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Events causing delays

This page is a useful resource if you're planning to attend a large event in Auckland or if you want to be aware of possible detours and delays en route to your destination.

Events with road closures and parking restrictions

View areas of Auckland below for more information on any events, detours and delays happening there.

Information updated: 22 June 2017.

Central

All Blacks vs Lions, Saturday 24 June 2017

Location: Quay Street near fan zone and around Eden Park. Road closures and parking restrictions at Eden Park.
Timing: from 5pm Saturday to 2am Sunday.

Roads closed

Saturday 3pm to Sunday 2am: full closure of Quay Street from Lower Albert Street to Commerce Street from 3pm Saturday 24 June to 2am Sunday 25 June; and from 3pm Saturday 8 July to 2am Sunday 9 July.
Saturday 5pm to Sunday 2am:
Sandringham Road (between New North Road and Paice Avenue), Riemers Avenue, Cricket Avenue, Walters Road, Bellwood Avenue, Raleigh Street, Kowhai Street, Cromwell Street, Royal Terrace, Tongariro Street, Taupata Street, Onslow Road, Burnley Terrace, Ward Terrace, Leslie Avenue, Ethel Street, Collins Street, Shaw Street, Rossmay Terrace, McDonald Street, Altham Avenue, Cabbage Tree Swamp Drive.
Saturday 9.15pm to 11pm: Morningside Drive (between New North Road and McDonald Street, Stormont Place, Bond Street, New Bond Street, New North Road (between Dominion Road Extension and Bond Street), Sainsbury Road.

Parking restrictions

Saturday 2.30pm to 11pm: Hurstmere Rd, Cook St, Mayoral Dr.
Saturday 3pm to Sunday 2am:
Quay Street (from Commerce St to Britomart Pl).
Saturday 4pm to 11pm: Sandrigham Rd, Onlsow, Walters, Bellwood, Burnley Terrace, McDonald Street, Altham Ave, Rossmay, GribbleHurst Rd, Paice Ave, King Edward St, Parrish Rd, Alderley Rd, Carrick Place, Lisnoe Ave, Leamington Rd, Kamahi Street, Cromwell Street, Ethel Street, Shaw Street, Collins Street, Cricket Ave, Reimers Ave, Kowhai Street, Royal Tce, Raleigh Street, Wellgarth Street, Tongariro St, Taupata Street, Marlborough Street, Ward Tce, Bond Street, Walters Rd, Aroha Ave, Morningside Dr, Stormont Place, Great North Rd, New North Rd.
Saturday 6pm to 11pm: Dominion Rd.

Find out about taking public transport to the DHL Lions Series fan zone and games.

Waterview tunnel opening

Location: Mt Roskill.
Timing: from 10am - 7pm.
Roads closed: 5pm to 9pm: Hendon Ave (From Range View Rd to Richardson Rd).
Parking restrictions: 5pm to 9pm: Mt Albert Rd.

Chris Rock, Saturday 1 July 2017

Location: Spark Arena, Auckland Central.
Timing: from 6pm - midnight.
Roads closed: Mahuhu Cres, Tapora St, Te Taou Cres, Tangihua St.
Parking restrictions: Tapora St, Mahuhu Cres, Te Taou Cres, Quay St.

Harry Potter Orchestra, Sunday 2 July 2017

Location: Spark Arena, Auckland Central.
Timing: from 6pm - midnight.
Roads closed: Mahuhu Cres, Tapora St, Te Taou Cres, Tangihua St.
Parking restrictions: Tapora St, Mahuhu Cres, Te Taou Cres, Quay St.

All Blacks vs Lions, Saturday 8 July 2017

Location: Eden Park. Road closures and parking restrictions at Eden Park.
Timing: from 5pm to 11pm.

Roads closed

Saturday 5pm to 11pm: Sandringham Road (between New North Road and Paice Avenue), Riemers Avenue, Cricket Avenue, Walters Road, Bellwood Avenue, Raleigh Street, Kowhai Street, Cromwell Street, Royal Terrace, Tongariro Street, Taupata Street, Onslow Road, Burnley Terrace, Ward Terrace, Leslie Avenue, Ethel Street, Collins Street, Shaw Street, Rossmay Terrace, McDonald Street, Altham Avenue, Cabbage Tree Swamp Drive.
Saturday 9.15pm to 11pm: Morningside Drive (between New North Road and McDonald Street, Stormont Place, Bond Street, New Bond Street, New North Road (between Dominion Road Extension and Bond Street), Sainsbury Road.

Parking restrictions

TBC.

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Sunday 9 July 2017

Location: Spark Arena, Auckland Central.
Timing: from 6pm - midnight.
Roads closed: Mahuhu Cres, Tapora St, Te Taou Cres, Tangihua St.
Parking restrictions: Tapora St, Mahuhu Cres, Te Taou Cres, Quay St.


North

There are no events causing delays currently listed for north Auckland.


South

Warriors vs Bulldogs, Friday 23 June 2017.

Location: Mt Smart Stadium, Penrose.
Timing: from 8pm.
Roads closed: Beasley Ave, from 8.45pm - 11pm.
Parking restrictions: Beasley Ave, from 8pm - 11pm.


East

There are no events causing delays currently listed for east Auckland.


West

There are no events causing delays currently listed for west Auckland.


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