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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​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

​IRONMAN NZ 2021

Date: Saturday 6 March 2021
Time of closure: 6am to 6.30 pm
Roads to be closed:
Broadlands Road - From Taupo Boundary to Reporoa Roundabout
 
Time of closure: 6am to 4.30 pm        
Roads to be closed:       
Vaille Road - From Broadlands Road to Halcrow Road
Halcrow Road - From Vaille Road to Homestead Road
Homestead Road - From Halcrow Road to Broadlands Road
 
Any person objecting to the proposal is called upon to lodge notice of their objection and grounds thereof.  Any objection shall be in writing and shall be received by 4pm Friday 7 February 2021 at the office of the Rotorua Lakes Council, 1061 Haupapa Street, Rotorua – or via post Rotorua lakes Council, Private Bag 3029, Rotorua Mail Centre, ROTORUA 3046.
Please mark for the  Attention of:  The Road Corridor Coordinator​

LANDSPEED NZ SPEED TRAIL & RECORD ATTEMPTS

Date: Saturday 20 & Sunday 21 March 2021
Time of closure: 7am to 5pm
Roads to be closed:       
Goudies Road & Short Road - From Rawhiti Road to Plateau Road

Any person objecting to the proposal is called upon to lodge notice of their objection and grounds thereof.  Any objection shall be in writing and shall be received by 4pm Friday 19 February 2021 at the office of the Rotorua Lakes Council, 1061 Haupapa Street, Rotorua – or via post Rotorua lakes Council, Private Bag 3029, Rotorua Mail Centre, ROTORUA 3046.
Please mark for the  Attention of: The Road Corridor Coordinator​

Page reviewed: 22 Feb 2021 4:41pm