A WORLD CLASS STADIUM FOR THE WAIRARAPA

_25allianzKEY FACTS

The stadium assets will be held in trust and managed independently

Approximately 70% assigned for community use free of charge

The stadium will have the Wairarapa’s first multi-sports lights and surface

Trust House Memorial Park Re Development

Lights, Turf and atmosphere

Stadium for the Wairarapa – Our turn to lead

The Wairarapa has an opportunity never seen before in provincial New Zealand where a community can host international, provincial and local club sports on a national stage. A one place stop for high quality competition hosting that can start at 9 am in the morning and finish at 10pm at night – seven days a week

PUBLIC MEETINGS WILL BE HELD TO OUTLINE THE PROJECT

TIME LINES: Project Start 1st Nov 2014, Completion April 2015

Trust House Memorial Park has only a 5% usage rate and costs $90,000.00 to maintain, the new stadium will ensure a 30% to 40% usage rate at a similar cost

WBRU has a lease on Trust House Memorial Park until 2036 and the sand based field is now due for an upgrade. There are no fixed home for a number of other sports including football

Auckland and Wellington premier rugby and football are already playing on artificial surfaces with over 30 more fields planned

The IRB have approved Scotland to play Tonga on artificial turf in November 2014

Performance and safety -Teams increase their Performance by being able to train 7 days a week.
Studies around the world have shown artificial fields which are IRB and FIFA certified show no more injuries than traditional grass surfaces

Rugby Union Matches played on Artificial Turf.

 Aviva Premiership Rugby SEMI FINAL

Saracens vs Northampton Saints 13 – 27

May 13, 2013

Match played on artificial turf at Allianz Park (London , England) home of the Saracens RFC.

Participating were International players past and present.

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Matches played on artificial turf at College Rifles (Auckland) with current and past All Blacks participating

College Rifles U19 Snipers vs Papatoetoe


 College Rifles Premiers vs Ponsonby


 International Rugby – Andorra vs Lithuania


 View the Construction of Allianz Park

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