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Last updated: 22 February 2024

Blackcaps vs Australia T20 - 23 February 2024

Event time: 7:10pm to 10:35pm

Location: Eden Park, Auckland

Impacted roads: Sandringham Road, Walters Road, Cricket Avenue, Reimers Avenue, Kowhai Street, Raleigh Street, Bellwood Ave, Rossmay Terrace, Altham Avenue, McDonald Street, Shaw Street, Royal Terrace, Burnley Terrace, Tongariro Street Ethel Street, Ward Street

Roads closed: Sandringham Road, Walters Road, Cricket Avenue, Reimers Avenue, Onslow Road, Altham Avenue, Rossmay Terrace, McDonald Street, Royal Terrace, Ward Terrace, Burnley Terrace, Ethel Street, Shaw Street, Collins Street

Road closure times: 5pm to 11:30pm

Parking restriction time: 5pm to 11pm

NRL Preseason Challenge: Warriors v Dolphins - 24 February 2024

Event time: 5:45pm

Location: Go Media Stadium Mt Smart

Roads closed: Beasley Avenue, Maurice Road (between Church Street and Station Road), and O’Rourke Road (between Rockridge Road and Church Street)

Road closure times: 4:15pm to 10:45 pm

Blackcaps vs Australia T20 - 25 February 2024

Event time: 1pm

Location: Eden Park, Auckland

Impacted roads: Sandringham Road, Walters Road, Cricket Avenue, Reimers Avenue, Kowhai Street, Raleigh Street, Bellwood Ave, Rossmay Terrace, Altham Avenue, McDonald Street, Shaw Street, Royal Terrace, Burnley Terrace, Tongariro Street Ethel Street, Ward Street

Roads closed: Sandringham Road, Walters Road, Cricket Avenue, Reimers Avenue, Onslow Road, Altham Avenue, Rossmay Terrace, McDonald Street, Royal Terrace, Ward Terrace, Burnley Terrace, Ethel Street, Shaw Street, Collins Street

Road closure times: 11am to 5pm

Parking restriction time: 11am to 5pm

Auckland Pride March - 25 February 2024

Event time: 2pm

Location: Aotea Square, Queen Street, Takutai Square

Roads closed: Queen Street, Tyler Street, Galway Street, Commerce Street, Gore Street

Road closure times:

  • 3pm to 4:30pm: Queen Street (Rutland Street to Te Komititanga Square)
  • 3pm to 11:30pm: Galway Street, Tyler Street, Gore Street 

Impacted roads: Queen Street, Rutland Street, Wellesley Street East, Wellesley Street West, Victoria Street East, Victoria Street West, Shortland Street, Customs Street East, Customs Street West, Commerce Street, Gore Street, Tyler Street, Galway Street, Wyndham Street

Parking impact: No Stopping - Tyler Street and Galway Street

Parking restriction times: 3pm to 11:30pm

Round the Bays - 3 March 2024

Event time: 9:30am to 1pm

Location: Auckland CBD

Road closures:

  • Quay Street (between Lower Albert Street and The Strand) from 4am to 12pm
  • Tamaki Drive (between The Strand and Ngapipi Road) from 7am to 12pm
  • Tamaki Drive (between Ngapipi Road and St Heliers Bay Rd) from 7am until 1.45pm
  • Ngapipi Road (between Paratai Drive and Tamaki Drive) from 7am until 1.45pm
  • Long Dr (between Tamaki Dr and Melanesia Rd) from 7am until 1.45pm
  • Auckland Rd (between Tamaki Dr and Dingle Road) from 7am until 1.45pm
  • Hanene St, Kotiri St, Pahaki St, Speight Rd and Aumoe Ave from 7am until 1.45pm
  • The Parade (between Tamaki Dr and Goldie St) from 7am until 1.45pm
  • Goldie St (between Tamaki Dr and Kaimata St) from 7am until 1.45pm
  • Maheke St from 7am until 1.45pm
  • Benbow St (between St Heliers Bay Rd and Goldie St) from 7am until 1.45pm
  • Polygon Rd (between St Heliers Bay Rd and Goldie St) from 7am until 1.45pm
  • Long Dr (between Melanesia Rd and Towai St) from 10.30am until 12.30pm
  • Allum St (between Melanesia Rd and Towai St) from 10.30am until 12.30pm
  • Melanesia Road (between Sage Road and Auckland Road) from 10.30am until 12.30pm
  • Auckland Road (between Long Drive and Dingle Road) from 10.30am until 12.30pm
  • Challenger St (full length) from 10.30am until 12.30pm
  • Dingle Road (between Auckland Road and The Parade) from 10.30am until 12.30pm

Parking restriction times: 

  • From 7am on Saturday 2 March 2024 to 9pm on Sunday 3 March 2024 (Authorised Parking)
  • 10 parks on Goldie Street adjacent to Vellenoweth Green From 9pm on Saturday 2 March 2024 until 3pm Sunday 3 March (authorised Parking)
  • All other parks on Goldie Street adjacent to Vellenoweth Green
  • From 4am until 1:45pm on Sunday 3 March on the following streets (no parking):
    • Tangihua Street from Beach Road to Quay Street. This is authorised parking.
    • Quay Street from Queen Street to The Strand 
    • Tamaki Drive from The Strand to Sage Road 
    • Polygon Road from St Heliers Bay Road to Goldie Street
    • Baddeley Avenue from Melanesia Road to Southern Cross Road. This is reserved parking for private/chartered coaches.
    • Ronaki Road, this is Authorised Parking and applies for 100m south of Marau Cres Only.
    • The Parade from Tamaki Drive to Goldie Street (East kerb only)
    • The Parade from Tamaki Drive to Goldie Street (West kerb is authorised parking). Goldie to Dingle is No Stopping, West kerb only.
    • Tamaki Drive from Sage Road to St Heliers Bay Road
    • Goldie Street from Tamaki Drive to The Parade
  • From 4am until 2:30pm on Sunday 5 March on the following streets (no parking):
    • Hanene Street (full length)
    • Speight Road from Hanene Street to Long Drive
    • Taranaki Road from Melanesia Road to Kohimarama Road, Northern kerb only
    • Long Drive from Tamaki Drive to Towai Street
    • Melanesia Road from Sage Road to Baddeley Avenue, Northern kerb only.
  • From 4am until 2:30pm on Sunday 3 March on the following streets (Authorised parking):
    • Long Drive from Tamaki Drive to Auckland Road
    • Melanesia Road from Sage Road to Baddeley Avenue, Southern kerb.

Counties Manukau Cycling – 2024 Series - 3 March 2024

Event time: 7am to 3pm

Location: Waiuku, Mauku course

Roads impacted: Stop/go at the intersection of Union Road and Titi Road as well as Waiuku Road and Titi Road

Warriors vs Sharks - 8 March 2024

Event time: 6:30pm to 1am

Location: Go Media Stadium (Mount Smart), Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: Beasley Avenue, Maurice Road, Church Street, Station Road, O'Rourke Road, Rockridge Road, Church Street

P!nk Concert - 8 and 9 March 2024

Event time: 5pm to 10:30pm

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: New North Road, Bond Street, Great North Road, Sandringham Road, Walters Road, Cricket Avenue, Reimers Avenue, Kowhai Street, Raleigh Street, Bellwood Avenue, Rossmay Terrace, Altham Avenue, McDonald Street, Shaw Street, Royal Terrace, Burnley Terrace, Tongariro Street Ethel Street, Ward Terrace, Paice Avenue, Kenneth Avenue, Morningside Drive, Leslie Avenue, Onslow Road, New North Road, Bond Street, Dominion Road, Marlborough Street, Shaw Street, Collins Street.

Roads closed: New North Road, Bond Street, Sandringham Road, Onslow Road, Walters Road, Cricket Ave, Bellwood Ave, Reimers Ave, Rossmay Terrace, Altham Ave, Morningside Drive, McDonald Street, Shaw Street, Collins Street

Road closure times:

  • Pre-event closures: 3:30pm to 12:30am
  • Post-event closures: 8:30pm to 12:30am

Parking impact: No Stopping, Bus Parking, Authorised Parking Only, Mobility Parking

Parking restriction time: 3pm to 12am

St Patrick's Festival and Parade - 17 March 2024

Event time: 8am to 3pm

Location: Auckland Central, Auckland

Impacted roads: Queen Street, Wakefield Street, Mayoral Drive, Rutland Street, Lorne Street, Wellesley Street East, Wellesley Street West, Victoria Street East, Victoria Street West, High Street, Wyndham Street, Shortland Street, Durham Street, Fort Street, Jean Batten Place

Roads closed: Queen Street, Wakefield Street, Wellesley Street East, Wellesley Street West, Victoria Street East, Victoria Street West, Wyndham Street, Shortland Street, Durham Street, Fort Street, Jean Batten Place, Fort Lane

Road closure times: 

  • 8am to 1pm: Queen Street between Mayoral Drive and Rutland Street
  • 12pm to 1pm: Queen Street between Mayoral Drive and Customs Street East

SailGP - 23 and 24 March 2024

Event time: TBC

Location: Wynyard Point and Wynyard Quarter, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Warriors vs Knights - 31 March 2024

Event time: 4:30pm to 11pm

Location: Go Media Stadium (Mount Smart), Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: Beasley Avenue, Maurice Road, Church Street, Station Road, O'Rourke Road, Rockridge Road, Church Street

Roads closed: Beasley Avenue, Maurice Road, O'Rourke Road

Road closure times: 4:30pm to 11pm

Parking restriction time: 2:30pm to 9pm

Warriors vs Sea Eagles - 13 April 2024

Event time: 3:30pm to 10pm

Location: Go Media Stadium (Mount Smart), Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: Beasley Avenue, Maurice Road, Church Street, Station Road, O'Rourke Road, Rockridge Road, Church Street

Roads closed: Beasley Avenue, Maurice Road, O'Rourke Road

Road closure times: 3:30pm to 10pm

Parking restriction time: 1:30pm to 8pm

Warriors vs Titans - 25 April 2024

Event time: 4pm to 6pm

Location: Go Media Stadium (Mount Smart), Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: Beasley Avenue, Maurice Road, Church Street, Station Road, O'Rourke Road, Rockridge Road, Church Street

Warriors vs Dolphins - 26 May 2024

Event time: 6:05pm to 8pm

Location: Go Media Stadium (Mount Smart), Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Warriors vs Storm - 15 June 2024

Event time: 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Location: Go Media Stadium (Mount Smart), Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Warriors vs Broncos - 29 June 2024

Event time: 5pm to 7pm

Location: Go Media Stadium (Mount Smart), Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

World Choir Games - 16 July 2024

Event time: TBC

Location: Te Komititanga, Auckland Central, Auckland

Impacted roads: Quay Street, Lower Albert Street, Lower Hobson Street, Eastern Viaduct

Roads closed: TBC

Warriors vs Eagles - 2 August 2024

Event time: 8pm to 10pm

Location: Go Media Stadium Mt Smart, Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Warriors vs Bulldogs - 23 August 2024

Event time: 8pm to 10pm

Location: Go Media Stadium (Mount Smart), Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Coldplay - Music of the Spheres - 13, 15 and 16 November 2024

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC