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Press releases detailing the latest news, events, and exhibitions at the New Zealand Cricket Museum and Basin Reserve.

30 Years of the NZ Cricket Museum

Welcome to the National Cricket Museum Late in 1987, Wellington gained a new attraction when the Governor-General opened New Zealand's only cricket museum at the...
Virtual Reality Cricket

Virtual Reality Cricket Comes to the NZ Cricket Museum

When the BLACKCAPS take on the West Indies at the Basin Reserve from December 1st, fans will have a unique opportunity to experience what...

Cricket Museum Acknowledges Bid to Repatriate Martin Crowe Taonga

On Monday 19th March, a Givealittle campaign was launched aimed at raising funds to bring some of the cricketing treasures of Martin Crowe back...

Hackathon Hits Cricket Museum Challenges For Six

If two heads are better than one when solving tricky problems, then 30 heads must surely be even better. Over Thursday and Friday (November 9-10)...
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...
Heathcote Williams Shield

Historic Secondary Schools Cricket Trophy Back In Play

First presented in 1908, the Heathcote Williams Shield is named for its donor and the New Zealand Cricket Council’s first President, Edward Heathcote Williams....