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20/01/2017 11:00am

Hauraki District Liquor Ban

Notice is hereby given pursuant to the Hauraki District Council Consolidated Bylaw that the consumption of alcoholic liquor, the bringing of liquor or of empty liquor containers and the possession of liquor or empty liquor containers in the public places identified below is hereby prohibited during the periods identified below.

Liquor Ban for Whiritoa

Prohibition applies to all public places including roads, beaches and reserves for the Waitangi Day Weekend Public Holiday period being from 4.00pm Friday, 3 February 2017 to 4.00am Tuesday, 7 February 2017 inclusive.

Liquor Bans for Paeroa, Ngatea and Waihi

That the consumption and bringing into and possession of liquor in all public places including, roads and reserves are prohibited at all times within areas of the townships listed below:

Waihi

  • Within the 50 kilometre speed limit areas of Waihi township, and
  • Within the 70 kilometre speed limit of Parry Palm Avenue, East from the Margaret Street/Kensington Road intersection to the 50 kph speed limit sign East of the Martin Road/Baber Street intersection.

Paeroa and Ngatea

  • Within the 50 kilometre speed limit areas of the Paeroa and Ngatea townships.
Penalties

Any person who commits an offence against the prohibition may be convicted and fi ned up to $20,000.

Powers of Police

The Hauraki District Council Consolidated Bylaw authorises any member of the New Zealand Police to act under sections 169 and 170 of the Local Government Act 2002, including the exercise of the power under section 170(2) to immediately and without further notice search a container or vehicle.

LD Cavers
Chief Executive
Hauraki District Council


Temporary Road Closure 

Pursuant to the Section 11(e) of the Tenth Schedule of the Local Government Act 2002, notice is hereby given that for the purpose of a Motorsport Hillclimb event The following road will be closed to ordinary vehicular traffic for the period indicated below. During the period of closure provision will be made for ordinary vehicular traffic, which would otherwise use the road, to use alternative routes.

Date of Closure: Sunday 22 January 2017
Time of Closure: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Road to be closed: 633-771 Rotokohu Road, PAEROA

Alternative provision for ordinary vehicular traffic will be made with signs, cones and barriers to redirect traffic on detour.

It will be an offence under the above regulations for any person otherwise than under authority of an authorised permit to use the road for ordinary vehicular traffic during the period of closure.

LD Cavers
Chief Executive
Hauraki District Council