News | 23 August 2016
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Bledisloe Battle – over 35,000 tickets sold so get there early!

With a sold-out stadium and kick off at 7.35pm ticket holders should arrive early – between 5.30-6pm.

Bledisloe Cup sitting in Westpac Stadium
Bledisloe Cup

The All Blacks will be going head-to-head with the Australians this Saturday (27 August) at Westpac Stadium.

Walking, cycling, or taking public transport is recommended. Event train tickets can be purchased on Metlink trains. There will be extra trains on all lines before and after the game, as well as a special Wairarapa train returning to Masterton after the match. Go Wellington shuttle buses will be operating from Courtenay Place.

The road adjacent to platform nine at Wellington Railway Station will be closed, to prevent vehicle access to the area.

Taxis and private vehicles may not drop people off at the stadium after 6pm.

Alternative drop off points:

  • Hinemoa Street (entrance to Centreport)
  • Thorndon Quay Spiral (entrance to Fran Wilde Walkway)
  • Bunny Street in front of the railway station.

Thorndon Quay will be closed following the match to allow crowds to leave the stadium.

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