General Info

Polo in the Bay is a fresh, fast-paced format designed for spectators that requires ZERO polo knowledge to enjoy!

The event will feature some of NZ’s most talented players going head-to-head in their provincial colours.  Our teams include Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Hawkes Bay – these guys and girls will put on a great show!

The event site is located on the outer-fields at Trustpower, Baypark.

The polo action ends at 5:30pm with the Awards Ceremony for our winning teams, however the bars and food trucks remain open until 7:00pm.

Event Program

Outerfields, Trustpower, Baypark

2:00pm Gates Open

Player Demonstrations

2:30pm Polo Game #1

Stomp the Divots (Private Marquee Guests)

Champagne Run

3:45pm Polo Game #2

Stomp the Divots (Lawn & Lounge Guests)

Best Dressed Awards

5:00pm Polo Game #3

5:45pm Awards Ceremony

6:00pm DJ @ The Polo Lawn

6:30pm Bars Close

7:00pm Venue closes

Event Site

We’ve whipped up a little video of our event site, so you have an idea of the layout before you arrive.

There might be a few minor tweaks before event day, but this will give you an overview of parking locations, entrances and where each ticket type is located

Event Day Information

Below is some key info for each ticket type / space. Please take note of what you can and can’t bring with you into your hospitality area.

Polo Lawn

Enter through the Main Entrance

Food trucks are situated in the Polo Lawn, along with pop up bars and the main Polo Lawn Bar (cash & EFTPOS payments available)

Strictly no market umbrellas, chairs, back packs, food or beverages can be brought into the Polo Lawn

Blankets, or some kind of ground rug or mat, and personal rain umbrellas ARE PERMITTED in the Polo Lawn.

Polo Lounge and Private Marquee guests can also access the Polo Lawn

A toilet block is located in the Stadium, access is from the rear of the Polo Lawn


Polo Lounge

Enter Event Site through Main Entrance, then your Polo Lounge entrance is towards the end of the field (look for signage).

Market umbrellas, chairs, blankets, back packs, food or beverages ARE NOT PERMITTED into the Polo Lounge

Personal rain umbrellas ARE PERMITTED

Your complimentary beverage voucher will be provided on arrival at the Polo Lounge

Catering is provided from one central station inside the marquee

A toilet block is located in the Stadium, access is from the rear of the Polo Lawn


Private Marquees

You can enter through Main Entrance, or from the Private Marquee car park. The entrance to each Private Marquee is at the rear of the Marquee (look for your group name)

There is one central bar, open to all Private Marquee guests. Drinks can only be purchased from the bar, there is no service to your marquee.

A bar tab for the group can be arranged when you arrive – a credit card will be held at the bar to secure this

Market umbrellas, chairs, blankets, back packs, food or beverages ARE NOT PERMITTED in the Private Marquee precinct.

Personal rain umbrellas ARE PERMITTED

You are able to place company items in your marquee, however this must be arranged before event day, as an allocated time will be made available.

Portable toilets are provided in your precinct. A toilet block is also available, located in the Stadium, accessed from the Polo Lawn


Parking Areas

VIP Parking Area: this is the only area effected by heavy rainfall and is unfortunately now closed

Private Marquee Parking: for Private Marquee guests / ticket holders only

Trustpower Arena Parking: for ALL ticket holders and all other vehicles

A Taxi Zone will be adjacent to the Main Entrance, operating from 6:00-7:30pm


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