scoop.co.nz 13 Mar, 2021 06:30 am

Race Days In The America’s Cup Village

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March 13, 2021 Entertainment, PressRelease p Press Release – America’s Cup With Auckland now in COVID19 Level 1, the America’s Cup Race Village can now begin an exciting roll out of village activations.Locals and visitors to Auckland have had a taste of the America’s Cup Race Village experience during the ACWS and the PRADA Cup, but just as you can expect a whole lot of great action on the water for the America’s Cup Match, it’s heating up just as much on shore.The America’s Cup 3D photo wall in Karanga Plaza will have even more going on with local youth musicians, superheroes and face painters, with some tasty morsels to pick up along the way, and make sure you’re seen in the colours of your team by visiting the Emirates Team New Zealand’s own merchandise store.The Western End of North Wharf will feature several activations with sponsors including, the Coca-Cola Drink Stop and Pump water hydration station (13 & 14 March only), and the Coastguard stand where fans can learn about the 26 event support boats that will be given to Coastguard at the conclusion of the 36th America’s Cup, to benefit coastal communities around the country thanks to Lotto New Zealand funding.

Silo Park which has been one of the best spots to hang out and watch the racing with friends and family in the heart of the America’s Cup action, will feature some of the best Tāmaki Makaurau Mana Whenua led Food Vendors, Cultural Activities in the Silos including Rarangi (weaving), live tā moko (tattooing), and Romiromi (healing).The America’s Cup Race village is for everyone to come celebrate and enjoy New Zealand’s America’s Cup.

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