Wharepai Domain, Tauranga

Wharepai Domain, Tauranga

As of Dec 21, there are a very limited amount of final tickets onsale HERE.

*Please note times are approximate only.
4.30pm - Gates Open / DJ
5.45pm - Troy Kingi
6.45pm - Sir Dave Dobbyn
8.00pm - L.A.B
10.00pm approx - Show Finish
Please come EARLY to avoid queues.


Please enter via the main gate on Hamilton Street West. There will be only one gate for entry for this show. Please come early to avoid queues.


You have a dedicated entry lane. This will be sign posted. VIP is located across the field by the tennis courts.


You must have an accessible ticket to gain entry to the accessibility area. This is located by the Hamilton St entrance as you enter the field. Accessible parking will be available for any patrons with a valid permit, and is provided next to the road closure at McLean Street, accessed via Monmouth St.


The below roads are closed for the duration of the event -

Hamilton Street West

Cameron Road from Wharf Street to Chapel/Brown

Taxis pick up / drop off will be on Durham St ONLY, with access from Wharf St.

Public pick up / drop off will be on Harington St ONLY with access from Durham St.


If you have pre-purchased a return bus tickets, these buses will run from the below locations -

Papamoa Bus - Pick up from Gordon Spratt Reserve, in the car park on Alice Lane

Mount Maunganui Bus - Pick up from the Bus Stop area next to Blake Park on Maunganui Road

Buses will run from 3.30pm (1 hour prior to gates opening) and will be continuously running to the event until 7.30pm. Buses will depart each stop every 30 minutes approximately.

Getting Home on the Bus - Buses will return to the same stop after the event and will begin departing from 9pm. Buses will Pick Up & Drop Off on Cameron Road, between Monmouth St and Park St. Bus departure points will be clearly signposted at the event.

If you are yet to purchase return bus tickets and would like to add these, you can do so by logging into your account and heading to this page. Limited bus tickets remain - https://loop.flicket.co.nz/events/24c8b45b-8d31-4397-9efb-7247e05f33fd/reservation


Tauranga city has a permanent liquor ban operating 24 hours a day, seven days a week. That means you can not carry or consume alcohol when you are in these areas.


The concert will proceed rain or shine unless the promoter decides it’s unsafe to perform. No shade or rain umbrellas are permitted in the venue so bring a raincoat or poncho if rain is predicted.


A range of official merchandise will be available for purchase until after the show (subject to stock availability).


Patrons deemed too intoxicated by security will be turned away at entry to ensure a comfortable and friendly show for all event goers, please do not preload before the event. No refunds will be given for patrons that are refused entry due to intoxication.

The health and safety of all attendees is our number one priority. If you are feeling unwell, we ask that you stay home. Please be respectful of all other patrons, including those who may wish to take extra health precautions.

Please be aware that Venue management and its representatives reserve the right to request patrons to present any clothing, bags, and other carried items for searching, including being subject to a pat down and/or a scanner search before entering.

To assist with the security process we recommend you avoid bringing bags where possible. Small bags (30cm x 30cm or under) are permitted only - Large bags and Backpacks will be denied at entry.

If you refuse to present any of the requested items for searching, you will be denied entry.

Only empty PLASTIC bottles will be allowed in at entry. There will be a number of free water stations where you will be able to fill up your bottle. Metal or Glass water bottles will not be allowed into the event - please leave these at home.


Here is a list of all prohibited items. If in doubt, leave it at home. Any confiscated items will not be returned, replaced, or reimbursed.

Bags larger than (A3) 400mm x 300mm (16”x12”); Video cameras and recording device (this does not include mobile phones); Photographic devices with a lens larger than a standard watch face (not exceeding 4cm in diameter) and/or a removable lens; Gang patches, colours or any gang paraphanalia; Glass of ANY KIND including perfume bottles, Prams and strollers; Selfie sticks, Go Pros, Drones; Banners with poles; Signs no larger than (A3) 400mm x 300mm (16”x12”) with sticks and poles detached before entering the venue; iPads or Tablets; Cans or glass of any kind; Strictly NO alcohol or illicit drugs; Branded or commercial food and drinks, including takeaways; Metal water bottles, utensils and containers, cutlery, etc.; Chilly bins / Coolers; Dangerous goods; Fireworks, flares, lasers or flashlights; Weapons of any sort, Knives, Tasers, Mace, Chains, Spurs or Studded Jewellery; Offensive weapons including, but not limited to, any object that may be used as a projectile such as aerosol cans, glow sticks, balls, containers, etc.; Musical instruments, Air horns, megaphones etc; Umbrellas or other sun/rain shelters; Outdoor Furniture including chairs or stools; Skateboards, rollerblades, bicycles or scooters; Animals (excluding service dogs such as guide dogs and police or emergency service dogs); Unauthorised signage or promotional products; Any other items deemed by security or the promoter to be illegal, dangerous or a nuisance to yourself or others.


A range of catering outlets will be available along with bar service. You may bring a small amount of home prepared food such as sandwiches, baking or fruit, however commercially prepared food products, including takeaway meals or soft drinks are not permitted.

If you are under 25 and intending on purchasing alcohol, please ensure you bring ID - Accepted forms of ID are HAANZ 18+ card, NZ Drivers License or Passport.

Lids from all beverages (including water and soft drinks) will be removed on purchase to reduce the safety risk of full bottles being thrown.

Stations with free water and cups will be available throughout the venue. You may bring a sealed bottle of water (up to 750ml capacity) or an empty water bottle (up to 750ml) to fill at the water stations. Please note that lids will be discarded on entry so please leave the lid at home if bringing a reusable bottle. No metal or glass bottles permitted.

All terms of entry here - https://www.loop.co.nz/news/lab-wharepai-domain-important-event-info/

Due to unforeseen circumstances Sublime With Rome will no longer be supporting L.A.B in Tauranga and Nelson and will not be performing any shows in NZ. All ticket holders were offered refunds and this window is now closed.

Loop have secured Sir Dave Dobbyn & Troy Kingi in Sublime With Rome’s place for both the Tauranga show on December 28 and the Nelson show on January 5. 

Loop are eternally grateful to them for stepping in at the 11th hour to create an epic bill of music. Both Sir Dave Dobbyn & Troy Kingi will be playing songs from their catalogues of Kiwi classics.

Presented by Scapegrace, thanks to Jim Beam, Corona, Mai FM, The Edge, The Rock, Trademark Live & Loop.

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