Notice is hereby given that Waikato District Council has received an official application from Rally New Zealand to hold stages of the New Zealand leg of the World Rally Championship on September 30, 2022.
It proposes to temporarily close a number of roads in the Raglan and Te Akau areas.
The proposed roads and times for these closures are as follows:
Whaanga Coast Special Stages
Waimaori Rd, Matawha Rd, Tuturimu Rd, Ruapuke Rd (from Tuturimu intersection), and Whaanga Rds on Tuesday September 27 (reconnaissance) from 9am to 12 noon and on Friday September 30 from 6.30am to 4.30pm.
Te Akau South Special Stages
Ruakiwi Rd from Te Akau Rd intersection, Mangiti Rd and Te Akau South Rd until Te Akau Rd and Te Akau Coast Rd intersection on Tuesday September 27 (reconnaissance) from 11.30am to 3pm and on Friday September 30 from 8am to 6pm.
Te Akau North Special Stages
Te Akau Coast Rd, Matira Rd, Dixon Rd and Waimai Valley Rd from intersection with Dixon Rd on Tuesday September 27 (reconnaissance) from 12.15pm to 3.20pm and Friday September 30 from 9am to 7pm.
Raglan Main St Refuelling Stop
Both sides of Bow St from Bankart St roundabout to Cliff St, and both sides of Wainui Rd from Bow St to Bankart St on Friday September 30 from 10am to 5pm.
For the proposed period of closure, the roads would be manned at intersections by clearly identifiable marshals equipped with radio communication and access will be provided in the event of an emergency.
Any person wishing to support or object to the proposal should lodge their feedback by going to www.waikatodistrict.govt.nz/wrc2022 and filling out the feedback form by 5pm, 8 July 2022, or in writing to: World Rally Championship Proposed Road Closures, Waikato District Council, Private Bag 544, Ngaruawahia, 3742.