Yarrow Stadium is the home ground for the Yarrows Taranaki Bulls for the 2019 Mitre 10 Cup. This year there is a unique opportunity to sit on the side-line close to the action that will provide an incredible atmosphere!
The stadium owner, the Taranaki Stadium Trust, has confirmed the terraces are safe to use however both stands will be out of action for the rugby matches.
Getting to Yarrow Stadium
Yarrow Stadium (also known as Stadium Taranaki) is located off Maratahu Street in the central suburb of Westown, New Plymouth and is 5 – 10 minutes from the centre of New Plymouth.
The venue is a 20 - 30 minute walk from New Plymouth city centre. Follow the blue line from the city, starting at Puke Ariki, to get to the stadium.
Vehicle access is from Maratahu Street and easy on-street parking is available on Tukapa Street and Frankley Road (note: road closures are in place on Maratahu Street for major events but please check specific event details for full road closure information). For smaller events, functions or VIP there are 180 car park spaces available onsite adjacent to field 2, and a further 40 car parks in the main compound for smaller events.
The main entry is through Gate 1 off Maratahu Street (by Tukapa Street), Gate 2 is also off Maratahu Street with restricted access, Gate 3 entry is located on Clawton Street, Gate 4 is via the driveway next to the West Side Grille off Tukapa Street.
Check specific event details to see if all Gates are open. Check out the venue map for specific locations of entry gates and details of all seating access.
Mitre 10 Cup ticket sales are only available from Gates 1 & 4. Gate 2 is closed during Mitre 10 Cup games.
Seats purchased in the South End Family Zone can be accessed via the stairwell near gate 3 (Digital screen end)
Seats purchased in the East Stand, Cockies Corner, and North Corporate Tent can be accessed via the stairwells at Gate 1.
Tickets to events at the venue can be purchased at the Ticketing Box Office located at the TSB Showplace. There are ticket sales at Gate 1 and 4 on game days with ticket pick-up at Gate 1 only (check Gate open times on the What's On page). You can purchase PYO tickets and even scan the barcode from your smartphone to avoid queues. To purchase online please check event details on the What’s On page.
Tickets to the Mitre 10 Cup 2019 season can also be purchased from Ticketek.
Food and Beverage
A range of hot and cold food is available for purchase, as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. A permanent food stand is located on the West Stand kiosk.
Payment options are cash or EFTPOS.
Toilets are located within the West Stand. For major events additional temporary toilets are placed around the venue.
The venue has an allocated area for wheelchairs at the Gate One (Upper Maratahu Street) end of the West Stand.
Please refer to the specific event information under What’s On for accessibility car park availability.
Conditions of Entry
There’s nothing better than being in amongst the action and watching a live game at one of the best venues in New Zealand, however, to keep it special we’ve got a few rules to follow.
You're welcome to bring non-commercial food in like sandwiches, fruit and biscuits and if it's wet we allow umbrellas and tarps (just don't block anyone's view of the event otherwise you will have to take them down).
Bag searches will be undertaken at the gates
Prohibited items include:
Please check out the full list under each specific event to ensure you have an enjoyable experience
Click HERE for full conditions of entry for Yarrow Stadium
If you have lost something precious to you or found something without a home please hand it over to event or security staff.
Lost property will be held at Yarrow Stadium for one working day and then it will be handed to the Police Station.
Please respect our smokefree policy at Yarrow Stadium which includes the use of E-Cigarettes.