Residents and Business Owners Information

Welcome to the residents and business owners information page for the 2017 Mount Festival of Multisport.

Below you will find detail on road closures and timing during the weekend of the festival (Friday 6th January – Sunday 8th January 2017) and information for local businesses.

If you have any questions or concerns we urge to get in contact with us personally at 

Residents and Business Owners Information
SMC Events is proud to host the Mount Festival of Multisport at Coronation Park and Pilot Bay in 2017.

This year the festival will include the Port of Tauranga Half, Under Armour Mount Run, Jetts Dash for Cash, The Little Big Markets, Night Owl Cinema and The Bay of Plenty Times NZ Beach Volleyball Champs.

If you are a resident of the The Mall or Adams Ave, please view the resident’s information here.

If you are a resident within the wider Peninsula, please view the resident’s information here.

All residents will receive a mail drop of the 2017 Residents Letter with the above information on these road closures during the festival, we do encourage to you stick this information on your fridge for easy access.

If you are a business operating within The Mall, Adams Ave, Marine Parade, Ocean Beach Road, Papamoa Beach Road or Parton Road you should have received a business information letter. Please note the special delivery instructions for Marine Parade / Adams Ave listed in the Business Delivery Map here.

Friday 6th January 2017 - Road Closures & Timing
The Mall/Salisbury Ave (from Prince Ave to Victoria Rd) will be closed from Friday 6.00am till Saturday 10pm

If you are a resident in this area you will have already received a specific letter regarding access, if you haven’t please contact Road closure will not restrict access to the Port of Tauranga.

Please note “No Parking Restrictions” will be put in force on The Mall and Adams Ave between Prince Ave and Maunganui Road from 4.30am on Saturday the 7th of January – please ensure all vehicles are parked up driveways or on surrounding streets to prevent being towed.

Saturday 7th January 2017 - Road Closures & Timing
Road closures will be in place from 4.30am till 3.00pm from The Mall along the entire course down to Parton Road  / Papamoa Beach Road roundabout.

If you are a resident in this area you will still be able to access your property however we ask that you ensure you proceed with caution to the closest cross street to exit the course. Marshals will be placed on every street corner and will assist you in with alternate routes to get to your destination.

Please AVOID driving on the course at all times, if this is unavoidable please ensure you drive slowly and take extreme care and be aware of cyclists and runners.

Boat Ramp Closure
The Pilot Bay Boat Ramp will be closed from 4.30am until 3.00pm on Saturday – please note any boats launched prior to 4.30am will not be able to return until after 3.00pm. We recommend using Sulphur Point Boat Ramp.

Please under no circumstance park your vehicle and trailer in this car park as it being used as part of the course for several events.

We hugely appreciate your patience and ask that you seek alternative ramps to use over the festival weekend.

Council Information
The Tauranga City Council Summer Road Closure Map can be viewed here.

Please visit for further info

Transition Area - Road Closures & Timing - Friday 6th & Saturday 7th January
The Mall/Salisbury Ave (from Prince Ave to Victoria Rd) will be closed from Friday 6.00am till Saturday 10pm.


Contact Us
If you have any further questions or any specific requirements leading up to the event please contact

If you have any issues on the day please contact our Event Director, Wendy Boyce on 021 223 3575 or

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