Due to demand, Live Nation is excited to confirm that a second and final show for U2 THE JOSHUA TREE TOUR 2019 has now been confirmed in Auckland, Saturday 9 November at Mt. Smart Stadium. Tickets are on sale now.
 
Stadium floor tickets for all NZ/AU shows will be paperless with delivery via mobile devices 72 hours prior to the applicable show.
 
The Joshua Tree Tour 2019 kicks off in Auckland on 8th November and will visit Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Perth, before moving on to Singapore, Tokyo and Seoul. Special guest Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds is confirmed as support for  the dates in New Zealand and Australia.
 
U2: The Joshua Tree Tour is produced by Live Nation Global Touring.

Event Information

At Mt Smart Stadium 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.

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.

Security

  • Stadium management and its representatives reserve the right to request patrons to present any clothing, bags and other carried items for searching, including being subject to a pat down and/or a scanner search before entering the stadium.
  • If you refuse to present any of the requested items for searching, you will be denied entry.
  • Entry will be refused if a patron is intoxicated or under the influence of illicit substances.

Search on Entry
You and/or your possessions will be subject to a safety and security search / wanding upon entry. Below is a list of prohibited items. Confiscated items will not be returned, replaced or reimbursed. Stadium management and the promoter take no responsibility for confiscated items.

Smoke-free policy
Mt Smart Stadium is a totally SMOKEFREE Zone. Patrons must leave the Stadium grounds to smoke. This includes vaporizers and e-cigarettes.

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.
  • There will be zero tolerance for intoxication.
  • Those who arrive at the gates intoxicated will be refused entry into the event, and patrons who become intoxicated will be escorted from the venue.
  • Intoxicated or under-aged persons who are apprehended with alcohol will be escorted from the premises.
  • Persons supplying alcohol to underage patrons will be evicted 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 NZ 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.

Behaviour
In extreme cases, a patron who exhibits unacceptable or disruptive behavior 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.

Permitted Items (please check our website regularly for updates)

  • Small personal cameras and camera phones are allowed. Professional cameras, or any camera with a lens larger than a standard watch face or with a removable lens will not be permitted.
  • Empty plastic bottle without lid (up to 750ml) to be used at the free water stations, but Prohibited from entering the Snake Pit Area.
  • Sealed bottle of water (up to 750ml) - please note lid will be discarded on entry to the stadium, but Prohibited from entering the Snake Pit Area.
  • Disability assistance dogs.
  • Signs no larger than (A3) 400mm x 300mm (16”x12”) with sticks and poles detached before entering the stadium.
  • Small quantities of home prepared food.

Prohibited Items

  • No back packs
  • Bags larger than (A3) 400mm x 300mm (16”x12”)
  • Video cameras and recording device (this does not include mobile phones)
  • Photographic devices with a lens larger than a standard watch face (not exceeding 4cm in diameter) and/or a removable lens.
  • Prams and strollers
  • Selfie sticks, Go Pros, Drones
  • Banners with poles
  • iPads or Tablets
  • Cans or glass of any kind
  • Strictly NO alcohol or illicit drugs
  • Branded or commercial food and drinks, including takeaways
  • Metal utensils and containers, cutlery, etc.
  • Chilly bins / Coolers
  • Dangerous goods
  • Fireworks, flares, lasers or flash lights
  • Knives, Tasers, Mace, Chains, Spurs or Studded Jewellery
  • Offensive weapons including, but not limited to, any object that may be used as a projectile such as glow sticks, balls, containers, etc.
  • Air horns and loud hailers
  • Umbrellas or other sun/rain shelters
  • Furniture chairs or stools
  • Skateboards, rollerblades, bicycles or scooters
  • Animals (excluding service dogs such as guide dogs and police or emergency service dogs)
  • Any other items deemed by stadium management or the promoter to be illegal, dangerous or a nuisance to yourself or others

Please note that prohibited items will be confiscated and will not be returned. If in doubt, leave it at home. Stadium management and the promoter take no responsibility for confiscated items.

Parking
There are no general parking facilities onsite for concerts. We strongly encourage patrons to use the free travel on special event bus and train services to get to and from the concert. View public transport information here.

If public transport is not an option, parking is usually available for a fee at businesses surrounding the stadium. Please be aware that if you park on a street or in a business that is subject to a later road closure or parking restrictions you may be towed or delayed from exiting. Signage will be erected on the applicable streets and information on these restrictions will be available on our website closer to the event.

Mobility Parking
Onsite mobility parking is strictly available for patrons who hold a current mobility parking permit.  To register for mobility parking please send your valid mobility permit number to info@aucklandstadiums.co.nz. You will need to present your mobility permit to traffic control staff for access - no exceptions.

Drop Off Point
Recommended drop off/pick up point is Church Street (west of Maurice Rd).

Coach Parking
Please email info@aucklandstadiums.co.nz if you require coach parking. This parking is not available for motorhomes or campervans.

Campervan / Motorhome Parking
Campervan/motorhome parking is not available onsite. You can locate nearby camping sites at https://campable.com/

Your Tickets
Print-at-home tickets can be scanned from phones however if possible, please print your ticket for ease of scanning at the gate. If you are carrying paper tickets and it is a wet day, please try and keep your ticket dry until the point of scanning.

If you are intending to scan your ticket from your phone, please ensure you have downloaded the ticket ahead of time and your phone brightness is set to the maximum setting.  Have your phone open at the ticket barcode as you approach the gates.

Where is my seat?
Your bay, row and seat number can be found on your ticket. Please only enter via the gate specified on your ticket.
Row A starts closest to the field.

Ticket Collection
Tickets can be collected from Gate B on the event day from 9.00am.

Gate Sales
Unless sold out prior, gate sales will be available from the Box Office at Gate B from 9.00am on event day.

Tickets purchased from Viagogo/Trade Me or Other On-seller
Ticketmaster is the official ticketing agent for this show. We cannot guarantee the authenticity or validity of tickets purchased from third-party sellers such as Viagogo or individuals selling on Trade Me.

Children/Babies
All patrons (including children and babies) must hold their own ticket.

For all other ticketing requests or changes please contact Ticketmaster directily on 0800 111 999.

Travel on trains and special event buses to U2's concerts at Mt Smart Stadium is included with your concert ticket.

Traffic and public transport will be busier than normal, please plan your journey in advance and allow extra time. Your concert ticket includes your trip to and from the event on trains, the Northern Express (NX1/2), and special event buses. Make sure you save your ticket for the ride home!

For information on these services, click below.

Free Public Transport with your ticket