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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.

Upcoming events

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

Last updated: 19 February 2018

Volvo Ocean Race - Tuesday, 13 February to Friday, 23 March

Location:
Auckland city centre.

Timing:
6am to 11pm.

Roads closed:
None.

Parking restrictions:
9am to 11pm Saturday 24 February to Sunday 18 March: Halsey Street.
All day (24 hours) Saturday 24 February to Sunday 18 March: Customs Street West.
6am to midnight Friday 23 February to Friday 23 March: Brigham Street.

Blackcaps Tri-series T20 Final - Wednesday, 21 February

See Eden Park event road closures.

Chinese New Year in Remuera - Friday, 23 February

Location:
Remuera.

Timing:
6pm to 9pm.

Roads closed:
1pm to 11pm: Vincent Avenue.

Parking restrictions:
None.

XRACE Devonport - Saturday, 24 February

Location:
Windsor Reserve, Cheltenham Beach, North Head in Devonport.

Timing:
10am to 1pm.

Roads closed:
6.30am to 12.30pm: King Edward Parade (Victoria Road to Buchannan Street).

Parking restrictions:
None.

Vive La France - Saturday, 24 February

Location:
Milford Town Centre, Milford.

Timing:
10am to 2pm.

Roads closed:
7.30am to 4.30pm: Dodson Avenue (Kitchener Road to sliplane).

Parking restrictions:
None.

Albany Lakes Summer Series - Sunday, 25 February

Location:
Albany Lake Reserve, Albany.

Timing:
8am to 11am.

Roads closed:
7.30am to 10am: Stadium Drive (the right lane for runners, the left remains open for cars), Don McKinnon Drive (from Appian Way to Monroe Lane), Appian Way (except for traffic accessing the Albany Stadium and swimming pool from the Don McKinnon roundabout), Warnboet Way south of Corbin Ave, Corbin Ave (from Appian Way to Warnboet Way), Davies Drive, Monroe Lane extension closed.

Parking restrictions:
None.

TV Programme filming - Sunday, 25 and Monday, 26 February

Location:
Auckland city centre.

Timing:
9.30am to 2am.

Roads closed:
From 11.30am Sunday 25 February to midnight: Fort Street (from Gore Street to Customs Street).
From 11am Monday 26 February to 2am Tuesday 27 February: Fort Street (from Gore Street Lane to Emily Place).

Parking restrictions:
None.

Krispy Kreme opening - Wednesday, 28 February to Monday, 5 March

Location:
Krispy Kreme, Manukau.

Timing:
From 6am Wednesday 28 February to 6am Monday 5 March.

Roads closed:
From 6am Wednesday 28 February to 6am Monday 5 March: Sharkey Street, Osterley Way.

Parking restrictions:
From 6am Wednesday 28 February to midnight Sunday 4 March: Ronwood Avenue.

Auckland Lantern Festival - Thursday, 1 March to Sunday, 4 March

Location:
Auckland Domain.

Timing:
1 March: 7pm to 10.30pm (Lantern only night).
2 to 4 March: 4pm to 10.30pm.

Roads closed:

  • Pre-event closure - 7am Thursday 22 February to 3pm Thursday 1 March: Domain Drive (between The Crescent).
  • From 3pm Thursday 1 March to 6am Monday 5 March: All internal Domain roads will be closed.
  • Thursday 1 and Friday 2 March - From 7pm to Midnight: Carlton Gore Road, Park Road, Boyle Crescent, Park Avenue, Seafield View Road, Grafton Bridge, Glasgow Terrace, George Street, Clayton Street, Morgan Street, Alma Street, Titoki Street, Maunsell Road.
  • Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 March - From 6pm to Midnight: Carlton Gore Road, Park Road, Boyle Crescent, Park Avenue, Seafield View Road, Grafton Bridge, Glasgow Terrace, George Street, Clayton Street, Morgan Street, Alma Street, Titoki Street, Maunsell Road.
  • Post-event closure - 5am Monday 5 March to 8pm Tuesday 6 March: Domain Drive (between The Crescent).

Parking restrictions:

  • From 6am Thursday 22 February to 6pm Monday 5 March: Football Road, The Crescent, Wintergarden Road.
  • From 2pm Thursday 1 March to 6am Monday 5 March: Domain Drive, Museum Circuit, Grandstand Road North, Grandstand Road South, Lower Domain Drive, Cenotaph Road, Grafton Mews, Little George Street, Kiosk Road.
  • 1 to 4 March - 6pm to midnight: Khyber Pass Road.

Summer Zinefest - Saturday, 3 March

Location:
Auckland city centre.

Timing:
12pm to 4pm.

Roads closed:
9am to 5pm: Lorne Street.

Parking restrictions:
None.

Ports of Auckland Round The Bays - Sunday, 4 March

Location:
Tamaki Drive.

Timing:
9.30am to 12.30pm.

Roads closed:
4am to 11.45am: Quay Street (from Tangihua Street to The Strand).
7am to 11.45am: Quay Street (from Lower Albert Street to Tangihua Street).
7am to 11.45am: Tamaki Drive (from Ngapipi Road to The Strand).
7am to 12.45pm: Tamaki Drive (from Kohimarama Road to Ngapipi Road).
7.30am to 12.45pm: Long Drive (from Tamaki Drive to Melanesia Road), Auckland Road, Challenger Street, The Parade, Goldie Street, Maheke Street, Benbow Street, Polygon Road.

Parking restrictions:
3pm Saturday 3 March to 3pm Sunday 4 March: Goldie Street.
3am to 1pm: Quay Street, Tamaki Drive (from Quay Street to 12 Tamaki Drive).
6am to 1pm: Tamaki Drive (from 12 Tamaki Drive to Goldie Street), Taranaki Road, Baddeley Avenue, Long Drive, Hanene Street, Speight Road, The Parade, Polygon Road.

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