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11 Mar 2017

Central city roads for the National Celtic Pipe Band Competition




Pursuant to the Local Government Act 1974, notice is hereby given that the Royal New Zealand Pipe Band Association will temporarily close the following roads to ordinary vehicle traffic.  It will be an offence under this Act for any persons without an authorised permit to use the roads for ordinary vehicle traffic during the period of closure. 

These closures are for the Celtic Pipe Band National Championships, which will involve a parade and competition of 45 pipe bands from New Zealand and Australia.

The roads to be closed:

  • HALIFAX STREET from Trafalgar St to Collingwood St, including the Trafalgar / Halifax traffic signals.
  • TRAFALGAR STREET from Grove St to Bridge St (including the Trafalgar / Bridge intersection).
  • BRIDGE STREET from Trafalgar St to the access to Montgomery Square

Time of closure: Saturday 11 March 2017 from 8:30 am until 12:00 pm.

Car parking on the above routes will be prohibited from 6 am until 12:00 pm.

HATHAWAY CAR PARK will also be closed from the end of Hathaway Terrace from 6:00 am Fri 10 March until 8 pm Sat 11 March.  Access for Hathaway Court and Terrace residents via Hathaway Terrace will not be stopped.

Nelson City Council thanks the public for its patience and understanding.

Clare Hadley, Chief Executive