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.​​

​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.​​​​​

​Rotorua Mini & Full Marathon

Date: Saturday 26 September 2020

Time: 7.30am to 1.30pm

Expect delays with speed restrictions and shoulders closed around Lake Rotorua.

Roads closed:
Hamaurana Road from Unsworth Road to SH33, Memorial drive, Oruawhata Drive.

​Motorsport BOP INC - Kaharoa Road Penny Road Tarmac Rally sprint

Date: Sunday 27 September 2020

Time: 8am to 5pm

Roads Closed:
Penny Road, kaharoa Road from 200m before penny Road.

​Motorsport BOP INC 2020 Rally of the Bay

Date: Sunday 18 October 2020

Time: 6.50am to 1.30pm

Roads Closed:
Manawahe Road, Pongakawa Valley Road (Rendall and Mcivor Roads Whakatane District).

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


Page reviewed: 21 Sep 2020 4:08pm