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Please read below for all the information you require to maximise your enjoyment at 
The Foo Fighters concert at Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland - Saturday 21 February 2015.


Ticket Collection
Patrons are encouraged to collect their pre-purchased tickets in advance from a Ticketmaster outlet. If you have 'Print-at-home' as your ticket delivery method, it is strongly recommended you print your tickets prior to arriving. Tickets may not be able to be scanned from your mobile phone. 

Ticket purchase and collection will be available from the box office next to Gate B from 9.00am on concert day only. Please be aware of the road closures in place.​

We’re expecting a big crowd at the concert, so if collecting tickets at the venue plan your arrival in anticipation of queues. 

No ticket - no entry.

​Venue Configuration & Entry Gates
Please read and familiarise yourself with the gate entry information detailed below. Plan your journey to your seat, as shown on your ticket, using this information.  Please ensure you enter through the gate specified for your seating area.

Maps
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EAST STAND (Lower and Upper) TICKET HOLDERS
Enter through Gate C on Beasley Avenue or Gate B from Maurice Road.
Beasley Avenue can be accessed easily from O'Rorke Road and Church Street.
Maurice Road can be accessed from Church Street and Station Road.

SOUTH STAND TICKET HOLDERS
Enter through Gate D on Beasley Avenue.
Beasley Avenue can be accessed easily from O'Rorke Road and Church Street.

THE ROCK STAND TICKET HOLDERS
Enter through Gate S on Maurice Road.
Maurice Road can be accessed easily from Church Street and Station Road

​​WEST STAND (COLIN KAY STAND) TICKET HOLDERS
Enter through Gate A on the west side of the Stadium (adjacent Maurice Road).
Maurice Road can be accessed easily from Church Street and Station Road.
An alternative route is also available from O'Rorke Road through the Stadium external areas to the west side of the Stadium.

GENERAL ADMISSION STANDING TICKET HOLDERS
Enter through Gate F – "General Admission", on the west side of the Stadium (adjacent Maurice Road).
Maurice Road can be accessed easily from Church Street and Station Road.
An alternative route is also available from O'Rorke Road through the Stadium external areas to the west side of the Stadium.
O'Rorke Road can be accessed easily from Station Road and Church Street.
 
Concert Times
Gates open at 5:30pm
Please note that once you are in the venue you cannot leave and re-enter.  No pass-outs.
Event starts ap​proximately 6.20pm
Ends: 11:00pm

Search on Entry
You and your possessions will be subject to a safety and security search upon entry.  Prohibited items include, and are not limited to, the list at the end of this page.  Any prohibited items that are declared, can be checked in and collected on departure.  However, confiscated items (i.e. alcohol, etc.) will not be returned, replaced or reimbursed.

Leaving the Venue during the Concert
Once you enter the venue, you cannot leave and re-enter, so ensure that you take everything that you require into the stadium when you first enter.​

​Liquor Ban​​
A temporary liquor ban will be enforced on the following streets between 6:00am Saturday 21 February to 6:00am Sunday 22 February.
Liquor Ban signage will be erected 24 hours prior to the event. The Police will be actively monitoring these streets and enforcing this ban
Beasley Avenue 
Maurice Road 
O’Rorke Road 
Hugo Johnston Drive 
Rockridge Avenue 
Station Rd 
Walls Road 
Olive Road 
Rockfield Road
Goodman Place
Henderson Place
Botha Road 
Fairfax Avenue
Bassant Avenue
Church Street
Great South Road – from Station Road to Penrose Road 
Bassant Reserve 
Simpson Reserve.

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Getting to and from the Concert

Public Transport – Trains and Buses
Travel on trains and special event buses is included in your event ticket on Saturday 21 February 2014, subject to certain time restrictions and conditions. Ensure you hold on to your ticket for the ride home.  Click here​ for more information.
Parking Facilities 
There is NO public car parking available at the Stadium.  Please be aware the streets within the immediate precinct of Mt Smart Stadium and the Penrose railway station will be closed to support the safe and comfortable delivery of special event bus and train services. Parking will be at an absolute premium in the outer industrial areas of Mt Smart.

If you park on a road that is subject to a later road closure then you will be delayed from daparting until the road closure is lifted, this could be as late as 1.00am. Please check the road closures listed below.

Road Closures​​
Road closures will be in place in the streets around Mt Smart Stadium from Saturday 21 February to Sunday 22 February. If streets can be opened earlier they will be.​
Beasley Avenue – between 6:00am Saturday 21 February to 1:00am Sunday 22 February
Maurice Road – between 3:00pm Saturday 21 February to 1:00am Sunday 22 February
O’Rorke Road – between 3:00pm Saturday 21 February to 1:00am Sunday 22 February
Hugo Johnston Drive – between 3:00pm Saturday 21 February to 1:00am Sunday 22 February
Rockridge Avenue – between 3:00pm Saturday 21 February to 1:00am Sunday 22 February
Station Rd – between 9:00pm Saturday 21 February to 1:00am Sunday 22 February
Walls Road – between 9:00pm Saturday 21 February to 1:00am Sunday 22 February
Olive Road – between 9:00pm Saturday 21 February to 1:00am Sunday 22 February
Botha Road – between 9:00pm Saturday 21 February to 1:00am Sunday 22 February
Fairfax – between 9:00pm Saturday 21 February to 1:00am Sunday 22 February
If roads can be opened sooner they will be.

Mobility Parking Facilities 
Limited mobility parking is available only for patrons holding a mobility parking permit. Bookings are essential due to limited availability. Exit from the venue will be delayed up to an hour following the concert to ensure the safety of pedestrians. To book a space in this parking area, please phone the Stadium office on 09 366 2048. 
Entry is via O’Rorke Road and parking is in Carpark 1.

Charter Buses 
Charter bus parking is located on Hugo Johnston Drive. Bookings for this parking area should be made via the Stadium office on
09 366 2048.  

​Drop Off/Pick Up Point  
The best location for drop off/pick up is on Church Street (west of the stadium) or Station Road between Rockefield and Maurice Road.

  
Venue Facilities
Food and Beverage Facilities 
A range of catering outlets will be available along with bar service. 
The tops will be removed from all bottled beverages to reduce the safety risk from full bottles being thrown.
If we think you look under 25 or we are not sure of your age, we will ask you for ID.  Acceptable forms of proof of age are a NZ driver’s license, NZ or overseas passport or the HANZ 18+ card.  If you cannot provide proof of age when asked, we cannot serve you alcohol. 
The venue reserves the right to deny entry to and/or evict intoxicated patrons or under-age patrons found with alcohol. 
By law NO alcohol can be brought into the Stadium.  It is also venue policy that no commercially prepared food products, including takeaway meals or soft drinks can be brought into the Stadium. Metal utensils and cutlery are also not allowed.  If in doubt leave it at home.

Cloakroom Facilities 
Cloakroom facilities will not be available at this event. 

First Aid 
First aid will be available at various positions around the Stadium.

ATM/EFTPOS Facilities 
Limited ATM and EFTPOS facilities will be available within the Stadium. Patrons are strongly advised to come prepared with sufficient cash for the entire evening.

Smoking 
Mt Smart Stadium is a totally SMOKEFREE zone. Patrons must not smoke within Stadium grounds.

Weather 
The concert will proceed rain or shine, unless the promoter should decide it’s unsafe to perform. No shade or rain umbrellas are permitted in the venue, so bring a raincoat or poncho if rain is predicted.

 
General Conditions of Entry​
The Stadium and its facilities are here for the use and enjoyment of a variety of visitors, patrons and public users.  As such, there is an expectation that all visitors, patrons and users will adhere to the minimal standards of behaviour and presentation to ensure that all enjoy the environment that is available at the venue.

Dress Code
For safety reasons, footwear is to be worn at all times.
Clothing must conform to reasonable standards of decency.
We do not permit gang patches or gang paraphernalia to be displayed.

Security
Stadium management and its representatives reserve the right to request patrons to present any clothing, bags and other carried                 items for searching before you enter the Stadium.
If you refuse to present any of the requested items for searching, you may be denied entry.
We reserve the right to search vehicles entering the Stadium.
Entry will be refused if a patron is intoxicated or under the influence of illicit substances.

What You can Bring into the Stadium
A bag that can fit under your seat, no larger than 350mm x 300mm x 400mm
One sealed plastic water bottle up to 1 litre (top will be removed upon entry).
Small snacks such as homemade sandwiches, biscuits, cakes etc
Guide dog

Prohibited Items
Chilly bins.
Commercially prepared food including takeaways.​
Cans or glass containers.
Alcohol or illicit drugs.
Air horns or loud hailers.
Furniture, chairs or stools.
Prams or strollers.
Rain or shade umbrellas.
Animals. (except guide dogs)
Dangerous goods.
Video cameras and recording devices including ipad’s.
Photographic devices with a removable lens or deemed to be for professional use.
Large items that cannot be placed under a seat.
Selfie Sticks.
Skateboards, rollerblades or scooters.
Objects that can be used as projectiles such as fireworks, glow sticks, balls and flares.
Weapons. 
Laser lights.
Long chains or spikes of any nature.
Items that in the opinion of management/security could cause harm or public nuisance
Stadium management takes no responsibility for goods surrendered.
Drugs and Alcohol Policy
Mt Smart Stadium complies with the Liquor Licensing Authority and prohibits the serving of alcohol to
        intoxicated or under-aged persons
Intoxicated or under-aged persons who are apprehended with alcohol will be escorted from the premises
Mt Smart Stadium maintains a strict ‘no drugs’ policy, illicit drugs are prohibited and will be confiscated at the gate.  
        Any persons apprehended with drugs in their possession will be escorted from the premises
Incidents involving alcohol or drugs will be referred to the police where the situation requires it.
Lost, stolen or damaged property
Stadium management take no responsibility for any damage to, loss or theft of a patron’s personal property while on 
       ​Stadium property.
​Lost, Stolen or Damaged Property
Stadium management takes no responsibility for any damage to, loss or theft of a patron’s personal property while on Stadium property.
Behaviour
In extreme cases, a patron who exhibits unacceptable or disruptive behaviour may be asked to leave the stadium.
Failure to comply with a direction from Mt Smart Stadium staff, security staff or NZ Police to leave the event venue may render the           ticket holder liable to arrest and prosecution for the offence of trespass under section 4 Trespass Act 1980 which is punishable on               conviction by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or a term of imprisonment not exceeding 3 months.


 
All information is correct at the time of publication and is subject to change without notice so please check back here closer to the event time.


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