Seats of Honour
Constable Matthew Hunt
Section 319, Row T, Seat 28
On 19 June 2020, Constable Matthew (Matt) Hunt tragically had his life taken whilst working in the line of duty. The 28-year-old was an avid sports-lover and frequently attended matches at Eden Park.
This seat is to honour his service and the role the New Zealand Police plays in keeping Aotearoa communities safe.
Section 309, Row C, Seat 14
This was the seat occupied by Mitchell Grimstone who took a magnificent one-handed catch off Ross Taylor’s six to win the Tui Catch-A-Million prize of $50,000 on 16 February 2018.
Grant Elliott's six
Section 318, Row T, Seat 12
Here lies the resting place of Grant Elliott’s mighty six that propelled the BLACKCAPS into their maiden Cricket World Cup final. Brought to you by The Eden Park Trust, The New Zealand Herald and Radio Sport.