Roads Listen You'll find State Highway (NZTA) info here: http://www.journeys.nzta.govt.nz/traffic Temporary Closure of Otara Bridge, Ohingaiti Manawatu District Council wishes to advise that PURSUANT to Section 342 (b) and the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Otara Bridge will be closed from: 7:00am on Tuesday 2 October 2018 to 5:00pm on Friday 5 October 2018 and 7:00am on Tuesday 23 October 2018 to 5:00pm on Friday 26 October 2018 for the purpose of bridge strengthening works. The bridge will be closed at all times during this period. During the closure period access from State Highway 1 to Rangiwahia will be from Mangaweka via Ruahine Road. Please note that there is an existing 6 tonne gross weight limit for all vehicles using Ruahine Road. Temporary Closure of King Street Marton Railway Crossing Rangitikei District Council wishes to advise that PURSUANT to Section 342 (b) and the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a portion of King Street, Marton will be closed from 9.00am to 2.00 pm on Friday the 12th October 2018. King Street will be closed for all vehicular traffic, from the Edward Street intersection to the Hawkestone Road Intersection. Rangitikei District Council regrets any inconvenience caused. Intention to Close Road to Vehicular Traffic PURSUANT to Section 342 (b) and the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 1974, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, the Rangitikei District Council intends to consider closing the roads as listed below for the purpose of permitting the following events: EventRoad Closure DateRoad Closure TimeRoad to be ClosedObjection Closing DateThe Hunterville Huntaway Festival (Shemozzle)Saturday 27 October 2018 6:00am to 6:00pmBruce Street – Portion of between SH1 and Paraekaretu Street4.00 pm Friday 24 August 2018 2018 Armistice Day 100th Commemoration ServiceHunterville and Bulls RSASunday 11 November 201810:45am to 11:30am10:30am to 12:00pmHunterville - High Street- from State Highway 1 to Kotukutuku RoadBulls - Daniell Street- from High Street to Bull Street4.00 pm Friday the 19 October 2018Marton Market DayProject Marton Saturday 24 November 20187:00am to 5:00pmBroadway – from High Street to Hopping Electrical on BroadwayFollett Street - from Stewart Street to Broadway4.00 pm Friday 19 October 2018Silver Fern Rally 2018Club Targa IncTuesday 27 November 201813:20 to15:5014:10 to 18:40 15:10 to19:40Stage 26: Owhakura Road- 43.09kmsStart: On Owhakura Road 300mts from its intersection with Whangaehu Valley Road Past Koukoupo Road (no exit) Right into Turakina Valley Road Past Kamatawi Road (no exit) Past Ruanui Road Past Bald Hill Road Past Okaka Road Finish: on Turakina Valley Road, 300mts from its intersection with Pohonui RoadStage 27: Pohonui Road- 22.59kms Start: On Pohonui Road, 300mts from its intersection with Turakina Valley Road Past Mataiponga Road (no exit) Past Taheke Road (no exit) Continue into Koeke Road at intersection with Huia Road (no exit) and Ohaka Road Finish: At 877 Koeke RoadStage 28: Watershed Road- 17.54kms Start: On Watershed Road, 300mts from its intersection with Wairepu West Road and Wairepu East Road Past Te Kumu Road (no exit) Past Koraenui Road (no exit) Finish: On Watershed Road, 300mts from its intersection with Kiekie Road4.00 pm Friday 5 October 2018Bulls Christmas ParadeBulls and District Community TrustSaturday December 1st 20189:30am to 1:00pmHigh Street - from Hammond Street to Daniell Street Daniell Street – from High Street to Wilson Street Wilson Street – one lane from Daniell Street to Bull Street Bull Street – entirety 4.00 pm Friday 2 November 2018Marton Christmas ParadeProject MartonSaturday December 1st 20181:30pm to 4:30pmFollet Street – Broadway to William StreetBroadway – Follet Street to High Street4.00 pm Friday 2 November 2018Taihape Christmas ParadeTaihape Community Development Trust Saturday December 1st 201812:00pm to 1:00pmHautapu Street – between Kuku Street and Huia Street Tui Street – between Robin Street and Kokako Street Kokako Street – North bound lane between Kuku Street and Huia Street Kuku Street – East bound lane between Kokako Street and Hautapu Street Huia Street – West bound lane between Kokako Street and Hautapu Street4.00 pm Friday 2 November 2018Hunterville Christmas Parade Hunterville Lions ClubMonday 24 December 20184.30 pm to 5.00 pmBruce Street4.00 pm Friday 16 November 2018 Any person objecting to the proposals is called upon to lodge notice of his/her objection and grounds thereof in writing, before the Objection Closing Date, at the office of the Rangitikei District Council, Private Bag 1102, Marton 4741. Objections may be shared with the event organiser. Should the Rangitikei District Council decide to close the said roads, a public notice shall be given. Mangaweka Bridge Now Open 21 October 2016 However, the weight restriction of 3,000 axle load and 6,000 kg gross mass will remain in place. Furthermore, a speed restriction of 10 kph and "no stopping" will apply for all vehicles.