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Be prepared with isitbusy.co.nz!

 

 

Planning to come down to join the Global Party at the Race Village? You can now find out if it’s busy before you leave, whilst on route or during your visit to Auckland Stopover Race Village.

 

isitbusy.co.nz improves the Auckland Stopover visitor experience via a live webcam view of Te Wero Island which shows what’s happening on the stage and how busy the Village is. In addition, the site has information on train or bus services from the same source as maxx.co.nz plus updates on roadworks and other potential delays from Auckland Transport.

 

“This is a great way to plan your day out or evening at the Race Village,” says Tom Mayo, Port Director for the Auckland Stopover. “You can check online or via your smartphone to find the best way to get here and also what’s happening on the main stage.”

 

isitbusy.co.nz has been developed by Mayo&, the company appointed to deliver the Auckland Stopover on behalf of event owners Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development.

 

Extensive modelling and research has gone into the planning of crowd movements in the Race Village to ensure the site is a valuable tool to anyone planning on visiting the Viaduct during the Auckland Stopover.

 

“We have worked with BECA, who provide crowd management planning services for major events including the Olympic Games, to establish crowd flow routes and crowd number management,” says Mayo. “We want everyone to have a wonderful experience at the Race Village and our Control Centre will direct the Spectator Services team to ensure smooth crowd movement throughout the Village.”

 

Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover event owner, Auckland Tourism, Events and Economic Development, believes the site will give visitors to the Village another way to enhance their experience.

 

“It’s encouraging to see event companies looking at innovative ways to improve the experience for visitors to major events. With the live webcam feed from the Viaduct, isitbusy.co.nz lets visitors make an informed choice to how they want to experience the Race Village.,” says Manager Major Events, Jennah Wootten

 

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