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View the list of upcoming events for information about any road closures and parking restrictions.

Last updated: 21 January 2020

Bastille - Thursday, 23 January 2020

Location:
Spark Arena, Auckland City Centre.

Timing:
8pm onwards.

Roads closed:
5pm to 1am (on Friday 24 January): Tapora Street, Mahuhu Crescent.

Parking restrictions:
6pm to Midnight: Tapora Street, Mahuhu Crescent, Te Taou Crescent, Quay Street.

T20 - Black Caps v India - Friday 24 and Sunday 26 January 2020

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Rodders Beach Festival - Friday 24 to Sunday 26 January 2020

Location:
Orewa Reserve, Orewa.

Timing:
2pm to 9pm.

Roads closed:
6am to 4pm/6am to 2pm: Hibiscus Coast Highway (Centreway Road to Riverside Road), Hibiscus Coast Highway (Riverside Road to West Hoe Road).

Parking restrictions:
None.

Bus stop closures and diversions:
Find out what bus stop closures and diversions are in place for this event.

Music in Parks - St Heliers - Saturday, 25 January 2020

Location:
Glover Park, St Heliers.

Timing:
5pm to 8pm.

Roads closed:
11am to 9pm: Glover Road.

Parking restrictions:
None.

SkyCity Chinese New Year - Saturday, 25 January 2020

Location:
Federal Street, Auckland City Centre.

Timing:
2pm to 4pm.

Roads closed:
7am to midnight: Federal Street (Wellesley Street to Victoria Street).

Parking restrictions:
None.

T20 - White Ferns v South Africa - Saturday 25 and Monday 27 January 2020

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St Jerome's Laneway Festival - Monday, 27 January 2020 (Auckland Anniversary)

Location:
Albert Park, Auckland City Centre.

Timing:
12pm to 10:30pm.

Roads closed:
Midnight on Thursday 23 January to 2am on Wednesday 29 January: Princes Street (between Waterloo Quadrant to Wellesley Street East), Alfred Street.

Parking restrictions:
10pm Thursday 23 January to 11:59pm Tuesday 28 January: Princes Street, Alfred Street.
5pm Sunday 26 January to midday Tuesday 28 January: Wellesley Street.
7am to 11:30pm Monday 27 January: Princes Street.

Bus stop closures and diversions:
Find out what bus stop closures and diversions are in place for this event.

Blues v Chiefs - Friday, 31 January 2020

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Breakers v Adelaide 36ers - Friday, 31 January 2020

Location:
Spark Arena, Auckland City Centre.

Timing:
7:30pm onwards.

Roads closed:
None.

Parking restrictions:
6pm to Midnight: Tapora Street, Mahuhu Crescent, Te Taou Crescent, Quay Street.

Unite Walk for Mercy Hospice - Sunday, 2 February 2020

Location:
Auckland Domain, Grafton.

Timing:
2pm to 5pm.

Roads closed:
4pm to 7pm: Domain Road, Lower Domain Road, The Crescent, Lovers Lane, Football Road, Grandstand Road North, Wintergarden Road, Kiosk Road.
2pm to 5pm: Grafton Mews.

Parking restrictions:
4pm to 7pm: Domain Road, Lower Domain Road, The Crescent, Lovers Lane, Football Road, Grandstand Road North, Wintergarden Road, Kiosk Road, Grafton Mews.

Waitangi Day - Okahu Bay - Thursday, 6 February 2020

Location:
Okahu Bay Reserve, Orakei.

Timing:
9:30am to 4pm.

Roads closed:
6am to 4pm: Kitemoana Street.

Parking restrictions:
6am to 4pm: Kitemoana Street.

Waitangi at Waititi - Thursday, 6 February 2020

Location:
Hoani Waititi Marae, Parrs Meadows.

Timing:
10am to 4pm.

Roads closed:
7am to 7pm: Albionvale Road (Haka Wihong Place to Tuck Nathan Drive), Tuck Nathan Drive.

Parking restrictions:
None.

Queen and Adam Lambert - Friday, 7 February 2020

Location:
Mt Smart Stadium, Penrose.

Timing:
8:15pm onwards.

Roads closed:
Pre-closure from 5am Friday 7 February to 1am Saturday 8 February: Beasley Avenue.
Pre-closure from 6pm Friday 7 February to 1am Saturday 8 February: O'Rorke Road, Maurice Road, Rockridge Avenue, Fairfax Avenue, Olive Road. Parking lane removed on Station Road (Rockfield Road to Walls Road).
Post-closure from 9:30pm Friday 7 February to 1am Saturday 8 February: Parking lane removed on Station Road (Walls Road to Great South Road).

Parking restrictions:
4pm Friday 7 February to 1am Saturday 8 February: Maurice Road, Rockridge Avenue, O'Rorke Road, Mt Smart Road.
5am Friday 7 February to 1am Saturday 8 February: Beasley Avenue, Station Road.

Music in Parks - Blockhouse Bay - Friday, 7 February 2020

Location:
Blockhouse Bay Reserve, Blockhouse Bay.

Timing:
6pm to 9pm.

Roads closed:
1pm to 10:30pm: Endeavour Street.

Parking restrictions:
1:30pm to 10:30pm: Endeavour Street.

ODI - Black Caps v India - Saturday, 8 February 2020

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Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon - Sunday, 9 February 2020

Location:
Point England Reserve, Point England.

Timing:
9am to 1pm.

Roads closed:
7am to 1pm: Dunkirk Road (Matapan Road to Benghazi Road), Riverside Avenue (Benghazi Road to Point England Road), Point England Road (Riverside Avenue to end).

Parking restrictions:
5am to 4pm: Dunkirk Road (Matapan Road to Benghazi Road), Riverside Avenue (Benghazi Road to Point England Road), Point England Road (Riverside Avenue to end).

Coatesville Half Marathon - Sunday, 9 February 2020

Location:
Coatesville Reserve, Coatesville.

Timing:
7:30am to 11:30am.

Roads closed:
5am to 11:30am: Mahoenui Valley Road (Coatesville-Riverhead Highway to O'Brian and Ridge Road), Ridge Road (O'Brian/Mahoenui Valley Road), Elmore Road (Ridge Road to Elmore Road), Brookedale Road (Ridge Road to Paremoremo Road), Wake Road (Coatesville-Riveread Highway to Ridge Road), Glenmore Road (Coatesville Riverhead Highway to Ridge Road).

Parking restrictions:
None.

Big Gay Out - Sunday, 9 February 2020

Location:
Coyle Park, Point Chevalier.

Timing:
12pm to 7pm.

Roads closed:
8am to 8pm: Pt Chevalier Road (Boscawen Street to Coyle Park), Bangor Street (Boscawen Street to Coyle Park).

Parking restrictions:
8am to 8pm: Pt Chevalier Road, Boscawen Street, Bangor Street.

Auckland Lantern Festival - Thursday 13 to Sunday 16 February 2020

Location:
Auckland Domain, Grafton.

Timing:
Thursday 13 February: 7pm to 10:30pm.
Friday 14 to Sunday 16 February: 4pm to 10:30pm

Roads closed:

  • 6am to 3pm on 11 to 14 February: The Crescent (Cenotaph to Domain Drive west), Kiosk Road will have a managed road closure. Domain Drive will have a lane closure.
  • 3pm to 6am (the next day) on 14 to 18 February: Domain Drive (Park Road to Titoki Street), Lower Domain Drive, Grafton Mews (Lower Domain Drive to Stanley Street), The Crescent, Kiosk Road, Wintergarden Road, Football Road, Grandstand Road and Little George Street.
  • 7pm to midnight on 14 and 15 February and 6pm to midnight on 16 and 17 February: Grafton Bridge, Park Road, Seafield View Road (Carlton Gore Road to Park Road), Park Avenue, Glasgow Tce, Boyle Crescent, Carlton Gore Road north lane (Grafton Road to Huntly Avenue), Carlton Gore Road (Huntly Avenue to Davies Crescent), Kingdon Street north, Morgan Street, Alma Street, Clayton Street, George Street, Domain Drive (Titoki Street to Parnell Road).
  • 5pm to midnight on 14 to 17 February: Maunsell Road (Titoki Street to Parnell Road) & Titoki Street, Maunsell Road (Titoki Street to Museum Circuit), Cenotaph Road, Museum Circuit.

Parking restrictions:

  • 6am to 6pm on 7 to 19 February: Football Road, (western kerb line south of Wintergarden Road), Wintergarden Road, (southern kerb line).
  • 6am to 6pm on 11 to 19 February: The Crescent (between Museum Circuit and the western intersection with Domain Drive).
  • 6am to 6am (the next day) on 14 to 18 February: Sensory Gardens and Laurie Avenue.
  • 2pm to 6am (the next day) on 14 to 18 February: The Crescent, (both kerb lines from the eastern intersection with Domain Drive and Museum Circuit), Kiosk Road, (southern kerb lines between The Crescent and Domain Drive and all parking spaces at the Grandstand Road North intersection), Football Road, (Grandstand Road South and Little George Street), Grandstand Road South (both kerb lines).

Takapuna Beach Cup - Friday 14 and Saturday 15 February 2020

Location:
Takapuna Beach Reserve, Takapuna.

Timing:
9am to 5pm.

Roads closed:
None.

Parking restrictions:
5pm to 8pm on 13 February and 6am to 6pm on 14 to 16 February: Takapuna Beach Carpark.
6am Friday 14 February to 3pm Sunday 16 February: The Strand.

Wellington Phoenix v Melbourne City - Saturday, 15 February 2020

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Pentatonix - Saturday, 15 February 2020

Location:
Spark Arena, Auckland City Centre.

Timing:
7:30pm onwards.

Roads closed:
5pm to 1am (Saturday 16 February): Tapora Street, Mahuhu Crescent.

Parking restrictions:
6pm to Midnight: Tapora Street, Mahuhu Crescent, Te Taou Crescent, Quay Street.

Mairangi Bay Food & Wine Festival - Saturday, 15 February 2020

Location:
Montrose Beach Park, Mairangi Bay.

Timing:
12pm to 8pm.

Roads closed:
None.

Parking restrictions:
8am to 8pm: Montrose Terrace, Sidmouth Street.

Orewa Boulevard Arts Fiesta - Saturday, 15 February 2020

Location:
Moana Reserve and Moenui Reserve, Hibiscus Coast.

Timing:
1pm to 7pm.

Roads closed:
11am to 9pm: Hibiscus Coast Highway (between Florence Avenue and Riverside Road).

Parking restrictions:
None.

Neat Street - Saturday, 15 February 2020

Location:
Pah Road, Papatoetoe.

Timing:
7am to 4pm.

Roads closed:
6am to 5pm: Pah Road (Olive Crescent to Capital Place), Capital Place.

Parking restrictions:
None.

Elton John - Sunday 16, Tuesday 18 and Thursday 20 February 2020

Location:
Mt Smart Stadium, Penrose.

Timing:
7:30pm onwards.

Roads closed (on each day):
Pre-closure from 5am to 1am (the next day): Beasley Avenue.
Pre-closure from 4:30pm to 1am (the next day): O'Rorke Road, Maurice Road, Rockridge Avenue, Fairfax Avenue, Olive Road. Parking lane removed on Station Road (Rockfield Road to Walls Road).
Post-closure from 9pm to 1am (the next day): Parking lane removed on Station Road (Walls Road to Great South Road).

Parking restrictions:
4pm to 1am (the next day): Maurice Road, Rockridge Avenue, O'Rorke Road, Mt Smart Road.
5am to 1am (the next day): Beasley Avenue, Station Road.

TV programme filming - The Wild - Sunday 16 to Tuesday 18 February 2020

Location:
Upland Road, Ventor Road, Remuera.

Timing:
8pm Sunday 16 February to 9pm Tuesday 18 February.

Roads closed:
7am to 5pm: Shoulder closure on Upland Road, Stop/Go on Upland Road and Ventor Road.

Parking restrictions:
7am to 5pm: Upland Road.

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