Pedestrians only in Courtenay Place for the Sevens this weekend

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News from WCC
With Rugby Sevens now an official Olympic sport, this weekend’s Sevens Wellington tournament has taken on new significance.

Wellington hosts the fifth leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series, and there’ll be 15 international teams in action, as well as our world champion All Black Sevens. The official photo shows all the captains yesterday at Oriental Bay.

Some CBD roads will be closed this weekend, to cope with Sevens crowds:

4.30pm (Saturday) till 6 am (Sunday 8 February)

Courtenay Place from Cambridge Terrace to Taranaki Street
Blair Street – closed with limited resident access
Allen Street – closed with limited resident access
Tory Street between Wakefield Street and Tennyson Street, including Holland Street and Forresters Lane – limited resident access
Taranaki Street between Wakefield Street and Ghuznee Street, includes York Street, Lukes and Halleys lanes – limited resident access
All of Inglewood Place – limited resident access to the parking building
Dixon Street between Taranaki Street and Victoria Street, including Christeson Lane
Manners Street between Taranaki Street and Victoria Street
Cuba Street between Manners Street and Wakefield Street

 

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