New Zealand High Commission Canberra, Australia

Giant Rugby Ball heads to Sydney

Between 2 and 12 September, New Zealand's Giant Rugby Ball venue will be open to the public at Circular Quay in Sydney.

The inflatable Ball can hold up to 220 visitors and will provide a multi-media experience promoting New Zealand's tourism offerings.  At night it will be used to host trade and industry events showcasing the best of New Zealand.

The Giant Rugby Ball's presence in Sydney has been timed for the beginning of the one year to go countdown to Rugby World Cup 2011 on 9 September and the Bledisloe Cup match to be played in the city on 11 September.

For more information, visit the Beehive website or Tourism New Zealand.

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