1. The Great Kiwi Beer Festival is strictly R18. Minors will not be permitted entry to the event.

2. Entry is with a valid event ticket only.

3. Tickets are non-transferable.

4. No food or drink permitted to be brought into the venue.

5. There are no pass outs – once you leave, you will not be permitted to re-enter the venue.

6. Strictly no dogs. (except for assistance animals)

7. All event participants agree to submit to security screening on entry including searches of bags, pockets and jackets – and Wanding, on entry to the venue.

8. Intoxicated persons are not permitted to enter or remain within the venue.

9. Persons suspected to be carrying, selling or using illegal substances at the Event will be referred to Police.

10. The following Restricted Items must not be brought to the Event;

  • Glass
  • Alcohol
  • Bare Feet
  • Food and Beverages of any kind
  • Umbrellas
  • Professional photography and video equipment
  • Weapons
  • Illicit Drugs
  • Gang patches, colours or insignia
  • Fireworks
  • Promotional materials including stickers and fliers
  • Chilli bins or large backpacks
  • Lasers
  • Airhorns, loudhailers
  • High visibility clothing
  • Skateboards, roller blades, scooters, juggling sticks etc.
  • Any other item considered by the Organiser at their sole discretion to be dangerous or offensive
  • Restricted items will be confiscated and disposed of.

Event Organisers take no responsibility for personal possessions brought to the event

By entering the festival, all event participants consent to Great Kiwi Beer Festival Ltd using their likeness in photo or video footage for promotional purposes of any kind in the future, including but not limited to social media, digital advertising and print advertising. Images may be cropped, altered, transformed or reproduced in any way and may be combined with other words or text. Great Kiwi Beer Festival Ltd is released from from any claims, demands or liability in connection with photographs or video images.


The Great Kiwi Beer Festival is coming to the mighty Waikato for the very first time on Saturday 7 March.

Good George has teamed up with GKBF to bring you Fridays With Friends of the Festival – It’s the perfect warm up to the festival plus your chance to win tickets to the first ever Great Kiwi Beer Festival, Hamilton.

It’s pretty simple – every Friday in the lead up to the Great Kiwi Beer Festival, Hamilton we’ll be changing our taps to feature great beers from our brewery friends.

Every customer who purchases three of the featured beers each Friday will go into the draw to win one of five double passes each week, plus every entry goes into the draw to win a VIP package for four people.

1. Every customer who purchases 3 Featured Beers shall receive an entry into the draw to win tickets.

2. The prize pool each week shall be 5 x GA Double Passes to the Great Kiwi Beer Festival, Saturday 7th March at Claudelands Events Centre.

3. Customers shall be eligible to win a double pass in the week they purchased only. They shall be ineligible for prize pools in any subsequent, unless they complete a new entry form.

4. The prize pool for week 5 shall include an additional VIP Package for four people.

5. Customers who purchase 3 Featured Beers at any time during the promotional period shall be eligible to win the VIP Package, regardless of which week they purchased.

6. The number of entries per customer is not limited. Customers shall be entitled to one entry for every set of 3 Featured Beers purchased during the promotional period. Their entry shall be valid for the week in which the third Featured Beer was purchased.

7. The entry into this competition and redemption of the prize are restricted to those aged 18 years and over.