Volvo Ocean Race

The 2012 Volvo Ocean Race Auckland Stopover was a month long event, 20th Feb to 25th March. Held on the Eastern Viaduct car park, Te Wero Island, the Viaduct Event Centre, Halsey Wharf and the Viaduct Harbour, open to the public and attracting crowds of 250,000 eager fans all wanting to share in the excitement of seeing their boat arrive in port.

Services Utilised

  • A state of the art CCTV system was installed to provide asset protection, crowd monitoring and a unique unified transport agency web portal called ‘is it busy’, feeding live images of the event space, advising fans best time and transport method of traveling Auckland wide.
  • 24/7 asset protection and concierge manpower services, liquor licensing support and monitoring, VIP area, arrival-departure management, accreditation point management, CCTV monitoring, high security area management.


A hugely successful event with all parties very happy with their outcomes. Accolades to Security for their management and ability to respond to trying conditions, moving targets and responding to unforeseen situations and managing relationships between multiple stakeholders.

Volvo Ocean Race