RWC Weekend Runs Well
Another smooth weekend for RWC matches in Auckland and Wellington.
Stats from Sunday
- Transport to and from the match at Eden Park ran smoothly.
- A total of 24,190, 42% of the crowd, used public transport after the match at Eden Park.
- Special event buses carried 11,510 and 12,680 used trains after the match
- Crowds using trains from the NZ v Argentina match were cleared within 50 minutes and special event buses within 60 minutes — both earlier than the target of 70 minutes.
- About 2000 used taxis and 3,195 used coaches.
- Transport in and out of Auckland CBD ran well throughout the day
- Roads in the area experienced moderate traffic for a major event at Eden Park and flowed well. All roads in the area were reopened within 65 minutes.
- 7700 walked the Fan Trail
- Queens Wharf was moderately busy with a total crowd of 48,000 during the day. The waterfront Fanzones reported a peak crowd of around 12,000. Captain Cook Wharf opened at 3.30 pm
- Albany - 8450 attended the Fanzone throughout the afternoon and evening. Good family-friendly atmosphere.
- Mangere 6,700 attended. The crowd included mainly family groups
- Henderson - 1936 attended the Fanzone during the day. Family friendly atmosphere reported
- Police - Ten evictions from Eden Park (3 by police and 7 by security), one arrest. Six evictions from Queens Wharf, two arrests, No evictions from the regional Fanzones.
Stats from Saturday
- A total of 22,290, 45% of the crowd, used public transport after the match at Eden Park. Special event buses carried 9,280 and 13,010 used trains after the match.
- All crowds using trains and special event buses were cleared within 55 minutes of the match finishing.
- 2000 used taxis and 2,925 used coaches.
- Transport to and from the match at Eden Park ran smoothly. Transport in and out of Auckland CBD also ran well throughout the day.
- Roads in the area experienced moderate traffic for a major event at Eden Park and flowed well. All roads in the area were reopened within 69 minutes.
- An estimated 7800 walked the Fan Trail
- At the Fanzones: Queens was “moderately busy.” (14 evictions, no arrests). Captain Cook wharf opened at 6pm. 4600 attended Albany, 7200 Mangere (4 arrests, 10 refused entry, 3 evictions) , 1300 the Trust Stadium Henderson.
- No arrests at Eden Park but 17 evictions – 7 by security
Saturday- Irish and Welsh RWC fans well behaved at quarter final match in the Capital. Only one arrest and eight evictions at the game.
Sunday – 6 evictions, no arrests. Good behaviour.