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Scheduled Road Closures

Below you'll find a list of scheduled event road closures that have been approved or publicly notified.

Wānaka A&P Show Arrowtown Autumn Festival Motatapu Queenstown Marathon

Temporary Road Closures

Memorial Street in Queenstown will have a temporary closure next year for the Highlanders pre-season rugby match.

Road closed: Memorial Street, Queenstown
Time period: 11 February 2022 2.00pm to 9.00pm

A temporary road closure will be in place on Buckingham Street in Arrowtown on March 2022 for the filming of Masterchef Long Lunch. 

Road closed: Buckingham Street (between Wiltshire and Merioneth Street)
Time period: 14 March 2022 6.00am to 9.00pm


Wānaka A&P Show

Wednesday 9 March, 2022 - Sunday 13 March, 2022

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

McDougall Street (from Corner of Brownston Street to Ardmore Street)

Full Closure

0600

1200

 

Friday 11 March, 2022 - Saturday 12 March, 2022

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

McDougall Street (from Upton Street to Brownston Street)

Full Closure

0600

2000

Brownston Street (from McDougall Street to Dungarvon Street)

Full Closure

0600

2000


Arrowtown Autumn Festival

Road closures will be in place in Arrowtown for the 2022 Arrowtown Autumn Festival from Saturday 23 April 2022 to Monday 25 April 2022.

The following closures will be in place on Saturday 23 April 2022:

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

Berkshire Street (from Ramshaw Lane to Wiltshire Street)

Partial Closure

0730

1900

Ramshaw Lane

Full Closure

0730

1900

Romans Lane

Full Closure

0730

1900

Camp Lane

Full Closure

0730

1900

Arrow Lane

Full Closure

0730

1900

Villiers Street

Full Closure

0730

1900

Surrey Street

Full Closure

0730

1900

Nairn Street

Full Closure

0730

1900

Bedford Street (from Merioneth Street to Cardigan Street)

Partial Closure

0730

1900

Wiltshire Street (from Anglesea Street to Ramshaw Lane)

Partial Closure

0730

1900

Merioneth Street (from Hertford Street to Bedford Street)

Partial Closure

0730

1900

Hertford Street (from Wiltshire Street to Denbigh Street)

Partial Closure

0730

1900


The following closure will be in place on Sunday 24 April 2022:

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

Buckingham Street (from Wiltshire Street to Merioneth Street)

Partial Closure

1030

1900


The following closure will be in place on Monday 25 April 2022:

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

Tobins Track

Full Closure

1200

1700


Motatapu 2022

The following closure will be in place on Friday 4 March 2022:

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

Nairn Street and Fort Street, Arrowtown (resident access permitted)

Full Closure

1500

2100


The following closures will be in place on Saturday 5 March 2022:

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

Motatapu Road, Glendhu Bay, Wānaka

Full Closure

1500

2100

Nairn Street and Ford Street, Arrowtown

Full Closure

0630

1930

Macetown Track, Arrowtown

Full Closure

0715

2000

Lower Buckingham Street, Arrowtown

Full Closure

0715

1300

Tobin's Track, Arrowtown

Full Closure

0900

2000

Flencoe Road, Crown Terrace, Arrowtown

Full Closure

0900

1500


Queenstown Marathon

The following closures will be in place on Saturday 19 March 2022: 

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

The Avenue, Millbrook

Full Closure

0600

1100

Malaghans Road

Manual Traffic Control - Stop/Stop

0800

1000

Surrey Street

Full Closure

0800

1000

Villiers Street

Full Closure

0800

1000

Buckingham Street

Full Closure

0800

1000

Merioneth Street, Buckingham to Bedford

Full Closure

0800

1000

Bedford Street, Merioneth to Cardigan

Full Closure

0800

1000

Nairn Street, Bedford to Wilcox Green

Full Closure

0800

1000

Centenniel Avenue

Full Closure, Stop/Stop

0830

1030

McDonnell Road

Full Closure, Stop/Stop

0830

1030

Hogans Gully Road

Full Closure

0830

1030

Arrowtown - Lake Hayes Road
(RP 406/1728 - 406/2945)

Full Closure

0830

1100

Arrowtown - Lake Hayes Road
(RP 406/0 - 406/1728, 406/2945 - 406/5307)

Full Closure, residents access only

0830

1030

Lake Hayes Track

Full Closure

0830

1200

Rutherford Road

Full Closure

0830

1300

Slopehill Road East, Rutherford to Speagrass Flat

Full Closure

0830

1300

Speargrass Flat Road, from Arrowtown - Lake Hayes Road to Slopehill Road

Full Closure

0745

1300

Speargrass Flat Road, Hunter Road to Domain Road

Full Closure

0500

1330

Birchwood Road

Full Closure

0630

0900

Domain Road from Speargrass Flat Road to Lower Shotover Road

Full Closure

0630

1330

Hunter Road

Open, but cannot link onto Lower Shotover Road

0745

0900

Lower Shotover Road from Domain Road to Spence Road

Full Closure, residents access only

0745

0900

Lower Shotover Road, Speargrass Flat to Domain Road

Full Closure

0745

0900

Slopehill Road West

Open, but limited access for residents via Lower Shotover Road

0745

0900

Lower Shotover Road & Domain Road intersection

Manual Traffic Control - Stop/Go

0630

1330

Spence Road, from Old School Road to the old Shotover Bridge

Full Closure

0745

1030

Old School Road

Full Closure

0745

1400

Robertson Street

Full Closure

0800

1500

Boyes Crescent, including Bridge Street

Full Closure

0700

0900

Lake Avenue from McBride to Birse Street

Full Closure, to implement contingency only

0700

0900

Allan Crescent

Full Closure

0500

1530

Frankton Beach Access

Full Closure

0700

1530

Frankton Arm Track

Full Closure

0700

1700

Park Street

Full Closure

0700

1700

Marine Parade

Full Closure

0700

1700

Rees Street

Full Closure, open to emergency vehicles only

0700

1700

Beach Street, from Camp Street to Shotover Street

Full Closure

0700

1700

SH6A - Shotover Street

Traffic flows controlled, detours in place to avoid this area

0700

1700

Duke Street

Full Closure

0700

1700

Camp Street, from Shotover Street to Robins Road

Full Closure

0700

1700

Memorial Street

Full Closure

0500

1800

Stanley Street, from Shotover Street to Memorial Street

Full Closure

0500

1800

Templeton Way

Full Closure

0500

1800

Man Street, from Brecon Street to Camp Street

Full Closure

0500

1700

 

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