What you need to know if you're heading to U2 in Auckland this weekend

Publish Date
Monday, 4 November 2019, 4:54PM
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We've been waiting over 5 months for these concerts, and they will have finally arrived this Friday and Saturday night in Auckand! U2 will be playing their iconic Joshua Tree album in it's entirety with other hits included too. 

If you're lucky enough to be heading to see the 22-time Grammy award winners this weekend, here's all you'll need to know about getting to and from the venue, as well as the planned stage setup! 

 

Even the band themselves have been counting down the days until they grace the stage at Mt Smart Stadium.

 

 

Even the band themselves have been counting down the days until they grace the stage at Mt Smart Stadium.

General Mt Smart rules

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • All back packs
  • Bags larger than (A3) 400mm x 300mm (16”x12”)
  • Video cameras and recording device (this does not include mobile phones)
  • Photographic devices with a lens larger than a standard watch face (not exceeding 4cm in diameter) and/or a removable lens.
  • Prams and strollers
  • Selfie sticks, Go Pros, Drones
  • Banners with poles
  • Cans or glass of any kind
  • Strictly NO alcohol or illicit drugs
  • Branded or commercial food and drinks, including takeaways
  • Chilly bins / Coolers
  • Dangerous goods
  • Fireworks, flares, lasers or flash lights
  • Offensive weapons including, but not limited to, any object that may be used as a projectile such as glow sticks, balls, containers, etc.
  • Umbrellas or other sun/rain shelters
  • Furniture chairs or stools

PERMITTED ITEMS

  • Small personal cameras and camera phones are allowed. Professional cameras, or any camera with a lens larger than a standard watch face or with a removable lens will not be permitted
  • Empty plastic bottle without lid (up to 750ml) to be used at the free water stations
  • Sealed bottle of water (up to 750ml) - please note lid will be discarded on entry to the stadium
  • Disability assistance dogs
  • Signs no larger than (A3) 400mm x 300mm (16”x12”) with sticks and poles detached before entering the stadium
  • Small quantities of home prepared food

Remember, all public transport is FREE with your concert ticket!

- Information taken from Mt Smart Website.