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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.

New Years Eve Wānaka A&P Show Arrowtown Autumn Festival

Temporary Road Closures

Coronet Peak Road will be closed from the Skippers Road turn-off to the ski area car parks for the Coronet Peak Hill Climb hosted by Queenstown Car Club.

Road closed: Coronet Peak Road (Skippers Road turn-off)
Time period: 27 November 7.00am to 7.00pm

We will be temporarily closing Buckingham Street between Berkshire Street and Merioneth Street for Arrowtown Long Lunch this year.

Road closed: Buckingham Street (between Berkshire Street & Merioneth Street).
Time period: 3 December 7.00am to 6.00pm.

A variety of roads in Wānaka, Arrowtown and Crown Terrace are scheduled to be closed for Motatapu 2022 next year.

Road closed: Nairn Street and Ford Street, Arrowtown (residents access permitted, no on-street parking).
Time period: 3 March 2022 3.00pm to 9.00pm.

Road closed: Motatapu Road, Glendhu Bay Wānaka
Time period: 4 March 2022 6.30am to 7.30pm

Road closed: Nairn Street and Ford Street, Arrowtown.
Time period: 4 March 2022 6.30am to 7.30pm

Road closed: Macetown Track, Arrowtown
Time period: 4 March 2022 7.15am to 8.00pm

Road closed: Lower Buckingham Street, Arrowtown
Time period: 4 March 2022 7.15am to 1.00pm

Road closed: Tobin's Track, Arrowtown
Time period: 4 March 2022 9.00am to 8.00pm

Road closed: Glencoe Road, Crown Terrace
Time period: 4 March 2022 9.00am to 3.00pm


New Years Eve

Queenstown: Friday 31 December 2021 to Saturday 1 January 2022.

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

Beach Street (from Rees St to Shotover St)

Full Closure

0700

1400

Rees Street (from Shotover St to Marine Parade)

Full Closure

1500

0300

Marine Parade (from Rees St to Church St)

Full Closure

1500

0300

Beach Street (from Camp St to Shotover St, including Cow Lane)

Full Closure

1500

0300


Wānaka: Friday 31 December 2021 to Saturday 1 January 2022.

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

Ardmore Street

Log Cabin layby only, excluding buses.

0800

0300

Ardmore Street (from Dungarvon St to Lakeside Rd)

Full Closure

1500

0300

Helwick Street (from Ardmore St to Lakeside Rd)

Full Closure

1500

0300


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

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