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Last updated: 1 July 2022

All Blacks v Ireland - 2 July 2022

Event time: 4:30pm to 8:45pm

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: Walters Road, Reimers Avenue, Cricket Avenue, Raleigh Street, Bellwood Avenue, Sandringham Road, Onslow Road, Rossmay Terrace, Altham Avenue, McDonald Street, Ethel Street, Shaw Street, Collins Street, Kowhai Street, Marlborough Street, Cromwell Street, Tongariro Street, Royal Terrace, Wellgarth Street, Taupata Street, Burnley Terrace, Ward Terrace, Paice Avenue, Gribblehirst Road, Parrish Road, King Edward Street, Alderley Road, Lisnoe Avenue, Carrick Place, Leamington Road, Kamahi Street, Stormont Place, Aroha Avenue, Morningside Drive, Cabbage Tree Swamp Drive, New North Road, Great North Road (Grey Lynn), Dominion Road (Mount Eden), Bond Street, Fred Thomas Drive (Takapuna), Cornerstone Drive (Albany), Elliot Rose Avenue (Albany), Beaumont Street (Auckland Central), Hobson Street (Auckland Central)

Roads closed: 

  • Sandringham Road, Walters Road (Between Sandringham Road and Cricket Avenue) - 4:00pm to 10:30pm
  • Bond Street (Between New North Road and Great North Road), Morningside Drive (Between New North Road and Sainsbury Road), Walters Road (Between Sandringham Road and Cricket Avenue) - 8:00pm to 10:30pm

Parking restrictions (for Special Event buses): Fred Thomas Drive (Takapuna), Cornerstone Drive (Albany), Elliot Rose Avenue (Albany), Beaumont Street (eastern kerb between Fanshaw Street and Victoria Street West - Auckland Central), Hobson Street (eastern kerb between Swanson Street and Wyndham Street, Auckland Central)

Parking restrictions: Walters Road, Reimers Avenue, Cricket Avenue, Raleigh Street, Bellwood Avenue, Sandringham Road, Onslow Road, Rossmay Terrace, Altham Avenue, McDonald Street, Ethel Street, Shaw Street, Collins Street, Kowhai Street, Marlborough Street, Cromwell Street, Tongariro Street, Royal Terrace, Wellgarth Street, Taupata Street, Burnley Terrace, Ward Terrace, Paice Avenue, Gribblehirst Road, Parrish Road, King Edward Street, Alderley Road, Lisnoe Avenue, Carrick Place, Leamington Road, Kamahi Street, Stormont Place, Aroha Avenue, Morningside Drive, Cabbage Tree Swamp Drive, New North Road, Great North Road (Grey Lynn), Dominion Road (Mount Eden) 

Parking restriction times: 

  • Only for Special Event buses: 3:30pm to 7:00pm
  • General parking restrictions: 4:00pm to 10:30pm

Matariki Vibes - 2 July 2022

Event time: 10:00am to 9:00pm

Location: Orakei, Auckland

Impacted roads: Kitemoana Street, Kupe Street

Roads closed: Kitemoana Street

Road closure time: 7:00am to 6:30pm

Vodafone Warriors v Wests Tigers - 3 July 2022

Event time: 1:00pm to 9:00pm 

Location: Mt Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: Beasley Ave, Maurice Road, O'Rorke Road

Mahurangi Winter Festival Parade of Lights Warkworth - 9 July 2022

Event time: 3:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: Warkworth, Auckland

Impacted roads: Wharf Street, Kapanui Street, Queen Street

Roads closed:

  • Wharf Street and Kapanui Street - 10:00pm (08/07) to 12:00am (10/07)
  • Queen Street - 5:00pm to 9:00pm (09/07)

Matariki Queen Street 2022 Pack Down - 10 July 2022

Event time: Various

Location: Auckland Central, Auckland

Impacted roads: Queen Street

Road closed: Queen Street (Between Shortland Street and Customs Street)

Road closure times: Midnight to 5:00am

Te Ara Rama Matariki Light Trail 2022 - 16 July 2022

Event time: 6:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: Glen Innes, Auckland

Impacted roads: Taniwha Street

Road closed: Taniwha Street (Between Line Road and Farringdon Street)

Road closure times: 5:00pm to 10:00pm

Mahurangi Festival of Lights - 23 July 2022

Event time: 3:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: Warkworth, Auckland

Impacted roads: Baxter Street

Road closed: Baxter Street (From Percy Street to end of Baxter Street)

Road closure time: 6:00am to 12:00am

Takapuna Winter Lights Install - 25 July 2022

Event time: 6:00am to 7:00pm

Location: Takapuna, Auckland

Impacted roads: Hurstmere Road

Road closed: Hurstmere Road

Road closure times: 3:00pm to 11:00pm

Takapuna Winter Lights - 28 to 31 July 2022

Event time: 5:00pm to 11:00pm (28/07 to 30/07), 4:00pm to 11:00pm (31/07)

Location: Takapuna, Auckland

Impacted roads: Hurstmere Road

Road closed: Hurstmere Road

Road closure times: 3:00pm to 11:00pm

Parking impact: Eastern kerb line on Hurstmere Road (Between Anzac Road and Lake Road)

Parking impact time: 6:00am (26/07) to 8:00pm (01/08)

Vodafone Warriors v Storm - 29 July 2022

Event time: TBC

Location: Mt Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Vodafone Warriors v Bulldogs - 12 August 2022

Event time: TBC

Location: Mt Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

University Open Day 2022 - 26 to 27 August 2022

Event time: 3:00pm (26/08) to 5:00pm (27/08)

Location: Auckland Central, Auckland

Impacted roads: Alfred Street, Princes Street

Roads closed: Alfred Street, Princes Street

Road closure times:

  • Alfred Street: 3:00pm (26/08) to 5:00pm (27/08)
  • Princes Street: 5:00am to 5:00pm (27/08)

Vodafone Warriors v Titans - 3 September 2022

Event time: TBC

Location: Mt Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

The Right Track Te Ara Tutuki Pai - 10 September 2022

Event time: 7:30am to 10:00am

Location: East Tamaki, Auckland

Impacted roads: Progressive Way, Laidlaw Way

Roads closed: Progressive Way, Laidlaw Way

Road closure times: 7:30am to 10:00am

Auckland City Mission Homeground Opening - 15 September 2022

Event time: 6:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Auckland Central, Auckland

Impacted roads: Hobson Street

Roads closed: Rolling closure Hobson Street

Road closure time: 6:00am to 6:30am

Unitec Graduation Parade - 20 September 2022

Event time: 9:30am to 11:00am

Location: Auckland Central, Auckland

Impacted roads: Kitchener Street, Wellesley Street East, Queen Street (to Aotea Square)

Roads closed: Kitchener Street, Wellesley Street, Queen Street

Road closure time: Rolling police closure 9:30am to 11:00am

All Blacks Test Match - 24 September 2022

Event time: 7:05pm

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Shelley Park Primary School Gala - 25 September 2022

Event time: 10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: Somerville, Auckland

Impacted roads: Sunnyview Avenue, Cockle Bay Road, Local roads

Road closed: Sunnyview Avenue partial closure (Priority control from Sandspit Road)

Road closure time: 10:00am to 3:00pm

All Whites - 25 September 2022

Event time: Kick off 4:00pm

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted: TBC

IRONMĀORI Auckland - 1 October 2022

Event time: 7:30am to 12:30pm

Location: Okahu Bay, Auckland

Impacted roads: Tamaki Drive between Ngapipi Road and Auckland Road

Roads closed: Tamaki Drive between Ngapipi Road and Auckland Road

Road closure times: 5:00am to 12:30pm

WRWC 2022: Triple Header - 8 October 2022

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Howick Village Hop - 15 October 2022

Event time: 

  • Event set up: 6:30am to 8:00am
  • Event time: 8:00am to 2:30pm
  • Pack down: 2:30pm to 4:00pm

Location: Howick, Auckland

Impacted roads: Picton Street

Auckland Marathon - 28 to 30 October 2022

Event time: 3:00am to 7:00pm (Including set up and pack down)

Location: Devonport to Auckland Central, Auckland

Impacted roads: King Edward Parade, Church Street, Vauxhall Road, Old Lake Road, Hamana Street, Seacliffe Avenue, Winscombe Street, Williamson Avenue, Lake Road, Bracken Avenue, Burns Avenue, Auburn Street, Byron Avenue, Northcroft Street, Huron Street, Como Street, Anzac Street, Taharoto Road, Barrys Point Road, Fred Thomas Drive, Dominion Street, Puriri Street, Karaka Street, Shakespeare Road, Esmonde Road, Curran Street, Sarsfield Road, Shelley Beach Road, Westhaven Drive, Daldy Street, Beaumont Street, Jellicoe Street, Hamer Street, Brigham Street, Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Victoria Street West, Halsey Street, Fanshawe Street, Customs Street West, Quay Street, Lower Hobson Street, The Strand, Tamaki Drive, Ngapipi Drive

Roads closed:

  • King Edward Parade (2:00am to 10:00am)
  • Church Street, Vauxhall Road, Old Lake Road, Hamana Street, Seacliffe Avenue, Winscombe Street (5:00am to 9:30am)
  • Lake Road, Bracken Avenue, Burns Avenue, Auburn Street (4:30am to 10:00am)
  • Anzac Street, Taharoto Road, Dominion Street, Puriri Street, Karaka Street, Shakespeare Road (5:30am to 10:30am)
  • Curran Street, Sarsfield Road, Shelley Beach Road, Westhaven Drive (4:00am to 11:00am)
  • Halsey Street, Daldy Street, Beaumont Street, Jellicoe Street, Hamer Street, Brigham Street, Fanshawe Street (2:00am to 3:00pm)
  • Customs Street West, Quay Street, Lower Hobson Street, The Strand, Viaduct Harbour Avenue (4:00am to 2:00pm)
  • Tamaki Drive, Ngapipi Road (4:00am to 1:00pm)

Parking impact: TBC

WRWC 2022: Semi-Final - 5 November 2022

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

WRWC 2022: Final - 12 November 2022

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Festival Italiano - 13 November 2022

Event time: 11:00am to 5:00pm

Location: Newmarket, Auckland

Impacted roads: Teed Street, Osborne Street, Kent Street, York Street

Roads closed: Teed Street, Osborne Street, Kent Street, York Street

Road closure times: 6:45am to 7:00pm

Parking impact: Teed Street, Osborne Street, Kent Street, York Street

Parking restriction times: 6:45am to 7:00pm

Howick Village Christmas Fair - 18 November 2022

Event time: TBC

Location: Howick, Auckland

Impacted roads: Picton Street, Ridge Road, Wellington Street, Fencible Drive, Moore Street, Cook Street, Selwyn Road, Uxbridge Road, Parkhill Road, Glenfern Road, The Gable

Roads closed: Picton Street, Uxbridge Road, Moore Street

Road closure times: 4:00pm to 11:30pm

Parking impact: No stopping on Picton Street, Uxbridge Road, and Moore Street. Temporary bus stops at 16 and 41 Fencible Drive

Parking restriction times: 4:15pm to 9:30pm 

SIX60 - 19 November 2022

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Blackcaps vs India One Day International - 25 November 2022

Event time: 2:30pm to 10:00pm

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Outerfields - 3 December 2022

Event time: TBC

Location: Western Springs Stadium, Western Springs, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Justin Bieber: Justice Tour - 7 December 2022

Event time: TBC

Location: Mt Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Guns N' Roses - 10 December 2022

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

The Right Track Te Ara Tutuki Pai - 10 December 2022

Event time: 7:30am to 10:00am

Location: East Tamaki, Auckland

Impacted roads: Progressive Way, Laidlaw Way

Roads closed: Progressive Way, Laidlaw Way

Road closure times: 7:30am to 10:00am

Ed Sheeran - 10 February 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Lorde - 4 March 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Western Springs Stadium, Western Springs, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Harry Styles: Love On Tour - 7 March 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Mt Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Blackcaps v Sri Lanka One Day International - 25 March 2023

Event time: 2:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Blackcaps v Sri Lanka T20 - 2 April 2023

Event time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

FIFA Women's World Cup - 20 July 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

FIFA Women's World Cup - 22 July 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

FIFA Women's World Cup - 24 July 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

FIFA Women's World Cup - 26 July 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

FIFA Women's World Cup - 30 July 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

FIFA Women's World Cup - 1 August 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

FIFA Women's World Cup - 5 August 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

FIFA Women's World Cup - 11 August 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

FIFA Women's World Cup - 15 August 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC