FAQ’s

See below for some of our frequently asked questions.

If you’ve got a question we haven’t covered send us an email on Events@hawkesbaytourism.co.nz and let us know!

This is an Art Deco match, should I dress in Art Deco clothes?

Art Deco costume isn’t mandatory but we would love to see you in your Art Deco finery.

The players will all be in period gear so why not join in the fun and dress the part. Of course if it’s just not your thing we don’t mind, come along and enjoy the game.

Can I bring my own food and drink?

Yes, you can bring your own food and non-alcoholic drink with you if you want.

There will also be food trucks and drink stations open throughout the day for you to purchase lunch or a snack.

Please make sure you bring cash with you as EFTPOS facilities are limited and there will be no ‘Cash Out’ available.

Please note that you may not bring alcoholic beverages onto the grounds – bags will be searched upon arrival.

There will be beer and wine available to purchase.

 

Can I buy beer and wine on the day?

Yes you can, there will be beer and wine available to purchase on the day. Please make sure you bring cash with you as although there will be some vendors with EFTPOS facilities, no-one will be able to provide cash with purchases.

Please note that you may not bring alcoholic beverages onto the grounds – bags will be searched upon arrival.

 

Can I bring my sports team?

Of course you can!

The Legends of Cricket Art Deco Match will be a great chance for teams to get together for a great day out.

You can purchase a table of ten in The Pavilion or rock up with your chilly bin and make a day of it on the lawn.

Either way you’re sure to have a fantastic time.

Can I bring my kids with me?

The Legends of Cricket Art Deco Match is perfect for kids!

Bring along a gold coin for the Clifton County Cricket Club and park up on the lawn. Kids (and adults that have registered) are free if they hold an official Cricket World Cup ticket for a match at McLean Park, just show your ticket on the door to get in.

What time do the gates open?

The gates open at 12pm with the warm up match starting at 1pm.

The Legends of Cricket Art Deco Match will start at 4pm.

We recommend you get there early to get yourself a great spot and to make the most out of the day…

Will there be EFTPOS on site?

No, most places won’t have EFTPOS available so please make sure you bring cash with you on the day if you plan on purchasing food and drink.

On the day ticket purchases will be strictly Cash Only.

Will there be parking on site?

There will be ample parking on the day approximately 500m from the cricket ground.

Look out for the parking signs when you arrive.

Please note that there is no overnight parking available, any cars remaining at the conclusion of the game will be towed.

Will there be any transport on the day?

Bus passes are available to purchase at $10 per person each way.

The bus schedule is as follows:

To the ground

Departs at 12:00pm ex Hastings I-Site via the Havelock North I-Site (departs 12.15pm) To Gordon Rd Te Awanga

Departs at 12:00pm ex Napier i-Site To Gordon Rd Te Awanga

Departs at 1:05pm ex Hastings I-Site via the Havelock North I-Site (departs 1.20pm) To Gordon Rd Te Awanga

Departs at 1:30pm ex Napier i-Site To Gordon Rd Te Awanga

Departs at 2:10pm ex Hastings I-Site via the Havelock North I-Site (departs 2.25pm) To Gordon Rd Te Awanga

Departs at 2:30pm ex Napier i-Site To Gordon Rd Te Awanga

 

From the ground

Buses Depart From 18:30 to Havelock North & Hastings i-SITEs and to Napier i-SITE

The last bus will leave at 7:05pm or just after close of play.

 

Purchase your ticket here…

Will there be disabled access

Yes, there will be disabled access available, please contact events@hawkesbaytourism.co.nz for details.

Is this a non-smoking event?

Yes, due to the significant fire risk that cigarette butts and open flames pose this event will be strictly non-smoking.

Can I buy a General Admission ticket on the day?

There are only 3000 General Admission tickets available for the Legends of Cricket Art Deco Match at Clifton County Cricket Club. We highly recommend pre-purchasing your ticket to avoid disappointment. Any remaining tickets will be available on the door on a first in, first served basis.

Can I bring my own Gazebo or BBQ?

Sorry, Gazebos and BBQs are not permitted in the General Admission areas.

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