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Illegal Parking


If you request is regarding obstruction of an entry or dangerous parking please call Police on 105.

If the vehicle is on a state highway please contact Waka Kotahi (NZTA) on 0800 444 449.


Illegal parking includes:

  • Parking on Broken Yellow lines – It is illegal to park a vehicle on any area marked by Broken Yellow Lines.
  • To stop, stand or park a vehicle on a road so as to obstruct entry to or exit from any driveway.
  • To have a vehicle on the road without a current Warrant of Fitness or and Licence.

Illegal parking doesn't include:

  • Engine breaking and other moving traffic offences eg. driving on foot paths can not be handled by Council.
  • Note – All moving traffic offences should be directed to the Police.