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31 Dec 2016 — 1 Jan 2017

Nelson City centre, Parkers Road for the new year celebrations



Pursuant to the Local Government Act 1974, notice is hereby given that Nelson City Council proposes to 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.  The roads to be closed: 

  • Bridge Street from Collingwood Street to Trafalgar Street
  • Trafalgar Street from Bridge Street to Hardy Street
  • Buxton Square Car Park
  • Hardy Street from Morrison Street to Church Street
  • Park Street

Time of closure: from 5pm Saturday 31 December 2016 until 6am Sunday 1 January 2017. 

This closure is for public safety during the New Year’s Eve celebrations.

Any person wishing to give feedback about this closure is requested to do so in writing by Friday 16 December 2016, attention Mark Hollows of Nelson City Council, P O Box 645, Nelson, or email  The final decision of whether the road will be closed will be advertised on Council’s website at

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

Clare Hadley, Chief Executive