Media Release: 29 September 2011
People going to Mt Smart for the free family event and watch the NRL Grand Final on the big screen this Sunday can travel by public transport to the stadium.
People are encouraged to plan their travel and check out transport options to the stadium. There is no free travel on public transport to the stadium.
Special event bus services depart from:
- Auckland CBD – Temporary stop on Victoria Street West (directly opp. the Sky Tower, between Hobson St and Federal St). Special return fare $5.00.
- North Shore – Existing bus stops along Northern Busway. Special return fare $10.00.
- Manukau – Existing bus stop, Manukau City Centre (Leyton Way, Stop A), Botany – Existing bus stop, Botany Town Centre, Main Bus Stop A/Pakuranga – Existing front bus stop, Pakuranga Plaza. Special return fare $10.00.
- Henderson – Railside Avenue, Main bus stop Henderson. Special return fare $10.00.
Extra train services will be operating. Normal train fares apply. Penrose is the game day station, a short five minute walk to the stadium.
Go to www.maxx.co.nz for the timetable schedule and further information.
Limited parking is available at Mt Smart through Maurice Road entrance only, with a gold coin donation. Otherwise drivers will need to park on surrounding streets, taking note that they have parked correctly and walk to the stadium.
Road Closure: O’Rorke Road will be closed between 8:30pm and 10:30pm.