Experience the Lorde Solar Power tour live on the outer field at Western Springs on the 4th of March 2023.

'Solar Power' is Lorde's latest single, and the name of her forthcoming album - she will be performing in 9 different locations, as part of her first tour in 5 years.

A Lorde tour wouldn't be complete without performing in her hometown, right here in Auckland, New Zealand. 

Presented by Frontier Touring and Eccles Entertainment.

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Venue Information

At Auckland Stadiums we go out of our way to provide you with a comfortable and enjoyable experience. In return, we ask you to respect our facilities and help contribute to an enjoyable event for all our patrons. To achieve this, we require all visitors to the stadium to meet the following conditions of entry. Please note, conditions are subject to change without notice.

Patrons and visitors must allow authorised staff to search their vehicles, clothes, bags, containers, or other possessions for items in violation of these conditions of entry.  

Any patron or visitor who refuses to participate in searches, appears intoxicated, under the influence of drugs or exhibits disorderly behaviour may be denied entry, asked to leave the venue and/or be trespassed.

Dress Code

  • For safety reasons, footwear is to be worn at all times.
  • We do not permit gang patches or gang paraphernalia to be displayed.
  • No high-visibility vests or clothing may be worn.

Western Springs Stadium is a SMOKE FREE venue.  This includes the use of e-cigarettes and vaporisers.

Prohibited Items

  • Commercially prepared foods such as takeaways and soft drinks
  • Chilly bins
  • Cans, Aluminium, or Glass containers (includes reusable drink bottles), bottles, or cutlery (this includes bottles of perfume)
  • Alcohol or illicit drugs
  • Air horns or loud hailers
  • Furniture, chairs, or stools
  • Umbrellas
  • Animals (except for Assistance Dogs)
  • Dangerous goods
  • Video cameras and recording devices such as drones, iPads, tablets, or Go Pros (cell phones are ok)
  • Cameras with a removable lens, a lens larger than a regular watch face or cameras which may be deemed to be for professional use
  • Selfie sticks
  • Costume/dress-up full-face masks and helmets
  • Large items that cannot be placed under the seat
  • Skateboards, rollerblades, bicycles, or scooters
  • Fireworks, flares, or laser lights
  • Large poles for flags that could be considered dangerous or view obstructing
  • Items that in the opinion of management/security could cause harm or nuisance to other patrons.

If in doubt, please leave it at home. Stadium Management takes no responsibility for goods surrendered.

Items of value recovered after an event will be held at the stadium for 5 working days after which they will be handed into the Auckland Central Police Station.

Permitted Items

  • NO Back Packs or bags larger than an A3 size of paper (300mm x 300mm x 400mm) 
  • Sealed plastic bottle of water up to 750ml (lid may be removed on entry) * 
  • Small quantities of home prepared food such as sandwiches, baking or fruit 
  • Banners, flags (without poles) and posters at the discretion of Stadium Management * 
  • Picnic blankets and mats 
  • Prams/strollers


In extreme cases, a patron who exhibits unacceptable or disruptive behaviour will be asked to leave the stadium. Dangerous activities such as aggressive moshing, stage diving, crowd surfing and climbing are not permitted and may result in the removal of patrons from the event. Failure to comply with a direction from Auckland Stadiums staff, security staff or the NZ Police to leave the event venue after having being warned to leave may render the ticket holder liable to arrest and prosecution for the offence of trespass under section 4 of the Trespass Act 1980 which is punishable on conviction by a fine not exceeding $1,000 or a term of imprisonment not exceeding 3 months.

Click here for public transport options to Western Springs. Normal fares apply.

‍There are a limited number of accessibility car park spaces strictly available for holders of a valid mobility parking permit. Please click here to register for mobility parking.

There is a dedicated accessibility drop point for cars displaying a valid mobility pass for patrons with access needs on Stadium Road.

‍There is a limited capacity accessible viewing platform situated immediately inside the venue, which is accessible by accessibility patrons plus one companion each.

Accessible toilet facilities are immediately alongside the platform. There are also accessible toilet facilities in the two main toilet compounds.

Guide dogs are welcome at all events. It would be great if you could get in touch with us before the event to let us know if you are bringing your guide dog so we can make sure you get the best out of your concert experience. Please include your contact email address.

For all other special access requirements, please let us know if you or a friend or family member is attending an event and requires special assistance.

The Outerfields @ Western Springs are SMOKE FREE. This includes the use of e-cigarettes and vapes. Please be considerate of others.

These are outdoor concerts. The shows will proceed, rain or shine. Accepting this is a condition of buying a ticket. So come prepared. Be sun smart. Bring a poncho or raincoat if rain is predicted. Umbrellas not permitted.

The best location for drop off/pick up is on Great North Road between Surrey Crescent and 668 Great North Rd. A dedicated P5 drop off/pick up restriction will be located on both sides of the road here.

Road Closures

The following road closures will be in place on the event day to assist with the smooth running of the event, alleviate congestion on the surrounding roads, and support safe pedestrian movement and public transport operations. 

Stadium Rd (Entire Road )

7.00am Monday 27 February – 7.00am Wednesday 8 March 

Bullock Track (Great North Rd to Old Mill Rd)

1.00pm Saturday 4 March – 12:00am Sunday 5 March 

These closures will apply to all unauthorised vehicles, except emergency service vehicles and residents requiring access to their premises within the road closures.  

Parking Restrictions

Great North Rd  (Northern and Southern Kerb (Surrey Cres to 668 Great North Rd); Drop Off/Pick-up P5)

2.00pm Saturday 4 March to 12.00am Sunday 5 March 

Old Mill Rd (Northern Kerb (Motions Rd to Savage St)

2.00pm Saturday 4 March to 12.00am Sunday 5 March 

Tuarangi Rd (Wexford St to Great North Rd; No Stopping) 

2.00pm Saturday 4 March to 12.00am Sunday 5 March