Hurricanes v Highlanders Event Guide

The Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa competition is underway and we have put together a Sky Stadium event guide for the Hurricanes v Highlanders ! We are expecting large crowds for these games, so we recommend you plan ahead and leave plenty of time to get to the venue and through the gates.

  • If you are unwell, please stay at home.
  • Arrive early. If you don’t arrive an hour before kick off, we cannot guarantee you will see the start of the game. 
  • If you are planning on parking at the Stadium, purchase your park in advance and arrive early to avoid missing kick off.
  • Download the NZ Covid Tracer app before you arrive and scan the Sky Stadium QR code around the venue.
  • There will be hand sanitizing and hand washing facilities throughout the Stadium.
  • Cough and sneeze into your elbow.
  • Be kind to yourself and others.

Key timings for the Hurricanes 

  • 12.00pm: Car park opens
  • 2.00pm: Gates open 
  • 3.35pm: Kick off 


  • We strongly recommend you buy your ticket in advance. Expect delays if you plan to buy your ticket when you arrive at the Stadium.
  • Mobile tickets can be used at this event. Please click here for mobile ticket FAQs.
  • If you have selected “ezyTicket” as your delivery method, please ensure you have printed your tickets before heading to the game and have these ready to scan at the turnstiles.

Getting to and from Sky Stadium

We recommend planning your transport route in advance and leaving plenty of time for your travel to Sky Stadium.

  • The Stadium car park is open for this event at a cost of $32 online or $35 at the gate (non-refundable). Parking is limited and bookings can be made online.
  • Taxi, rideshare and personal drop offs are permitted at the Stadium up until 2.00pm only. 
  • Pick-ups following the game are not available at the Stadium, please use Bunny Street or Thorndon Quay.

Click here for more information on getting to and from Sky Stadium.

Check out our entry terms and conditions to make sure you know what you can can and can’t bring into the venue.

For any assistance on the night, please speak with security or text Sky Stadium on 5454 with your location.