Road Closures & Road Conditions

Gore District Road Closures


Gore Country Music Festival Events

Irk Street – Thursday 30 May

Irk Street will be closed from the intersection with Main Street to the New World car park on Thursday 30 May from 12 noon to 10.00pm. This is allow for the New Zealand Country Music Awards, at the SBS St James Theatre.

Medway Street – Friday 31 May

There will be no vehicle access to Medway Street from Hokonui Drive, from 7.30am Friday 31 May to 12 noon Sunday 2 June. The closure is to allow for the erection of a marquee for two country music festival events – The Warratahs Live and the Freeze Ya Bit Off Busking final and street party – to be held between The Thomas Green and the Howl At The Moon. Access to businesses in Medway Street is available from Fairfield Street.

Saturday 1 June

McDonough Contracting Trucking Parade There will be disruptions to traffic flow between 2.00pm and 3.00pm for the Gore Truck Show parade. The route is Oreti Street - Charlton Road - Main Street (SH1) - Hokonui Drive (SH94) - Traford Street.


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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