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Queens Wharf will be at the heart of the ac­tion when Auck­land wel­comes the Bri­tish and Ir­ish Lions back to New Zealand for the DHL New Zealand Lions Se­ries 2017. Auck­land will host three matches dur­ing the tour, with two test matches against the All Blacks on June 24 and July 8, as well as amid-week fix­ture against the Blues on June 7. Queens Wharf will be home to the main Auck­land Fan­zone and be the Auck­land hub for the Rugby 2017 Fes­ti­val, com­plete with entertainment, ex­hi­bi­tions and ac­tiv­i­ties. It will be the big­gest Se­ries Fan­zone in the coun­try. The Queens Wharf and other se­lected re­gional Fan­zones will screen the test matches live with entertainment and food.

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