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6 Feb 2017 — 7 Feb 2017

RC 16-051 Trafalgar Street and Hathaway Terrace for the Nitro Circus



Pursuant to the Local Government Act 1974, notice is hereby given that Nitro Circus 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. 

These closures are for the safe exit of people attending the Nitro Circus at Trafalgar Park.

Time of closures: About a 30-minute period some time between 6pm and 7:15pm on Monday 6 February 2017.  If the Monday has inclement weather and the event is postponed, the closures will be for about a 30 minute period some time between 9pm and 10:15pm on Tuesday 7 February 2017. 

The roads to be closed: 

  • TRAFALGAR STREET from Wainui Street to Halifax Street, including the Halifax Street / Trafalgar Street signalised intersection.
  • HATHAWAY TERRACE from Trafalgar Street to Hathaway Car Park.  Residential parking and property access on Hathaway Terrace will be available, but vehicle movements will be stopped while people exit Trafalgar Park after the circus.
  • HATHAWAY CAR PARK and TRAFALGAR PARK LANE from 6am until midnight on Monday 6 February (or Tuesday 7 February).  Access for businesses on Trafalgar Park Lane will be available.  A coned parking area will be provided for Hathaway Court residents in Hathaway Car Park.  These residents may exit via Hathaway Court. 

Any person wishing to give feedback about this proposal is requested to do so in writing by Friday 20 January 2017, attention Mark Hollows of Nelson City Council, P O Box 645, Nelson, or email  The decision of whether the roads 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