete Rds Corner (includes Barber Rd West, River Plate Rd, Hossack Rd extn, Te Weta Rd)

Mangatete Road Stage

Time: 7.45am to 4:45pm
Roads to be closed: Mangatete Rd South, Whirinaki Valley Rd, Poutakataka Rd, Nicholson Rd, Parsons Rd, Ohakuri Rd. From Waikite Valley Rd Cnr through to SH 1 Cnr at Atiamuri.

Manawahe / Braemar Stage

Time: 1.25pm to 5.55pm
Roads to be closed: Matahi Rd into Whakatane District Council area. From SH30 corner at Lake Rotoma.

Hamurana Stage

Time: 2.45pm to 7.15pm
Roads to be closed: Hamurana Rd, Te Waerenga Rd, Penny Rd, Kaharoa Rd.
From corner SH 33 through to corner SH 36 at Kaharoa.

Page reviewed: 22 Apr 2021 3:58pm