Apart from the all the action on the field, there will be lots to do and see on the sidelines as well on the day, so make sure to go and explore all that the BMW NZ Polo Open has to offer!
Polo Hill – There is no-where better on the field for an elevated bird's eye view of all the action both on and around the field, so lie back and relax on Polo Hill and take in all that is on offer.
The Polo Village – Situated at the bottom of the Polo Hill, surrounding the Chukka Lawn. The Polo Village is the hub of the NZ Polo Open, with an assortment of things to do and places to kick back and enjoy the matches from there is something for everyone here and with cuisine from all over the globe on offer, its a must visit for all on the day.
The Chukka Lawn - We are super excited to have Peroni joining us to keep everyone refreshed on finals day, The Peroni Lawn will be a huge focus as our main Bar, centrally positioned on the Chukka Lawn, at the foot of Polo Hill, whether you are looking for a causal chic hangout with Italian flair, or fancy a refreshing Cold Peroni on tap this is the place to do it. Guaranteed to be a popular haunt during the day providing a great view of all of the action on and around the field, as the sun sets it will be the focal point of the George FM After-Party, so make sure you head over there after the games have finished to dance the night away under the stars, alfresco style.
The Flagship VIP Polo Lounge - Brand new for 2020, The Flagship VIP Polo Lounge is open for public sales!! Covering 320m2 of central field side space, it is a spectacle that will not be missed. This Marquee sold out quickly last year on an invitation only basis, a Hub for High Society, Fashion Enthusiasts and a whose who of the Media World, it offers to treat you to a day of polo reminiscent of the Royal Polo Scene. Centrally located for all the action on the field, and adjacent to the Fashion in the Field Catwalk, its Fashion emphasis will ensure it is just as involved in all the action off the field too.
Horse versus BMW Race - Always a firm favourite with everyone, Spectators line the boards to get a chance to cheer on the horse or the car!! Which will you cheering for?!?
Holly Estelle will make you famous - Our fabulous Event Ambassador will be taking over our social media for the day!! She will be everywhere and anywhere on the day capturing the feel and atmosphere from every aspect and angle (quite literally!) of the event. If you see Holly be sure to smile because they will be live posting and sharing all of the action on and off the field across all of our social platforms, so make sure you don't miss out and get insta-famous with the gorgeous Holly herself! #nofiterneeded #theyarethatgood
Snapshot Station – Who doesn’t love a photowall, the gorgeous flower wall will be in the Polo Village with some perfect lighting to take a fab selfie of you and your friends on the day, so make sure you head over for your snapshot and don’t forget to #lrnzpolo to be the envy of all your friends!!
FQ Fashion in the Field - The highly anticipated and fiercely competitive FQ Fashion in the Field will be back, make sure to strut your stuff on the main catwalk situated next to the Flagship VIP Polo Lounge, with a chance to win some fabulous prizes, New Zealand’ fashion elite will be judging the three catagories ‘Ladies’ ‘Mens’ and ‘Best Shoe’ again this year, so make sure that you have donned your best Summer Polo Attire, which means wedges for the Ladies and Panamas for the boys.
Veuve Clicquot Dash - Line Up Ladies...you might want to remove your shoes for this one! Thanks to our fabulous friends at Veuve Clicquot you gallop your way to a Magnum, all you need to do is be a fastest filly on the day!!
Rodd & Gunn Dash - Line Up Gentlemen....This is one dash you do not want to miss out on, whether it is the ladies on the sidelines you want to impress with your lightening speed or your friends at home with your stylish wardrobe, thanks to our friends at Rodd & Gunn you can do both of these, all you need to do is come first!!!
Coconut Girls - We are excited to have the Coconuts Girls selling their fresh drinking coconuts. Leveraging the power of nature they’ve come up with a tasty solution to help beat the heat, re-hydrate with all the good stuff and avoid feeling dusty in the morning. Make sure you a get a photo with these super cute and absolutely ‘gram-worthy’ coconuts filled with natural electrolytes, antioxidants and minerals. Get seen with the sexiest nuts in town!! #showusyourcoconuts
Official George FM After Party - As the sun sets after the final whistle has been blown The PeroniLawn will play host to the best Polo Party New Zealand has to offer, with TOP DJ's spinning the best tracks, you and the players will dance the night away under the stars alfresco style.