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In 1866, the Wellington City Council determined that the Basin Reserve would be the city’s cricket ground.

150 years later, read the stories of the Basin – from it’s early origins to the games and events held here today.

BLACKCAPS v Pakistan | Basin Reserve

The BLACKCAPS' game against Pakistan on January 25 2016 is the first men's ODI at the Basin Reserve since 2005. With the Sold Out...
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The Basin Reserve Museum Stand – In Pictures

  Opened on New Year's Day 1925, the Museum Stand at the Basin Reserve occupies a site which has housed a grandstand since 1872. Today,...

Palm Trees & Pohutukawa

The West Indies and New Zealand have met seven times before in Test matches at the Basin Reserve, with New Zealand winning four times...
Basin Reserve Museum Stand

Museum Supports Council Recommendation on Stand

At the Basin Reserve today, Wellington Mayor Justin Lester announced that the Wellington City Council will receive a proposal to retain, strengthen, and restore...