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Guy Fawkes Restrictions in Auckland

( Making Guy Fawkes safer.

To keep beaches and parks safe for everyone this Guy Fawkes, Auckland City Council and New Zealand Police will once again be implementing a fireworks ban on public spaces.

The ban is applicable between Wednesday, 3 November and Saturday, 6 November and includes the following locations:

* Achilles Point
* Kohimarama beach
* Ladies Bay
* Michael Joseph Savage Memorial
* Orakei Domain
* Selwyn Domain
* St Heliers Bay beach
* Vellenoweth Green
* Watene Reserve
* Okahu Bay and Okahu Landing
* Whenua Rangatira
* Glover Park
* Madills Farm
* Tahuna Torea
* Mechanics Bay
* Tamaki Drive (from Mechanics Bay to Achilles Point).

In addition, gates to some of the city’s parks on volcanic cones will be closed to vehicle traffic at the earlier time of 6pm between November 5 to 7. Parks affected are:

* Maungawhau-Mt Eden
* Owairaka-Mt Albert
* Maungarei-Mt Wellington
* Maungakiekie-One Tree Hill
* Puketapapa-Mt Roskill
* Michael Joseph Savage

The ban will not prevent people letting fireworks off on private property.

Media Release 26 October 2010 from Auckland City Council.



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