Road Closures & Road Conditions

Gore District Road Closures


Irk Street Access Restrictions

A film crew will be in Gore this Sunday (14 July) to film a car commercial. This will cause disruptions to traffic from 7.00am to 12 noon in the following streets:

  • Irk Street – access will be closed to traffic turning right from Main Street. There will be disruptions to traffic turning left into Irk Street off Main Street, and traffic turning into Irk Street from Fairfield Street.
  • Mersey Street – there will be disruptions to traffic accessing Mersey Street from either Fairfield or Main streets.

People are asked not to park in Mersey or Irk streets (between Main Street and Fairfield Street) from Saturday evening onwards. 

Spectators are welcome to watch the filming.


Landslip Valley Road Closure

Landslip Valley Road will be closed to through traffic from Wednesday 24 July to Friday 16 August to allow for the construction of a new bridge. It will be closed from State Highway One (Waipahi Highway) at Pukerau to Dynes Road. There will be access up to the construction site, but not through it.

There will be a detour signposted.


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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