Road Closures


Temporary road closures

Scroll down to view current and upcoming road closures.

​Paradise Valley Road - emergency repair works

30 November - until further notice

A section of Paradise Valley Road (between Relph Road and the Ngongotaha stream bridge) is closed while contractors work to stabilise a former slip site.

Traffic management will be in place to direct traffic - Relph Road can be accessed via Clayton Road and Paradise Valley Springs can be reached via State Highway 5. We apologise for the inconvenience but safety for motorists is our top priority.

​​East Road emergency road works - culvert replacement 

Tuesday 11 and Wednesday 12 December 

​​East Road closed to through traffic. 

Work needs to be carried out ur​gently to replace a collapsed culvert. 

Rotorua Half Ironman

Saturday 15 December 2018

No road closures - stop/go traffic management in place which may cause minor delays

Route is from Lake Tikitapu (Blue Lake) via Lynmore and Te Ngae R oad to Lake Rotoma.


Rotorua GLO Festival 2018

Monday 31 December 2018

Roads to be closed: 
Lakefront, Memorial & Oruawhata Drive - from Lake Road to Queens Drive
Lake Road/Tutanekai Street - from Rangiuru roundabout to Whakaue Street
Fenton Street - Northbound lane from Pukaki to Whakaue Street
Whakaue Street – Rangiuru to Fenton Street

Time of closure: 4pm to 10.30pm 

Blue Lake Multisport Festival

Sunday 27 January 2019

Roads to be closed: Tarawera Rd (between both corners of Okareka Loop Rd)

                                   Okareka Loop Rd (full length inside lane - one direction only)

Time of closure: 8am to 10.30am

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: 10 Dec 2018 1:13pm