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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.

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...

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...

The Basin Reserve – From Lagoon to Land

The New Zealand Cricket Museum is located at the historic Basin Reserve. Often voted as one of the world's best cricket grounds by players...