Road Closures & Road Conditions

Gore District Road Closures


Road closures for TARGA Rally 

The following roads will be closed on Tuesday 23 October to allow for stages of the Targa NZ rally:

From 8.30am to 1.00pm –

  • Ontario Street from Toronto Street to the intersection with MacGibbon Road/River Road;
  • River Road from the intersection with MacGibbon Road to Diamond Peak Road;
  • Diamond Peak Road to Kaiwera Road;
  • Kaiwera Road from the intersection with Diamond Peak Road to Voights Road.

From 9.20am to 1.50pm –

  • East Chatton Road;
  • North Chatton Road from the intersection with East Chatton Road to Waikaka Road; 
  • Waikaka Road from the intersection with North Chatton Road to Lurgan Street.

From 9.45am to 2.15pm –

  • Greenvale Road from the intersection with Wendon Valley Road to Crossan’s Corner.

Please note times are approximate. If you have any queries please call GDC Roading Officer Paul Williamson, phone 209 0330.

Kennedy Road

Kennedy Road will be closed to through traffic from Monday 24 September to Thursday 20 December to allow for the construction of a new bridge. There will be a temporary bridge bypass for light traffic only.


Whenever possible we will list upcoming road closures. Unless otherwise stated please contact our Transport Manager Peter Standring, phone 209 0330, for more information if required.

Gore District Road Conditions

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