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Motorists heading to the Fiji Showcase to use Queen Elizabeth Drive during Super rugby match

Members of the public heading to the Fiji Showcase on Friday are requested to use Queen Elizabeth Drive. This is to accommodate the Super Rugby match between the Gallagher Chiefs and the BNZ Crusaders. In a statement, the Chief Operations Officer for the Fiji Police Force ACP Rusiate Tudravu said for those wishing to attend […]

Salote Qalubau

June 29, 2016 4:35 pm

Members of the public heading to the Fiji Showcase on Friday are requested to use Queen Elizabeth Drive.

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Chief Operations Officer ACP Rusiate Tudravu.

This is to accommodate the Super Rugby match between the Gallagher Chiefs and the BNZ Crusaders.

In a statement, the Chief Operations Officer for the Fiji Police Force ACP Rusiate Tudravu said for those wishing to attend the Fiji Showcase are being requested to find alternative parking space outside the sealed off areas and walk to the Vodafone Arena.

TUDRAVU: “For those wanting to attend the Fiji Showcase we request them to use Queen Elizabeth Drive so that Traffic officers at the end of the sealed off junction at Laucala Bay Road will be able to allow them in to park at the car park behind Nandos. Others wanting to watch the game but have no vehicle pass will have to find alternative parking”

“After the completion of the match, Fletcher Road heading into Vatuwaqa will be opened for one-way traffic only and those wanting to head into Suva are requested to use alternative routes.”

ACP Tuidravu said the Fiji Police Force understands theĀ inconvenience that this may cause for some.

TUDRAVU: “We request everyone to look at the bigger picture and the outcome hosting an incident free event will have for the nation.”

Police will also be using an aerial drone for surveillance during the event.

An aerial shot of the ANZ National Stadium in Suva where the Super Rugby match between the Chiefs and Crusaders will take place. (Fiji Sports Council).
An aerial shot of the ANZ National Stadium in Suva where the Super Rugby match between the Chiefs and Crusaders will take place. (Fiji Sports Council).

ACP Tuidravu said this is the holistic approach they are taking to ensure maximum coverage of the game venues as well as the outer cordons.

TUDRAVU: “Again we would request members of the public to bear with us during this time, so that the end state of hosting an incident free game will see our nation hosting similar major sporting events in the future.”

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