Local Govt | National News Video | Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Search

 

Black Caps v Eng: ride train free with your ticket

ARTA Media Release
12 February 2008


Black Caps versus England at Eden Park – show us your game ticket and ride the train for free

Cricket fans who pre-purchase their tickets for the Black Caps versus England match and Eden Park card members will be able to ride for free from all train stations to Kingsland station, which is just five minutes' walk from Eden Park.

Auckland Regional Transport Authority General Manager, Customer Services, Mark Lambert says, “Aucklanders heading to the cricket on Friday 15 February 2008 can ride the train for free by simply showing their Eden Park members card or pre-purchased ticket for this Friday’s ODI match at Eden Park. If you do not show your ticket or membership card normal train fares apply. Remember to retain your ticket for the trip home!”

Free train travel is valid on all lines and applies for travel on Friday 15 February 2008 between 12pm and 3pm, and after the end of the game to the very last train on 15 February.

Additional train services will operate between Britomart and Kingsland before the game. After the match, additional Western Line services will depart from Kingsland station to take fans home.

In addition to additional and regular train services, several regular bus services will take cricket fans to Eden Park. Free travel is not available on these buses. Normal bus fares from all stations apply.

Regular Dominion Road services (routes 25- and 26-) run approximately every 10 minutes from the St James stop on Queen Street.

Regular bus routes 23- and 24- run approximately every 15 minutes from Victoria Street West in the CBD to Sandringham Road by Eden Park.

Regular New North Rd services (routes 21- and 22-) run approximately every 15 minutes from Victoria Street West to Kingsland shops, a short walk to Eden Park.

The free Eden Park shuttle bus service runs before the game from 12pm as well as after the game, with services running approximately every 10 minutes. The shuttle bus travels in a loop from Eden Park Bus Park, via Reimers Ave, Sandringham Road, Balmoral Road, Mt Eden Road, New North Road, Sandringham Road and Reimers Ave back to Eden Park Bus Park.

“If you’re heading to the cricket, please allow plenty of time for your arrival at Eden Park,” says Mr Lambert.

For more information on public transport services to Eden Park call MAXX on 3666 400 or visit www.maxx.co.nz

To find out more about the Black Caps versus England ODI cricket match at Eden Park visit www.edenpark.co.nz

ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

Gordon Campbell: On Why Labour Isn’t Responsible For Barnaby Joyce

As a desperate Turnbull government tries to treat the Barnaby Joyce affair as a Pauline Hanson fever dream – blame it on the foreigners! We’re the victims of the dastardly New Zealand Labour Party! – our own government has chosen to further that narrative, and make itself an accomplice.

Evidently, the National government is similarly desperate for anything that might discredit or derail the Ardern juggernaut, even if that means throwing Internal Affairs Minister Peter Dunne under a bus More>>

 

Treaty: Agreement In Principle Signed With Moriori

“The Crown acknowledges Moriori was left virtually landless from 1870, hindering its cultural, social and economic development. The Crown also acknowledges its contribution to the myths that the people of Moriori were racially inferior and became extinct." More>>

ALSO:

Susan Devoy: Call For Inquiry Into State Abuse Reaches UN

Race Relations Commissioner Dame Susan Devoy is in Geneva and has asked a United Nations committee to urge the New Zealand government to initiate an inquiry into the physical and sexual abuse of children and disabled people held in state institutions. More>>

ALSO:

(Not National): Cross-Party Agreement On Pike River Re-Entry

The commitment was signed this afternoon by the leaders of Labour, United Future, The Maori Party, and the Green Party and, together with the earlier commitment by New Zealand First, means that there is now a Parliamentary majority behind the families’ fight for truth and justice. More>>

ALSO:

Earlier:

Mental Health Foundation: 'Positive First Steps'

“The heavy reliance on pilots and targeted approaches in the package announced today makes it plain that additional funding will be needed so that activities that work can be made available throughout New Zealand,” says Mr Robinson. More>>

ALSO:

'Gift' To NZ: Synod Considers Third Christchurch Cathedral Option

Members of the Anglican Diocese of Christchurch will consider three, not two, options regarding the future of the ChristChurch Cathedral... The new option is for the Synod to gift the Cathedral building to the Government for the people of New Zealand. More>>

ALSO:

PM's Presser: Labour's Water Policy 'Reckless', Says English

The Labour Party has "bumbled into" its policy to charge for water in a "reckless" way that would put a Labour-led government on a collision course with both Maori and other water users, Prime Minister Bill English said at his weekly post-Cabinet press conference.. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 
 

LATEST HEADLINES

  • PARLIAMENT
  • POLITICS
  • REGIONAL
 
 

Featured InfoPages

Opening the Election