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 New Zealand 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 – surrounding the Heineken Lawn. The Polo Village is the hub of the New Zealand 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 Heineken Lawn - Always a huge focus on the day, being home to our main bar and the After-party!! The Heineken Bar is centrally positioned on the Heineken Lawn, opposite the Clubhouse centre field, in the midst of all the action. Whether you are looking for a causal hangout, or fancy a refreshing Cold Beverage 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, it's a great place to set up your camp for the day. And 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.
Kim Clifford Cocktail Lounge - Brand new for 2023 situated in the hub of all the action!! Tastefully curated for you by Kim Clifford to sit back, relax and enjoy with a drink in hand from the sidelines. Whether you plan on watching polo, playing a few lawn games or catching up with friends they've created the perfect space. Make sure to try one (or many) of their delicious cocktails, designed to quench your thirst and satiate your tastebuds.
Horse versus Horsepower 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 she 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 #poloready
George FM Inflatable Cube - Head over to the George Cube in the Midst of the Heineken Lawn to see what secrets George have in store for you inside their mysterious Blow up Cube, bring your friends you might need to grab a picture once inside!!!
Fashion at the Polo - The highly anticipated and fiercely competitive Fashion at the Polo will be back, with a Remix twist!! For the first time ever we will be holding a photo competition for all fashion fans to put their best foot forward. To enter the Remix Magazine Stylebooth competition, simply have your photo taken at the designated photo booth, and fill in the entry form. No catwalk strutting for those who may be a little crowd shy! The Remix Magazine Stylebooth will be open from 12pm- 2pm, and the winners of Best Dressed Lady, Best Dressed Gentleman and Best Accessory announced at 2.30pm. The People's choice competition voting commences immediately as entries are uploaded to the The New Zealand Polo Open Facebook page, and closes at 12pm on Saturday, 25 February. So make sure to head over to the Remix Stylebooth on Heineken Lawn for a chance to win some fabulous prizes. New Zealand’s fashion elite will be judging, so make sure that you have donned your best Summer Polo Attire.
Whispering Angel Dash - Line Up Ladies...you might want to remove your shoes for this one! Thanks to our fabulous friends in Cotes de Provence you can gallop your way to a fabulous Jeroboam, all you need to do is be a fastest filly on the day!!
10/4 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 lightning speed, or your friends at home with the new and exclusive addition to your rum collection, thanks to our friends at Kim Clifford you can get your hands on their long awaited, new to market 10/4 South Pacific Spiced Rum. Packed full of Heart and Character, this premium rum will be one that you won't be able to wait to enjoy, all you need to do is come first!!!
Official George FM After Party - As the sun sets after the final whistle has been blown The Heineken Lawn 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. Please note this is Strictly R18.
NZ Polo Open is a strictly no BYO on any Beverages..