Street event road closures

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

Find out more about road closures and parking restrictions to help you plan your journeys around Wellington.

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February | March | April

Hurricanes vs Sharks – Saturday 15 February

Westpac Stadium 7.05pm start

Wellington Night Market – 2pm to 11:30pm, Saturday 15 February

Roads closed:

  • Manners Street (between Taranaki Street and Cuba Street except buses) 
  • Cuba Street (Manners Street to Wakefield Street) 

Traffic Management Fulton Hogan, Tane Evans, 0272032054

Wellington Round the Bays – 6.30am to 1pm, Sunday 16 February

Roads closed:

  • Customhouse Quay (Southbound lanes, from Whitmore to Jervois Quay) from 6.30am and 11am
  • Jervois Quay (Southbound lanes from Customhouse Quay to Cable Street) from 6.30am and 11am
  • Cable Street (between Jervois Quay and Oriental Parade – with exception of the right hand lane which will be open from Chaffers Street to Kent Terrace) from 7.00am to 11am
  • Oriental Parade (all of Oriental Parade) from 7.15am to 11am
  • Evans Bay Parade (between Oriental Parade and Cobham Drive) from 7.15am to 12 noon
  • Evans Bay Parade (between Cobham Drive and Kilbirnie Crescent) from 7.15am to 1pm
  • Wellington Road (one way east between Crawford Road and Ruahine Street) from 7.15am to 12 noon
  • Shelly Bay Road (all of Shelly Bay Road) from 7.30am to 12 noon
  • Massey Road (between Shelly Bay Road and approximately Point Gordon) from 7.30am to 12 noon
  • All arterial roads joining Evans Bay Parade closed 7.15am to 12 noon
  • Haitaitai (Taurima Street and Goa Street): no entry into Hataitai from 7.15am to 11.30am. Traffic can exit from Haitaitai.
  • Kilbirnie Crescent/Hamilton Road/Wellington Road intersection to the Evans Bay Parade/Cobham Drive/Wellington Road intersection: roads closure from 7.15am to 12.30pm (northbound), traffic 7.15am to 11.30am (southbound).

Contact: John Grieve, events@sportwellington.org.nz / Traffic Management Fulton Hogan, Tane Evans, 027 203 2054

Test Cricket vs India – Tuesday 18 to Wednesday 26 February

Roads closed:

  • 8am to 8pm, slip lane Ellice Street entrance (State Highway to State Highway). Set up and break down. Pedestrian management.

Contact: ryan@cricketwellington.co.nz

Wellington Night Market – 2pm to 11:30pm, Saturday 22 February

Roads closed:

  • Manners Street (between Taranaki Street and Cuba Street except buses) 
  • Cuba Street (Manners Street to Wakefield Street) 

Traffic Management Fulton Hogan, Tane Evans, 0272032054

Wellington Night Market – 2pm to 11:30pm, Saturday 29 February

Roads closed:

  • Manners Street (between Taranaki Street and Cuba Street except buses) 
  • Cuba Street (Manners Street to Wakefield Street) 

Traffic Management Fulton Hogan, Tane Evans, 0272032054

March

Pride Parade – 2pm to 8pm, Saturday 7 March

Roads closed:

  • Tennyson Street (Cambridge Terrace to Tory Street)
  • Courtenay Place (Tory Street to Taranaki Street) closes 4pm
  • Rolling Road Closure for the Parade from Tennyson Street to Taranaki Street Wharf

Contact: hello@wipp.nz

Please be aware there will be a workaround for Bus Diversions with Willis Street being closed.

Wellington Night Market – 2pm to 11:30pm, Saturday 7 March

Roads closed:

  • Manners Street (between Taranaki Street and Cuba Street except buses) 
  • Cuba Street (Manners Street to Wakefield Street) 

Traffic Management Fulton Hogan, Tane Evans, 0272032054

T20 International – Saturday 8 March

Roads closed:

  • 8am to 8pm, slip lane Ellice Street entrance (State Highway to State Highway). Pedestrian management.

Contact: ryan@cricketwellington.co.nz

Newtown Festival – 5am to 9pm, Sunday 8 March

Roads closed:

  • Riddiford Street (between Mein Street and Rhodes Street)
  • Rintoul Street (Riddiford Street and Millward Street)
  • Rintoul Street (at Colombo Street Saturday 2 March 2019 at 6.00pm to 11.30pm)
  • Constable Street (Riddiford Street to Daniell Street)
  • Hall Street (Riddiford Street to Daniell Street)
  • Emmett Street (All)
  • Green Street (All)
  • Wilson Street (approx 100m east off Riddiford Street)
  • Note: closure of Wilson Street extended to 11.30pm
  • Newtown Avenue (approx 100 m east of Riddiford Street)
  • Normanby Street (approx. 80 m east off Riddiford Street)
  • Donald McLean Street (approx. 50m east off Riddiford Street)
  • Gordon Street (All)
  • Florence Place (All)
  • Ferguson Street (for approximately 60m south off Donald Maclean Street)
  • Colombo Street (Saturday 2 March 2019 at 7.00am to Sunday 3 March 11.30pm)
  • Arney Street (All)

No parking on the above and some surrounding streets from 5am to 9pm.

A one-way system for bus services and vehicular traffic will operate on Mein Street, Daniell Street, and Owen Street.

Contact: Newtown Festival director Martin Hanley, 123martinh@gmail.com

T20 International vs South Africa – Sunday 8 March

Roads closed:

  • 8am to 9pm, slip lane Ellice Street entrance (State Highway to State Highway). Pedestrian management.

Contact: ryan@cricketwellington.co.nz

T20 International vs South Africa – Monday 9 March

Roads closed:

  • 8am to 9pm, slip lane Ellice Street entrance (State Highway to State Highway). Pedestrian management.

Contact: ryan@cricketwellington.co.nz

Wellington Night Market – 2pm to 11:30pm, Saturday 14 March

Roads closed:

  • Manners Street (between Taranaki Street and Cuba Street except buses) 
  • Cuba Street (Manners Street to Wakefield Street) 

Traffic Management Fulton Hogan, Tane Evans, 0272032054

Weetbix Kids Tryathlon – 6am to 3pm, Sunday 15 March

Lane closure:

  • Evans Bay Parade 
  • Kilbirnie Crescent 
  • State Highway Evans Bay to Kilbirnie Crescent

Contact: Craig Seuseu, 08009338249

Wellington Car Club Alexander Road Hill climb – 7am to 6pm Sunday 15 March

Road closed:

  • Alexandra Road (Constable Street to Lookout Road)

Contact: Event Secretary, Jody Seabright, 021 717676

Wellington Night Market – 2pm to 11:30pm, Saturday 28 March

Roads closed:

  • Manners Street (between Taranaki Street and Cuba Street except buses) 
  • Cuba Street (Manners Street to Wakefield Street) 

Traffic Management Fulton Hogan, Tane Evans, 0272032054

April

Nite Noodle Market – 2pm to midnight, Friday 10 April – Thursday 30 April

Basin Reserve

Pedestrian management:

  • Slip Lane (Ellice Street to Basin Reserve)

More information

Street Activities
Wellington City Council

Phone 04 499 4444
Email streetactivities@wcc.govt.nz
Postal Address PO Box 2199
Wellington 6140