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Conditions of Entry

In order to ensure that all patrons attending events held at Eden Park are free to enjoy the entertainment in a safe and comfortable manner, and to protect the rights of our patrons, entry to Eden Park is subject to the following conditions of entry and regulations:

Important things you should know:

  • Eden Park is a smoke-free environment. Smoking is not permitted.
  • Intoxicated persons will not be allowed entry.
  • There is a liquor-ban in the surrounding neighbourhood during all events.

Prohibited Items:

The following items shall not be permitted in the Stadium:

  • Alcohol not purchased at the Stadium
  • Animals or pets, with the exception of guide dogs
  • Open drink containers
  • Sealed drinking containers larger than 1 litre
  • Cans (including aerosol cans) glass bottles, thermos flasks, any breakable container
  • Commercially produced takeaway food, such as McDonalds, KFC, Burger King, Subway, Pizza etc. Patrons are welcome to bring small amounts of non commercially produced food intended for the patrons personal consumption
  • Illicit drugs
  • Knives and dangerous weapons
  • Flares, fireworks, laser pointers
  • Skateboards, roller blades, scooters or bicycles
  • Photographic, video or audio recording equipment for any purpose other than private non-commercial purposes, which may include, without limitation, video and/or audio recorders, camera tripods, monopods or lenses with a total focal strength of greater than 200mm and commercial digital video equipment. The Event Management Staff will, at their sole discretion, determine whether or not an item is intended for personal or commercial use
  • Cameras and/or specialised photographic equipment intended for commercial use
  • Sound amplifying devices including loudhailers, air horns or similar devices
  • Prams, strollers or pushchairs (there is a limited storage facility at Gates A, D, E, H for patrons to store these items during the event at their own risk)
  • No hard chilly bins, picnic hampers and large backpacks.  Please note that soft chilly bags can be brought into the Stadium and must be within 350mm high by 300mm deep by 400mm wide (i.e. they should be able to fit under your Stadium seat).
  • Flags, banners etc that may, at the sole discretion of the Event Management Staff, be considered too large or contain profanity or messages that could be deemed offensive
  • Any other item which the Event Management Staff (at their sole discretion) deems to be a prohibited item which may be a danger to, or inconvenience any other patron
  • Prohibited items will be confiscated

Patron, Bag and Vehicle Searches

  • All patrons and their possessions may be subject to a search prior to being granted entry into the Stadium
  • Patrons and their possessions may also be searched during an event and when leaving the stadium
  • All vehicles entering and leaving the Stadium may be searched
  • Prohibited items will be confiscated

Smoking

  • Smoking shall only be permitted in clearly designated smoking areas

Dress Code

  • Clothing must conform to reasonable standards of decency
  • Where a dress code is indicated on the entry ticket, that dress code shall be adhered to
  • No bare feet are permitted
  • No gang patches are permitted
  • No high visibility vests or clothing may be worn
  • In the event of the Patron wearing a costume or other "dress-up" clothing, the clothing shall not be considered obscene or offensive by Event Management Staff

Refusal of entry

Patrons will be refused entry if:

  • They appear to be intoxicated or under the influence of drugs/narcotics
  • They refuse to comply with requests from security and/or gate staff
  • They have no valid entry ticket or accreditation pass

Eviction from Stadium

Patrons will be requested to leave the Stadium during an event if they:

  • Are intoxicated, or appear to be becoming intoxicated
  • Are verbally or physically abusive
  • Throw any missile
  • Enter or attempt to enter the field of play
  • Behave in a disorderly or offensive manner, or a manner contrary to public order
  • Attempt to bring a prohibited item into the Stadium
  • Stand on seats
  • Breach any part of the terms of the Venue Regulations and Conditions Of Entry,
  • Commit any act deemed a crime in New Zealand Law

Trespass Notices

  • Patrons are not permitted to access the playing surface at any time
  • Any invasion of the playing surface will result in eviction from the Stadium, and furthermore shall, at the sole discretion of the Operations Manager, result in a trespass notice which will prevent the patron from attending further fixtures at the Stadium for a period of either 24 hours or 2 years whichever is applicable

General

  • All patrons entering the Stadium do so at their own risk
  • All patrons entering the Stadium must occupy the seat that they have been allocated
  • Umbrellas may not be raised within the Stadium
  • There shall be no unsolicited selling of merchandise, advertising or promotional giveaways
  • Liquor will not be served to minors and intoxicated persons and no patron may remove liquor from the Stadium
  • Children under the age of 14 years must be supervised by an adult at all times

Note

Failure to comply with a direction from Event Management Staff at Eden Park Stadium or police to leave the Stadium may render the patron liable to arrest and prosecution for the offence of trespass under Section 4 of the Trespass Act 1980, as amended, which is punishable on conviction by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or a term of imprisonment not exceeding 3 months in terms of section 11 (a) of the Trespass Act 1980, as amended.