The Hertz Sevens tournament takes place at Wellington's Westpac Stadium each February.
Rugby fans all dressed up at the Hertz Sevens
2013 Hertz Sevens
The 2013 tournament is the fourth leg in the HSBC Sevens World Series, and features teams from 16 international teams competing for points towards the International Rugby Board (IRB) Sevens World Series.
Hertz Sevens street parade
12.45pm - 2pm, 31 January, city centre
Join a parade of nations to welcome this year's 16 international teams and fans from around the world to the Hertz Sevens in Wellington.
- Start: corner of Ballance Street and Lambton Quay
- Lambton Quay, Willis and Mercer streets
- Finish: Civic Square
Hertz Sevens matches
11am - 10pm, 1 - 2 February, Westpac Stadium
- Join the carnival of colour in the streets of Wellington and see fans in fancy dress gather before heading out to Westpac Stadium to cheer on your team.
IRB Sevens World Series tournaments
The IRB Sevens World Series tournaments started in Hong Kong in 2000.
There were nine tournaments in the 2011/12 IRB Sevens World Series:
- Hong Kong
- New Zealand
- South Africa