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What you need to know if you're heading to Matchbox Twenty in New Plymouth

What you need to know if you're heading to Matchbox Twenty in New Plymouth

Christchurch was a hit, Taranaki, it's your turn!

Matchbox Twenty and special guests Goo Goo Dolls were incredible in front of the sold-out crowd at Christchurch’s Woolbrook Arena, now they're headed to New Plymouth's Bowl of Brooklands for their last New Zealand show tomorrow night.

They'll be joined by Christchurch’s lo-fi indie pop artist Pickle Darling as the special opener.

6:00pm - Doors Open
6:30pm - Pickle Darling
7:30pm - Goo Goo Dolls
9:00pm - Matchbox Twenty

* Subject to change

Download your ticket(s) ahead of time to speed up your entry into the show. Your tickets will not be emailed to you or available to print at home.

A ticket screenshot may also not work, so check the details in the app.

There will be three available entrances and four exits:

Brooklands (Entry and Exit) Access will be limited to pedestrians and authorised vehicles only. There is a bus drop-off point at the bottom of Brooklands Road.

Racecourse (Entrance and Exit) - Parking access off Coronation Avenue (access via the Parkside Motel and Apartments). There is a large parking area controlled by Wardens.

Kaimata Street (Entrance and Exit) - Enter via Kaimata Street. Taxi and Uber pick-up and drop-off points on Kaimata Street.

Dell Gate (Exit Only) - Not open for entry, but the gate will be open at the end of the night for exit through Pukekura Park towards the CBD.

Limited parking may be available to concert-goers attending the event, but public transport is heavily encouraged.

Brooklands Road between Victoria Road and Kaimata Street will be closed and have no access from 8.30am on 2 March.

Limited Mobility parking will also be available at the venue but you will need to book in advance - Vehicles must have a valid and appropriate Mobility Pass visible.

You can take the following items to Bowl of Brooklands:

Alcohol, prams/strollers, umbrellas and chairs are just some of the list of prohibited items.

A range of food and drinks are available to buy on-site.

Free water stations will also be available around the Arena to keep you hydrated.

Matchbox Twenty are set to perform 20+ tracks of their biggest hits. Here’s what expect based on their Christchurch show.

  1. Friends
  2. How Far We've Come
  3. Real World
  4. Disease
  5. Wild Dogs (Running in a Slow Dream)
  6. She's So Mean
  7. If You're Gone
  8. Where The Light Goes
  9. Downfall/Knockin' on Heaven's Door
  10. Long Day
  11. Rebels

      12. 3AM
       13. Unwell
       14. Push
       15. Bright Lights
       16. Don't You (Forget About Me) - Simple Minds cover