Road Closures


Temporary road closures

Scroll down to view current and upcoming road closures.

Paradise Valley Road - emergency repair works


Paradise Valley Road is now open to through traffic. Please note the road is down to one lane only so take care when travelling in this area.​​

​202 Maraeroa Rd - Stock underpass Installation

Temporary road diversion in place.

It's suggested that people avoid this area for the week 15 - 18 April. 

Alternative route - Dansey Road if at all possible. 

​Targa Rally Rotorua 2019

Friday 17 May 2019

Time closure: 8am to 12.30pm
Roads closed: Oturoa Road
From S Hway 36 to SH way 5 (includes closure of Fleming and Anderson Rds)

Saturday 18 May 2019

Time: 7.30 am to 11.30am
Road closed: Bryce Road Stage - 
Bryce Rd, Waikaukau Rd, Rehi Rd, Corbett Rd, Hossack Rd, Waikite Valley Rd 
from S Hway 30 to Waikite Valley/Mangatete RdsCorner

Saturday 18 May 2019

Time closure: 8.20 am to 12.30am
Road closed: Ngakuru Road Stage
Totara Rd - from Whirinaki Valley Rd
Poutakataka Rd, Nicholson Rd, Parsons Rd, Ohakuri Rd
Finish S Hway 1.

​​Rotorua Marathon

Friday 3 May

Hatupatu Dr (from Queens Dr to Sulphur Point)
Time:        9.00 am to 10.30 am

Saturday 4 May 2019 

  • Queens Dr (from Archway to opposite Energy Event Centre).
    Time:        6.00am to 8.00pm
  • Hinemaru St (from Arawa St to Amohau St Sth bound side only).
    Time:        7.45am to 6.00pm
  • Arawa St (from Hinemaru St to Ranolf St Lake side only)
  • Fenton St (from Arawa St Nth to Whakaue St both sides)
  • Ranolf St (from Arawa St to Lake Rd, Hospital side only)
  • Lake Rd (from Ranolf St Lights to SH5 Fairy Springs Rd. Lake side only)Time:        7.30am to 10.30am

Roads will be progressively opened as walkers pass through.

  •  Hamurana Rd (from Unsworth Rd to SH33 cnr at Mourea)
    Time:        9.00am to 1.30pm

Objections must be received by 4pm Friday 29 March 2019​ 

​​Motorsport BOP - Matahi Road Hill Climb

Sunday 12 May 2019

Matahi Road -
From corner State Highway 30 (Rotoma) to RLC Boundary and,
From Whakatane District Boundary to 580 Matahi Road.

Time: 9am to 5pm

Objections must be received by 4pm Friday 12 April 2019​ 


Closures to be approved

​Targa Rally Rotorua 2019

Saturday 18 May 2019

Time closure: 9.00 am to 1.00pm
Road closed: Tutukau Road Stage
Tutukau Rd - from Taupo District to Mangamingi Rd

Objections must be received by 4pm Friday 29 March 2019 

Proposed road closures

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 shall be received by 4 pm on the specified date of 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


Page reviewed: 15 Apr 2019 4:56pm