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Proposed Temporary Road Closures: World Rally Championship

Notice is hereby given that Waikato District Council, for allowing Rally New Zealand to hold stages of the New Zealand leg of the World Rally Championship on September 4, proposes to temporarily close a number of roads in the Raglan and Te Akau areas.

The proposed roads and dates for these closures (COVID-19 Alert Level-permitting) are:

 Whaanga Coast Special Stages 2 and 5

 Waimaori Rd, Matawha Rd, Tuturimu Rd, Ruapuke Rd (from Tuturimu intersection), and Whaanga Rds on Tuesday September 1 (reconnaissance) from 8.45am to 12.30pm and on Friday September 4 from 6.45am to 5pm.

 Te Akau South Special Stages 3 and 6

 Ruakiwi Rd, Mangiti Rd and Te Akau South Rd on Tuesday September 1 (reconnaissance) from 10.30am to 3.30pm and on Friday September 4 from 8.30am to 6.30pm.

 Te Akau North Special Stages 4 and 7

 Te Akau Coast Rd, Matira Rd and part of Dixon Rd on Tuesday September 1 (reconnaissance) from 11.15am to 4pm and Friday September 4 from 9am to 7pm.

 Raglan Refuelling Stop

 Wainui Rd from Bankart St to Bow St, and Bow St from Wainui Rd to Wallis St intersection on Friday September 4 from 6.45am 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 object or support the proposal should lodge their feedback by email to by 5pm, 29 May 2020, or in writing to: World Rally Championship Proposed Road Closures, Waikato District Council, Private Bag 544, Ngaruawahia, 3742.

 This notice is given pursuant to the Tenth Schedule of the local Government Act 1974.

 G J Ion

Chief Executive