William Wakefield Memorial The year 1882 saw the erection of the oldest structure still associated with the Basin Reserve. Colonel William Wakefield, regarded as the first leader of the Wellington settlement died in 1848 and almost immediately his friends… Read more

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History of Cricket in Wellington Cricket was one of the original sports seen in Wellington, a notice in the NZ Gazette on 16 May 1840 stating “that a game of cricket had been arranged between the gentlemen of Thorndon and members of the Pickwick Club.” … Read more

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History of the Basin Reserve The Basin Reserve hosted its first test match on 24 January 1930 and as at 30 March 2013 had hosted 54 test matches. It has been the venue for four Boxing Day Tests. The oldest first-class ground in the country… Read more

Contact Details

Cricket Wellington Incorporated
RA Vance Stand
Basin Reserve
PO Box 578
New Zealand
Phone: 384 3171

Cric HQ