Four thousand free tickets for the best seats at the Regal
Rugby Fun Day with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at
Forsyth Barr Stadium on April 13 will be made available on
They can be collected from 9am at Forsyth Barr Stadium Gate A
Later, at noon, tickets for remaining seats - and other seats
in the stadium - would be available online at
ticketdirect.co.nz, DVML marketing and communications manager
Kim Barnes said.
There was a maximum of five tickets per person and while the
tickets were free, the usual courier delivery charges
Tickets booked online could not be collected at the box
Dunedin Venues chief executive Terry Davies expected
thousands to turn out to give the Royal couple a warm
The fun day would include a Rippa rugby mini-tournament and
community entertainment groups.
All Blacks Richie McCaw, Aaron Smith and Ben Smith, and
Highlander and former All Black Brad Thorn would also take
part in the day.
The three-hour Fun Day will start at 10am and coincide with
the regular Stadium Sunday Market, which would be themed for
The Duke and Duchess will attend the Palm Sunday service at
St Paul's Cathedral earlier in the day. The service is open
to 400 members of the public with tickets.
All ticket applications must be made by email to the St
Paul's Cathedral administrator - at email@example.com or
PO Box 5205, Dunedin 9058 - and be received by this Tuesday.
Details required include the names of ticket holders, and
contact details (email, phone and address).
ID is also required when collecting tickets, although tickets
will be posted to those living outside Dunedin.