Opening Ceremony


Sunday 5th September 2021

The Anchor AIMS Games Opening Ceremony will entertain and inspire competitors and get the weeklong school sporting championships off to an unforgettable start.

    • Sunday 5th September 2021.
    • 3.00pm show 1 (doors open at 2.00pm) ceremony ends at 4.15pm (approx.).
    • 7.00pm show 2 (doors open at 6.00pm) ceremony ends at 8.15pm (approx.).
    • Trustpower Arena at Baypark, Mt Maunganui – 81 Truman Lane, Corner of State Highway 2 and 29.
    • Carparking available in Car Park D only. (Please note Pit A is Closed)
    • Cost – $15.00 per student competitor/child and $25.00 per coach/manager/adult supporters.
    • There is NO LIMIT on the number of tickets a school can purchase.
    • Monday 2nd August – School group opening ceremony ticket bookings go on sale through Ticketek (3.00pm Show 1 and 7.00pm Show 2).
    • Monday 9th August – Public opening ceremony tickets go on sale through Ticketek (3.00pm Show 1 and 7.00pm Show 2).

We are delighted to have Waipuna Hospice on board as our charity partner for 2021 Anchor AIMS Games School Sporting Championships.
Keep an eye out for Waipuna Hospice at our opening ceremony.
Waipuna Hospice is always in need of support.
Head to to find out more.