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Last updated: 7 February 2023

Ed Sheeran Concert - 10 to 11 February 2023

Event time: 7pm to late

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: Split Rail deployment - Eden Park and surrounding streets - at egress period extension of TMP to include Bond Street - Morningside Drive.

Roads closed: Sandringham Road and surrounding streets - at egress period - extending to Bond Street New North Road between Little George Street and Bond Street - Morningside Drive. 

Road closure time: 2 to 11:30pm (both days)

Total Closure from 2pm – Sandringham Road (between New North Road and Paice Avenue), Walters Road

Closure requiring diversion from 8:30pm – Morningside Drive (between New North Road and Sainsbury Road), New North Road (between Bond Street and Little George Street)

Parking impact: Parking restrictions in place as per extent of TMP - Bond Street - Morningside Drive - Sandringham Road and surrounding streets.

Parking restriction times: 2 to 11:30pm (both days)

Coatesville Half Marathon - 12 February 2023

Event time: 7am to 11am

Location: TBC

Impacted roads: TBC

Roads closed: TBC

Road closure times: 5am to 11:30am

Big Gay Out - 12 February 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Point Chevalier, Auckland

Impacted roads: Point Chevalier Road

Roads closed: Point Chevalier Road (between Johnson Street and Coyle Park)

Road closure times: 8am to 8pm

Music In Parks: Blockhouse Bay - 17 February 2023

Event time: 2pm to midnight

Location: Blockhouse Bay Reserve, Auckland

Impacted roads: Endeavour Street

Roads closed: Endeavour Street (south of Armagh Road)

Road closure times: 3pm to 11:30pm

Parking impact: Endeavour Street (Cul-de-sac end - authorised vehicles only)

Parking impact times: 2pm to 11:30pm

Auckland Rainbow Pride Parade - 18 February 2023

Event time: 1pm to 12:30am

Location: Ponsonby, Auckland

Impacted roads: Ponsonby Road, Karangahape Road, Newton Road, Franklin Road, College Hill, Richmond Road, Picton Street, Brown Street, Williamson Avenue, Pollen Street, Rose Road, Crummer Road, Great North Road, Hopetoun Street, Hereford Street

Roads closed: Ponsonby Road, Richmond Road, Picton Street, Brown Street, Williamson Avenue, Pollen Street, Rose Road, Crummer Road, Hopetoun Street

Road closure times: 1pm to 12:30am

Orewa Boulevard Arts Fiesta 2023 - 18 February 2023

Event time: 11am to 7pm

Location: Orewa, Auckland

Impacted roads: Hibiscus Coast Highway, Florence Avenue, Moana Avenue, Tamariki Avenue, Moenui Avenue, Riverside Road

Roads closed: Hibiscus Coast Highway, Florence Avenue, Moana Avenue, Tamariki Avenue, Moenui Avenue, Riverside Road

Road closure times: 9am to 9pm

Dave Chappelle Comedy Show - 18 February 2023

Event time: 5:30pm

Location: Spark Arena, Auckland

Impacted roads: Tangihua Street

Roads closed: Tangihua Street (between Quay Street and Beach Road)

Road closure times: 9:30pm to 1am

People's Triathlon 22 - 23: Maraetai - 19 February 2023

Event time: 8am to 11:30am

Location: Maraetai, Auckland

Impacted roads: Maraetai Drive, Maraetai Coast Road, North Road, Omana Esplanade

Roads closed: Maraetai Drive, Maraetai Coast Road, North Road

Road closure time: 7:30am to 11:30am

Te Matatini Powhiri - 21 February 2023

Event time: 10am to 2:30pm

Location: Okahu Bay, Auckland

Impacted roads: Tamaki Drive between Ngapipi Road and Patteson Avenue

Roads closed: Maraetai Drive, Maraetai Coast Road, North Road

Road closure time: 7:30am to 11:30am

Moana Pasifika vs Fijian Drua - 25 February 2023

Event time: 4:45pm

Location: Mt Smart Stadium, Penrose

Impacted roads: Beasly Avenue

Roads closed: Beasly Avenue

Road closure time: TBC

Parking impact: Beasly Avenue

University of Auckland Orientation - 26 February to 1 March 2023

Event time: 12pm 26 February to 11pm 1 March

Location: University of Auckland, Auckland

Impacted roads: Alfred Street, Princes Street

Roads closed: Alfred Street

Road closure times: 6am 26 February to 7am 2 March

Lorde Concert - 4 March 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Western Springs Stadium, Western Springs, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Beach n Bites Longest Dinner - 4 March 2023

Event time: 6:30pm to 11pm 

Location: Hibiscus Coat Highway, Orewa, Auckland 

Impacted roads: Hibiscus Coat Highway, Florence Avenue, Moana Avenue, Tamariki Avenue, Moenui Avenue, Riverside Road

Roads closed: Hibiscus Coast Highway 

Road closure times: 2pm to 1am 

Round the Bays - 5 March 2023

Event times: 9:30am to 1pm

Location: Auckland Central, Auckland

Impacted roads: Quay Street, Tamaki Drive, Ngapipi Road, Long Drive, Auckland Road, Hanene Street, Kotiri Street, Pahaki Street, Speight Road, The Parade, Goldie Street, Benbow Street, Polygon Road, Maheke Street, Allum Street, Melanesia Road, Dingle Road, Challenger Street

Roads closed: Quay Street, Tamaki Drive, Ngapipi Road, Long Drive, Auckland Road, Hanene Street, Kotiri Street, Pahaki Street, Speight Road, The Parade, Goldie Street, Benbow Street, Polygon Road, Maheke Street, Allum Street, Melanesia Road, Dingle Road, Challenger Street

Road closure times: 

  • Quay Street (between Lower Albert Street and The Strand): 4am to 12pm
  • Tamaki Drive (between The Strand and Ngapipi Road): 7am to 12pm
  • Tamaki Drive (between Ngapipi Road and Saint Heliers Bay Road): 7am to 1:45pm
  • Ngapipi Road (between Paratai Drive and Tamaki Drive): 7am to 1:45pm
  • Long Drive (between Tamaki Drive and Melanesia Road): 7am to 1:45pm
  • Auckland Road (between Tamaki Drive and Dingle Road): 7am to 1:45pm
  • The Parade (between Tamaki Drive and Goldie Street): 7am to 1:45pm
  • Goldie Street (between Tamaki Drive and Kaimata Street): 7am to 1:45pm
  • Benbow Street (between Saint Heliers Bay Road and Goldie Street): 7am to 1:45pm
  • Polygon Road (between Saint Heliers Bay Road and Goldie Street): 7am to 1:45pm
  • Hanene Street, Kotiri Street, Pahaki Street, Speight Road, Maheke Street: 7am to 1:45pm
  • Long Drive (between Melanesia Road and Towai Street), Allum Street (between Melanesia Road and Towai Street), Melanesia Road (between Sage Road and Auckland Road), Auckland Road (between Long Drive and Dnigle Road), Challenger Street: 10:30am to 12:20pm

Harry Styles Concert - 7 March 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Mount Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

ASB Polyfest - 8 to 11 March 2023

Event start time: 7am Wednesday 8 March

Event end time: 7pm Saturday 11 March

Location: Manukau

Impacted roads: ​Boundary Road, Te Irrirangi Drive, Sandrine Avenue 

Roads closed: Sandrine Avenue, Clover Park

Road closure times:

  • 8 March: 7am to 4pm 
  • 9 March: 5am to 8pm 
  • 10 March: 5am to 8pm 
  • 11 March: 5am to 8pm 

Parking impact: No stopping on Israel Aveune, Boundary Road, Sandrine Avenue

Parking restriction times: 5am to 8pm from 8 to 11 March 

My Chemical Romance Concert - 11 March 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Outerfields, Western Springs, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Walk it. Wheel it. - 12 March 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Auckland Central

Roads closed: TBC

Wellington Phoenix v Sydney FC - 12 March 2023

Event time: Kick off 3pm

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: Sandringham Road, Cricket Avenue, Walters Road, Reimers Avenue

Roads closed: Walters Road, Cricket Avenue, Raleigh Street, Bellwood Avenue, Reimers Avenue

Road closure time: TBC

Parking impact: No stopped on Sandringham Road

Parking restriction time: TBC

Walk it. Wheel it. - 19 March 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Auckland Central

Roads closed: TBC

Blackcaps v Sri Lanka One Day International - 25 March 2023

Event time: 2pm to 10pm

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Walk it. Wheel it. - 26 March 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Auckland Central

Roads closed: TBC

Warriors v Bulldogs - 26 March 2023

Event time: Kick off 4pm

Location: Mount Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Blackcaps v Sri Lanka T20 - 2 April 2023

Event time: 1pm to 5pm

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Warriors v Cowboys - 15 April 2023

Event time: Kick off 4pm

Location: Mount Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Wellington Phoenix v Brisbane Roar - 16 April 2023

Event time: Kick off 3pm

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: Sandringham Road, Cricket Avenue, Walters Road, Reimers Avenue

Roads closed: Walters Road, Cricket Avenue, Raleigh Street, Bellwood Avenue, Reimers Avenue

Road closure time: TBC

Warriors v Roosters - 30 April 2023

Event time: Kick off 4pm

Location: Mount Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

The People's Triathlon Mission Bay - 7 May 2023

Event time: 7:30am to 11:30am

Location: Mission Bay, Auckland

Impacted roads: Tamaki Drive

Roads closed: Tamaki Drive (Between Ngapipi Road and Long Drive)

Road closure times: 7:30am to 11:30am

Warriors v Dolphins - 3 June 2023

Event time: Kick off 5pm

Location: Mount Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Warriors v Sharks - 16 July 2023

Event time: Kick off 4pm

Location: Mount Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

FIFA Women's World Cup - 20 July 2023

Event time: TBC

Location: Eden Park, Mount Eden, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Warriors v Raiders - 21 July 2023

Event time: Kick off 8pm

Location: Mount Smart Stadium, Penrose, 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

Warriors v Sea Eagles - 18 August 2023

Event time: Kick off 8pm

Location: Mount Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC

Warriors v Dragons - 25 August 2023

Event time: Kick off 8pm

Location: Mount Smart Stadium, Penrose, Auckland

Impacted roads: TBC