Proposed temporary road closures for Matariki Festival 2022

The Council has received applications for the temporary closures of the following roads, for the following events, on the dates and times shown below


Matariki Festival 

Roads proposed to be closed:

  • Oxford Terrace, between Gloucester Street and Worcester Street
  • Cathedral Square, between Colombo Street and Worcester Street

Proposed periods of closures:

  • From 5pm to 11pm Daily from Thursday 23 June 2022 to Sunday 3 July 2022

These closures are proposed to be made under paragraph 11(e) of the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974. The proposed closures will apply to all vehicular traffic with the exception of emergency service vehicles, Trams and vehicles directly involved with the events.

No resident access will be available during the period of these proposed closures.

Any person who wishes to object to the proposed closure may do so in writing to the Council Secretary, Christchurch City Council, PO Box 73016, Christchurch, no later than 9am Thursday 26 May 2022.

Alternately, any objection may be emailed to 

J Daly.

Council Secretary