Category: WWE Live (August 2016)

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 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...

WWE Meet & Greet scheduled for Auckland

Aucklanders have the opportunity for a WWE Meet & Greet next month. WWE Superstars are scheduled to appear at Westfield St Luke’s on Wednesday, August 10, from 3.30pm. The first 200 people to visit the Westfield Customer Service Desk on August 10 will receive a WWE Meet & Greet wristband....

Finn Balor added to WWE Live card

Finn Balor is coming to New Zealand. The former NXT Champion and WWE Raw’s newest Superstar has been added to the card for WWE Live in Auckland. “It’s been a long 16-year road to come to this stage,” Balor told WWE Network. “I was picked number five to be on...

Sheamus added to card for WWE Live

After visiting Auckland last month to promote WWE Live, Sheamus has been added to the event card. The Celtic Warrior touched down in New Zealand just days before Money in the Bank on a whirlwind media tour to promote WWE’s first New Zealand event in five years. “This is a...

Madman and WWE launch Greatest Fan competition

Are you WWE’s Greatest Fan? Prove it and be in to win a “money can’t buy” experience at WWE Live in Auckland. Madman Entertainment and WWE have launched a competition in search of WWE’s Greatest Kiwi Fan for 2016. One lucky winner will receive two ringside seats to WWE Live...

Reigns vs. Rollins, Cena vs. Styles set for New Zealand

Nine huge matches have been announced for WWE’s return to New Zealand. Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins will headline WWE Live at Vector Arena on Wednesday, August 10 in what has been described as a WrestleMania-quality main event. “The Phenomenal” AJ Styles will clash with John Cena in a rematch...