Request for temporary road closures during Mitre 10 rugby matches at Yarrow Stadium

29 July 2019

New Plymouth District Council has requested the following temporary road closures during Mitre 10 Cup rugby matches at Yarrow Stadium.

Road to be closed: Maratahu Street from Tukapa Street to 3m west of Yarrow Stadium’s main vehicle entrance (adjacent to the Maara Tahu Centre).

Date and period of closures:

  • from 10.30am to 10pm or 3.30pm to 10pm on Friday 18 October or Saturday 19 October. TBC semi-final.
  • from 3.30pm to 10pm on Friday 25 October. TBC final.

During the above road closures the following temporary traffic controls will be in place:

  • P2 drop-off parking zone on the south side of Tukapa Street from 31 Tukapa Street east to Maratahu Street.
  • Bus parking only around the perimeter of Sanders Park on Wallace Place and Cutfield and Gladstone roads.

The application is being considered under the Transport (Vehicular Traffic Road Closure) Regulations 1965. Submissions to the closure should reach New Plymouth District Council by 4pm on Tuesday 20 August.

Submissions must be made on the road closure form, which is available online at, or by contacting the Council on 06-759 6060 or

Emergency vehicles will have unrestricted access at all times.

During the proposed period of closure, an approved traffic management plan will provide for ordinary vehicular traffic which would otherwise use the roads