The upcoming Coldpay concert in Auckland comes with a lengthy list of no-nos, including a ban on selfie sticks, studded belts and umbrellas.
Coldplay on stage in 2009.
Source: Nababan/Creative Commons
Mt Smart Stadium will host the band tomorrow night, but punters are being warned they'll be disappointed if they try to bring any of the items on a lengthy list.
Additional requirements include removing the lid from any water bottles upon entry, and only bringing home-made food.
Chairs or stools are banned, as are any signs or banners deemed to be political.
Those hoping to get an epic selfie of themselves among a sea of fellow fans will be dismayed to find out that selfie sticks are also banned.
Here's the full list of banned items:
Backpacks or bags larger than 30cm x 40cm
Video cameras or recording devices
Cans or glass of any kind
Alcohol or illicit drugs
Branded or commercial food and drinks, including takeaways
Metal utensils, cutlery, etc
Fireworks, flares, lasers or flash lights
Offensive weapons including, but not limited to, any object that may be used as a projectile such as glow sticks, balls, containers, etc
Air horns or loud hailers
Umbrellas or other sun/rain shelters
Furniture chairs or stools
Skateboards, rollerblades, bicycles or scooters
Animals (excluding service dogs such as guide dogs and police or emergency service dogs)
Political banners and signs
Large spiked/studded belts or bracelets
Any other items deemed by Stadium management or the promoter to be illegal, dangerous or a nuisance to yourself or others
One evening after dinner Mike Bush was dropping a colleague back at a hotel and was stopped by police and asked to undertake a breath test,"which I did which failed, just, but it failed".