Category: Tours

WWE NXT tours New Zealand this December

WWE NXT is coming to New Zealand for the first time ever this December as part of the brand’s biggest international tour to date. NXT holds its first New Zealand event on Monday, December 5, at The Trusts Arena in Auckland. The NXT roster then travels to the TSB Bank...

Briscoes out, Goto in for On the Mat

Bad news for fans of The Briscoe Brothers: Jay and Mark are off the card for Sakura Events On the Mat. The Briscoes have another commitment in November they are unable to reschedule, according to the Sakura Events Facebook Page. However, fans won’t be missing out. Hirooki Goto will now...

What’s it like to be WWE’s Greatest Fan?

Many people would claim to be WWE’s Greatest Fan, but only one New Zealander can back it up. Grady Hooker writes about his experience being named WWE’s Greatest Fan 2016 and shaking his “white boy hips” in front of a sold-out crowd at Vector Arena. To get the full story...

WWE NXT coming to New Zealand

WWE NXT is coming to Australia and New Zealand. News of the upcoming tour broke during last week’s WWE Live event at Vector Arena. A video featuring Asuka, Bayley, Samoa Joe, and Shinsuke Nakamura accompanied the announcement. Dates and venues for the events have yet to be announced. WWE NXT has expanded to...

WWE rocks Auckland’s Vector Arena

WWE returned to New Zealand for the first time in five years with a sold-out event on Wednesday, August 10. Approximately 12,000 fans from around the country crammed into Auckland’s Vector Arena for more than three hours of action. Standout performances lined the card top to bottom, including Chris Jericho—making...

Hundreds turn out to meet AJ Styles

A meet and greet opportunity with WWE Superstar AJ Styles drew hundreds of fans to Westfield St Lukes last week. Two-hundred fans queued for hours—with some believed to have camped out overnight—to secure a wristband for the first public appearance by a WWE Superstar in New Zealand in more than...

WWE tag titles on the line in Auckland

Two titles will be defended when WWE returns to Vector Arena on Wednesday, August 10. The WWE Tag Team Championship is the latest title added to the event card. Reigning champs The New Day will defend against former Wyatt Family members Braun Strowman and Erick Rowan. Big E Langston, Kofi...

Styles announced for Auckland Meet & Greet

Auckland WWE fans have a phenomenal meet and greet opportunity this month. “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles will be at Westfield St Luke’s on Wednesday, August 10. The Meet & Greet commences at 3.30pm. It will be limited to the first 200 people to collect a wristband from the Westfield Customer...