Upcoming Road Closures

Below is a list of upcoming road closures that are scheduled to take place in 2023 due to planned maintenance work or events being held.

Ōroua Road - from its intersection with RangitĪkei Line/SH3 to its intersection with Rongotea Road, on Tuesday 10 January  2023 between 7:00am and 2:00pm and Wednesday 11 January 2023 between 7:00am and 5:00pm, whilst resealing work is undertaken.


Aranui Road will be closed from 7:00am to 6:00pm on 16 January until 28 February for roadworks being done on the intersection of Aranui Road and Longburn Rongotea Road.

Residents and service vehicles will have access during this closure, please follow instructions from contractors onsite.


Pararorangi Road will be closed from its intersection with Arapata Road on Saturday 4 March 2023 between 8:00am to 5:00pm for the purposes of permitting the Manawatū Car Club to conduct a Rally Sprint Event.

Any person objecting to the proposals is called upon to lodge notice of his/her objection and grounds thereof in writing, before 4:00 pm, Friday 3 February 2023, at the office of the Manawatū District Council, Private Bag 10,001, Feilding. Email public@mdc.govt.nz

Should the Manawatū District Council decide to close the said roads, a public notice shall be given.