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October 27th, 2015

Santa Returns to Queen Street

Santa is back on Queen Street this Christmas. With thanks to Mansons TCLM Limited for funding and managing the installation and de-installation of Santa and reindeer on the new Farmers site, and to Skycity for their contribution to the storage costs.

His installation will occur over the weekend of 13-15 November. 

The following road closures and traffic management will be in place to accommodate this:

Friday 13 November: Santa’s Boots installed (3am – 5am). Traffic management in place from 2am – 7am.  Access from Queen Street into Victoria St towards Bowen St closed.
Saturday 14 November: 3am – 1pm Access from Queen Street into Victoria St towards Bowen St closed and two lanes on Queen St will be closed – but there will be traffic access on Queen Street.
Sunday 15th November:  5am – 6pm Victoria St between Queen and High Streets completely closed and two lanes of Queen Street closed – but there will be traffic access on Queen Street.

Pedestrian and business access will be maintained at all times - there will be pathways created around the affected areas of footpath.

The De-installation details are:
Saturday 16th January, 2016: 3am – 1pm access from Queen Street into Victoria St towards Bowen St closed and 2 lanes on Queen St will be closed.
Sunday 17th January, 2016: 5am – 6pm Victoria St between Queen and High Streets completely closed and 2 lanes of Queen Street closed.















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