Road Closures & Road Conditions

Gore District Road Closures


Saturday 23 February to Tuesday 26 February

Bowler Avenue will be closed from the intersection with Fairfield Street to Main Street, from Saturday 23 February to Tuesday 26 February, to allow for the demolition of a building.


Sunday 24 February

Mataura River Day - River Terrace will be closed on Sunday 24 February, from 8.00am to 8.00pm, for the On the Fly Mataura River Day.

Drag racing - the following streets will be closed from 7.30am to 7.00pm, for the Cobra Hot Rod & Custom Car Club 1/8th mile drag racing: 

  • Woolwich Street, from the Oxford/Huron intersection to Boundary Road, and
  • Maitland Street, from Hamilton St to intersection with Woolwich Street

Detours will be available via Hamilton Street and Boundary Road.


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

For updates on local roads check out our Facebook page.

For updates on state highways in the South Island go to the New Zealand Transport Agency website.

For road condition updates throughout New Zealand, check out the Facebook page Road LERT Info.

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