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Basin Reserve

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.

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...
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...