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The Frankton and Wānaka Transfer Station facilities will close every Sunday, starting 27 November until 8 January 2023, due to staff shortages. Both facilities will be open 8.00am-5.00pm Monday to Saturday. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Scheduled Road Closures

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

Queenstown Marathon New Year's Eve Challenge Wānaka Motatapu Any questions?

Temporary Road Closures

Coronet Hill Climb 2022

  • Road to be closed: Coronet Peak Road (Skippers Road turn-off to Ski area car parks).

  • Period of closure: 8.00am-6.00pm Saturday 26 November.

Wānaka A&P Show 2023

  • Road to be closed: McDougall Street (from Ardmore Street to Brownston Street).

  • Period of closure: 6.00am Wednesday 8 March to 12.00pm Sunday 12 March.

  • Road to be closed: McDougall Street (from Brownston Street to Upton Street) and Brownston Street (from Dungarvon Street to Campground).

  • Period of closure: 6.00am-6.00pm Friday 10 March and Saturday 11 March.


Queenstown Marathon

Listed below are all the road closures in place for the Queenstown Marathon on Saturday 19 November 2022:

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

The Avenue, Millbrook

Full Closure

0600

1100

Malaghans Road

Manual Traffic Control – Stop/Stop

0800

1000

Manse Road

(All)

Full Closure

0800

1000

Surrey Street

(All)

Full Closure

0800

1000

Villiers Street

(All)

Full Closure

0800

1000

Buckingham Street

(All)

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

Centennial Avenue

From RP 208/2.600 to RP 208/3.155

Full Closure

Stop/ stop

0830

1030

McDonnell Road

Full Closure

Stop/ stop

0830

1030

Hogan’s Gully Road

Full Closure

0800

1030

Arrowtown- Lake Hayes Road

RP 406/1.728- 406/2945

Full Closure

0800

1030

(1100)*

Arrowtown- Lake Hayes Road

RP 406/0 – 406/1.728

RP 406/2.945–406/5.307

Full Closure

Resident access only

0830

1030

Lake Hayes Track

Closed

0830

1200

Rutherford Road

(All)

Full Closure

0830

1300

Slopehill Road East

Rutherford Road to Speargrass Flat Road

Full Closure

0830

1300

Speargrass Flat Rd

From Arrowtown – Lake Hayes Road to Slopehill Rd east

Full Closure

0830

1300

Speargrass from Slopehill Road east to Hunter Rd

Full Closure

0745

1330

Speargrass Flat Road

Hunter Road to Domain Road

Full Closure

0500

0900

(1330)*

Birchwood Road

Full Closure

0630

0900

Domain RD from Speargrass Flat Road to Lower Shotover Road

Full Closure

0630

0900

(1330)*

*Hunter Road

Open, but cannot link onto Lower Shotover road during this time.

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

1330

(0900)*

Slopehill Road West

Full Closure

Residents access to Lower Shotover Rd only if safe to do so between 0945 - 1330

0745

1330

Lower Shotover Road / Domain Road intersection

Manual Traffic Control

Stop/ Go

0900

1330

Spence Road

From Old school road to the old Shotover Bridge.

Full Closure

0745

1030

Old School Road

Full Closure

0745

1030

Lake Avenue from McBride to Birse Street **

Full Closure

To implement contingency only

0700

0900

Allan Crescent (All)

Full Closure

0500

1530

Frankton Beach Access

Full Closure

0700

1530

Frankton Arm Track

Full Closure

0700

1700

Sugar Lane – Frankton Marina

Closed to Public – Restricted access for vehicles related to business – No Spectator access

0700

1530

Park Street

RP – 96/266 to 96/1218

Full Closure

0700

1700

Marine parade (1)(All )

Full Closure

0700

1700

Rees Street (All)

Full Closure

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 St to Memorial Street)

Full Closure

0500

1800

Templeton Way

Full Closure

0500

1800

Man Street

Brecon to camp street

Full Closure

0500

1700

* Contingency Plan times


Queenstown - New Year's Eve

Listed below are road closures in place for New Year's Eve in Queenstown. These are in place from 31 December 2022 to 1 January 2023:

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

Beech Street (from Rees Street to Shotover Street) 

Partial Closure

0700

1400

Rees Street (from Shotover Street to Marine Parade)

Partial Closure

1500

0300

Marine Parade (from Rees Street to Church Street)

Partial Closure

1500

0300

Wānaka - New Year's Eve

Listed below are road closures in place for New Year's Eve in Wānaka. These are in place from 31 December 2022 to 1 January 2023:

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

Ardmore Street (log cabin layby only - excl. buses)

Partial Closure

0800

0300

Ardmore Street (from Dungarvon Street to Lakeside Road) 

Partial Closure

1700

0300

Helwick Street (from Ardmore Street to Dunmore Street)

Partial Closure

1700

0300


Challenge Wānaka

Listed below are road closures in place for Challenge Wānaka on Thursday 16 February 2023

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

Motatapu Road, Glendhu Bay

Full closure

1230

1430

Wānaka-Mt Aspiring Road (from Motatapu Road to Hospital Flat)

Partial closure

1200

1430


Listed below are road closures in place for Challenge Wānaka on Friday 17 February 2023

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

Ardmore Street (from Helwick Street to McDougall Street) 

Partial closure

1200

2200

McDougall Street (from Brownston Street to Ardmore Street)

Partial closure

1200

2200

Wānaka-Mt Aspiring Road (from Meadowstone Drive to McDougall Street)

Partial closure

1200

2200


Listed below are road closures in place for Challenge Wānaka on Saturday 18 February 2023

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

Motatapu Road

Full Closure

0900

1600

Red Bridge (closed to north bound traffic)

Partial closure

0815

1200

Mt Barker Road (closed for eastbound traffic from Faulks Road to Wānaka-Luggate Highway)

Partial closure

0815

1300


Motatapu

Listed below are road closures in place for Motatapu on Friday 3 March 2023.

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

Nairn Street and Ford Street, Arrowtown 

Resident access permitted, no on street parking

1500

2100


Listed below are road closures in place for Motutapu on Saturday 4 March 2023.

Name of Road

Closure Type

Start

End

Motatapu Road, Glendhu Bay

Full closure

0500

1200

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

Glencoe Road, Crown Terrace

Full closure

0900

1500


Any questions?

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these scheduled road closures, please don’t hesitate to reach out via: 
services@qldc.govt.nz 

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