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.​

​Tarawera Road​

Work at the Forest Hub will result in some Traffic control ​on Tarawera Road by the Black House.
Travellers may experience slight delays. ​We apologise for any inconvenience​ caused.​​

Pukaki Street - Road works

Lane Closure (Lakeside only) between Hinemaru and Fenton Streets.

For periods of time – as required until 28 March 2020.
See map of planned works here

​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 turning areas available and NO large vehicles should enter.​​​​

​​​​Landspeed NZ Association - Goudies Road and Short Road

Date: Sunday 29 March 2020
Time: 6am to 7pm


  • Goudies Road and Short Road
    From Rawhiti to Plateau Road​​

Detour will be in place – via Plateau, Rakau and Rawhiti Roads ​

​ANZAC Day Parade

Date: Saturday 25 April 2020
Time: 8am to 10am 

  • Memorial Drive
    Fenton St to Lake Front ​

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 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: 19 Mar 2020 12:18pm