Road Closures



Temporary road closures

Scrolll down to view current and up-coming road closures.

Rotorua Ekiden Relay 2018 - Hamurana Road

Saturday 13 October 2018, 9.30am to 3pm

Hamurana Road - From corner SH33 to Te Waerenga Road (West bound lane only)

Pink Hoe (Waka Ama) - Oruawhata Drive

Sunday 14 October 2018, 7am to 2pm

Oruawhata Drive - between Queens Drive to Memorial Drive

Motorsport BOP (Tarmac Hillclimb) - Penny Road

Sunday 14 October 2018, 9am to 5pm

Penny Road - From Kahoroa Road to Te Waerenga Road

Pink Walk - Oruawhata and Queens Drive

Wednesday 17 October 2018, 5.30pm to 7pm

Oruawhata Drive - From Memorial Drive to Hatupatu Drive
Queens Drive - From archway Hinemaru Street to 20m past roundabout

Rotorua Bike Festival - Whakaue Street, Tutanekai Street and Lake Road

Friday 19 October 2018, 3pm - 9.30pm

Whakaue Street - Fenton Street to Tutanekai Street
Whakaue Street - South lane only - Tutanekai to Rangiuru Street
Tutanekai Street / Lake Road - One lane only Whakaue Street to Lakefront Drive

Armistice Day - Oruawhata and Queens Drive

Sunday 11 November 2018, 7am - 12noon

Queens Drive - From Hinemaru Street to past roundabout
Oruawhata Drive - From Playground to Hatupatu Drive

Rotorua Half Marathon

Sunday 25 November 2018

Roads to be closed: Lakefront Dr, Memorial Dr (Lakefront Dr to Fenton St)
                                   Oruawhata Dr (Memorial Dr to end of lakefront)
Time of closure: 5am to 12noon

Roads to be closed: Whakaue St (Fenton St to Hinemaru St)
                                    Hinemaru St (Whakaue to Priest St)
Time of closure: 10am - 11.30am

LandSpeed NZ Association

Sunday 2 December 2018

Roads to be closed: Goudies Rd (between Plateau Rd and Rawhiti Rd)
Time of closure: 6am - 7pm

Ironman 70.3 Taupo

Saturday 8 December 2018

Roads to be closed: Broadlands Rd (from Taupo boundary to Reporoa roundabout)
Time of closure: 6.15am to 2pm

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 Road to Lake Rotoma.

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

Last date for objection - 4pm Friday 5 October 2018

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 sepecified 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

Weet-bix Kids TRYathlon

Sunday 2 December 2018

Roads to be closed: Tarewa Rd - full length 
                                 Tarewa Pl - full length
                                 Kuirau St - full length  
Time of closure: 6am - 12noon

Last date for objection - 4pm Monday 15 October 2018


Page reviewed: 12 Oct 2018 3:20pm