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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.

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...
New Zealand Cricket Museum

About the NZ Cricket Museum

Cricket Museums are a pretty rare thing around the world. Outside of England and Australia, just a handful are scattered around the globe. And...

The Basin Reserve: cricket comes to play

In 1861, Wellington was expanding rapidly and debate was stirring about the make-up of the Town Belt. Central to the conversation was the establishment...
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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,...