Street event road closures

Sometimes we close roads and restrict parking in order to host events around the city.

This page is regularly updated as new events and road closures are approved.

If you have any questions, contact: street.activities@wcc.govt.nz

May 2024

Vosseler Shield – Saturday 25 May

Road closure: 8am to 4.30pm

  • Alexandra Road (north side of SPCA entrance way to the intersection of Lookout Road and Alexandra Road)

Contact: Georgina Wedge, georgina@andersondesign.co.nz
To be approved.


June 2024

Gazley Marathon – Sunday 23 June

Road closure: 6am to 1pm

  • Seaward Lane Closure: Two lanes from Sky Stadium traffic lights South along Waterloo Quay, Customhouse Quay, Jervois Quay to start at Cable Street, 6am to 11.30am. This is for the outward section of all races, using two for the three lanes until Jervois Quay where it will gradually funnel down to one lane by Cable Street. Residents, business owners and the public (accessing carparking) will have controlled access across this closed lane where needed under Traffic management staff.
  • Seaward Lane Closure: Cable Street to Oriental Parade. Lane closure to be in place between 6am to 11.30am. This is for the outward section of the route only. Residents, business owners, Te Papa and market goers will have controlled access under Traffic Management staff.
  • Road Closure: Oriental Parade and Evans Bay Parade, between Cable Street and Cobham Drive. Full road closure to be in place between 6am to 1pm. Landward lane for normal westbound traffic will be open by approximately 11am. Residents and business owners will have controlled access under Traffic Management Staff.
  • Road closure: Shelly Bay Road, between Miramar Avenue and South end of Shelly Bay, 7am to 12pm. Residents and business owners within the road closure will have controlled access under Traffic Management Staff.
  • Marshalled Resident and Business Access: Herd Street between 6am to 1pm.
  • Controlled Waterfront Access: Herd Street through Chaffers Marina, Frank Kitts Park, Queen Wharf to Bluebridge Ferry Terminal. 9am to 1pm

Contact: Michael Jacques, michael@mdj.co.nz


October 2024

Mexted Motors Spring into Tawa – Saturday 19 October

Road closure: 5am to 6pm

  • Main Road (between Lyndhurst Road intersection and Surrey Street roundabout).
  • No parking within the road closure site.
  • Main Road bus stops #3956 and #3916 moved to Oxford Street
  • Disabled parking available behind The Pink Pineapple (214A Main Road)
  • Parking restrictions will apply around the event.

Contact: info@springintotawa.nz


Contact us

If you have any questions, contact the Street Activities team.

Street Activities
Wellington City Council

Email: street.activities@wcc.govt.nz

Phone: 04 499 4444

Postal address: PO Box 2199
Wellington 6140