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Last updated: 7 December 2023

Henderson Christmas Festival - 9 December 2023

Event time: 12pm to 4pm

Location: Henderson Town Centre, Great North Road

Roads closed: Great North Road between Ratanui Street and Edmonton Road

Road closure times: 9am to 4pm

Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park - 9 December 2023

Event time: 7:30pm to 10:15pm

Location: Auckland Domain, Grafton

Impacted Roads: Park Road, Grafton Bridge, Grafton Road, Carlton Gore Road, Khyber Pass, George Street, Domain Drive, Grandstand Road, Kiosk Road, The Crescent, Wintergarden Road, Football Road, Museum Circuit, Maunsell Street Extension, Titoki Street

Roads closed: Park Road, Grafton Bridge, Carlton Gore Road, George Street, Domain Drive, Grandstand Road, Kiosk Road, The Crescent, Wintergarden Road, Football Road, Museum Circuit, Maunsell Street Extension, Titoki Street

Road closure times:

  • 6am to 11pm - internal domain
  • 4pm to 11pm - external roads
  • 10pm-11pm Grafton Road only for egress

 Parking impact: no stopping, authorised parking or mobility parking from 3pm to 11pm

Waiuku Christmas Festival & Parade - 9 December 2023

Event time: 5pm to 9pm

Location: King Street, Waiuku, Auckland

Impacted roads:

  • Closed from 3:30pm to 11pm: Queen Street, Court Street, Bowen Street, Kirk Street, Domain Street
  • Stop/go delays on King Street from River Lane to Owens Road while parade is passing through (about 5 minutes in each direction)
  • Stop/go delays on King Street from River Lane to Owens Road while parade is passing through (about 5 minutes in each direction)

Howick Santa Parade - 10 December 2023

Event time: 9am onwards

Location: Picton Street, Howick

Impacted roads: Picton Street, Moore Street, Uxbridge Road, Fencible Drive, part of Wellington Street

Roads closed: Picton Street, Fencible Drive, Cook Street (from Selwyn Road round about towards Abercombie Street), Selwyn Road (between Picton Street roundabout and Sale Street), Ridge Road (between Picton Street and Stockade Hill)

Road closure times: 9am to 4:30pm

Annual Chariot Festival - 16 December 2023

Event time: 12pm to 2pm

Location: Queen Street, Auckland CBD

Roads closed: Queen Street, Shortland Street, Victoria Street West, Wellesley Street, Mayoral Drive

Road closure times: 4am to 2pm

Hidden Valley Festival - 27 December 2023

Event time: 3pm to 11pm

Location: Matakana Country Park, Auckland

Impacted roads: Omaha Flats Road, Takatu Road, Leigh Road

Sky City New Year’s Eve Fireworks - 31 December 2023

Event time: 9pm to 2am

Location: Queen Street, Auckland

Impacted roads: Queen Street, Victoria Street West, Victoria Street East, Wellesley Street West, Wellesley Street East, Lorne Street, Kitchener Street, Mayoral Drive, Hobson Street, Albert Street, Wyndham Street, Customs Street, Fanshawe Street

Roads closed: Queen Street, Victoria Street West, Victoria Street East, Wellesley Street West, Wellesley Street East, Lorne Street, Mayoral Drive, Hobson Street, Albert Street, Wyndham Street

Road closure times: 9pm to 2am

ASB Tennis Classic 2024 - 1 to 13 January 2024

Event time: 7am to 12am daily

Location: ASB Tennis Centre, Grafton, Auckland

Road closures: 24/7 closures on lower Domain Drive, Grafton Mews, Tennis Lane 

Blackcaps v Pakistan T20 - 12 January 2024

Event time: 7:10pm

Location: Eden Park, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Synthony in the Domain - 10 February 2024

Event time: TBC

Location: Auckland Domain

Impacted roads: TBC

People's Triathlon Mission Bay - 18 February 2024

Event time: 7am to 11.30am

Location: Tamaki Drive, Orakei, Auckland

Impacted roads: Tamaki Drive, Long Drive, Ngapipi Road, Okahu Street.

Roads closed 7am to 11:30am: Tamaki Drive, Okahu Street.

Auckland Lantern Festival - 22 February 2024

Event time: TBC

Location: Manukau Sports Bowl, Manukau, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Blackcaps vs Australia T20 - 23 February 2024

Event time: 7.10pm

Location: Eden Park, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Blackcaps vs Australia T20 - 25 February 2024

Event time: 1pm

Location: Eden Park, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

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

Warriors vs Sharks - 8 March 2024

Event time: 8pm to 10pm

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

Impacted roads: TBC

P!nk Concert - 8 and 9 March 2024

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

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: 6:05pm to 8pm

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

Impacted roads: TBC

Warriors vs Sea Eagles - 13 April 2024

Event time: 5pm to 7pm

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

Impacted roads: TBC

Warriors vs Titans - 25 April 2024

Event time: 4pm to 6pm

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

Impacted roads: TBC

IRONMĀORI Tāmaki - 4 May 2024

Event time: 5am to 12:30pm

Location: Ōrākei, Auckland

Impacted roads: Tamaki Drive, Ngapipi Drive, Long Drive, Okahu Street

Roads closed: Tamaki Drive (closed between Ngapipi Drive and Long Drive), Okahu Street

Road closure times: 5am to 12:30pm

Parking impact: No stopping on Tamaki Drive between Ngapipi Drive and Long Drive

Parking restriction times: 7am to 2:30pm

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