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

 

Alexandra Park rolls out the red carpet for Lions campervans

Alexandra Park rolls out the red carpet for Lions campervans

Alexandra Park will again be a popular choice for Lions fans as an official pop-up campervan site for the third All Blacks vs The British & Irish Lions Test at Eden Park on 8 July.

“The fans who stayed with us for the first Test match had a great time, so we’re expecting a lot of repeat visitors plus many others who have heard about Alexandra Park’s hospitality and all we’re offering,” says Joel Reichardt, Alexandra Park’s Sales & Marketing Manager.

“The Lions fans have been all round lovely guests and a lot of fun. They’re grateful for our staff help, pleased with our set up, and respectful to other Park users. We will be welcoming them back with open arms this weekend,” says Mr Reichardt.

What’s more, he says fans are happy to pay $100 per self-contained campervan per night for two people, with an extra $15 for each additional guest.

“Fans staying with us get a lot for their money. Facilities available to campers at our non-powered sites include plenty of toilets and showers, dumping facilities, charging stations, on-site security, a pop-up information centre and 24/7 telephone helpline, not to mention access to our own licenced premises, specific food and beverage deals, and of course free entry to our Friday night trots.”

He says Alexandra Park’s newly upgraded onsite sports bar, the Alex Bar & Eatery, will again be hive of activity and atmosphere this weekend - before, during, and after the Test match.

“We’ve proved to be a hit as a pop-up campervan site - helped by our central location, good public transport links and our short distance from Eden Park and Auckland’s CBD where the largest Fanzone is located at Queens Wharf.

“We are delighted to again work with Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development (ATEED) to help the city cope with the influx of fans and ensure they have a great visit to Auckland.”

Mr Reichardt says on the evening before the third Test, they’re expecting both Lions and All Black supporters at their Fridaynight trotting meeting under lights.

On the Friday night 100 sites for campervans will be made available at Alexandra Park, while on the Saturday match night 200 sites will be available.
For further information on the campervan sites, or bookings visit https://www.alexandrapark.co.nz/rugby-tour-campervan-parking
www.alexandrapark.co.nz

© 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