Counting down to 2010


Live music
Who: The Oxo Cubans plus the Medicine Men
Where: Earnslaw Park
When: Tonight 8.30pm-1am

DJ stage
Who: DJ Aspro and DJ Hand Solo
Where: Memorial Gates, Marine Parade
When: Tonight 8.30pm-1am

New Year’s Eve fireworks
Where: They’re let off from a barge in Queenstown Bay
When: Midnight

Liquor Ban Zone
Until 6am, Wednesday, Jan 6

Lakeshore from One Mile roundabout to Park St, including Queenstown Gardens, plus the CBD area

It is an offence to consume, possess and/or bring liquor into the zone and/or carry glassware in any public area in this zone

Licensed premises

Don’t leave the Liquor Ban Zone with glass containers or drinks

Off-licence sales

Liquor bought within the Liquor Ban Zone must be immediately taken out of the zone unopened

Road closures

5pm tonight until 2am tomorrow

Rees St from Shotover St to Marine Parade 

Marine Parade from Rees St to Church St 

Beach St from Camp St to Shotover St 

All of Cow Lane

Public transport
Connectabus will provide transportation following the celebrations, departing from O’Connells Shopping Centre.

Services from Frankton – Queenstown – Fernhill will also run to 11.15pm every 30 minutes.

Kelvin Heights pickups will be 9pm-10pm, starting at Oregon Drive to Queens­town. Arrowtown to Queenstown departures are 9pm and 10pm.

After midnight, departures from downtown Queenstown will be every 15 minutes covering Fernhill, Frankton, Kelvin Heights, Lake Hayes Estate and Arrowtown.

These services stop about 4.30am