North Harbour Stadium has a rectangular playing surface,
purpose built for New Zealand's favourite sports of rugby union,
football and rugby league.
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Harbour Stadium Seating Layout
The Stadium was designed for a superior live event experience.
The sideline seats are in close proximity to the playing surface,
with the closest row being just 8.5m from the sideline. The curved
nature of the seating rows provides an uninterrupted view of the
on-field entertainment from every seat.
North Harbour Stadium has capacity for 25,000 patrons attending
any sporting, concert or entertainment event.
The Stadium comprises four seating areas: a Grandstand that runs
the full sideline length of the playing surface with four seating
levels; a terraced-style seating "Open Stand" opposite the
Grandstand; and two grass embankments, one at either end of playing
The Grandstand faces east and has seating for
12,109 patrons over four levels.
- Lower Grandstand (Blocks 1-11), with seating for up to
- Level 1 Lounges (Blocks 101-116), with seating for up to
- Level 2 Private Suites (Suites 1-28), with seating for up to
- Level 3 (Blocks 301-309), with seating for up to 3,037
The Open Stand (Blocks 21-31) faces west and
has seating for 7,530 patrons.
In all seating areas in both the Grandstand and the Open Stand,
Row A is the front row, closest to the playing surface.
The Family Embankment (south facing) and
Scoreboard Embankment (north facing) have a
combined capacity for the remaining 5,361 patrons.
Corporate Hospitality and Entertainment
The Grandstand has two levels dedicated to hospitality and
entertainment for corporate patrons.
Level 1 features the Level One Lounge that runs the
full length of the Grandstand. The Lounge can be divided into 6
separate Lounges with a variety of dining options.
Level 2 comprises of 27 Private Suites, with seating and private
indoor dining for up to 18 persons in each Suite.
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the Corporate Hospitality options available at our Events
Seating Categories and Ticket Prices
Seating categories and ticket prices vary for each event and are
determined by the event promoter/venue hirer, i.e. North Harbour
Rugby, New Zealand Football, The Blues, etc.
Reserved Seating refers to a ticket that guarantees a seat
located in a specific Block and Row. General Admission refers to a
ticket that entitles entry to an event but does not guarantee a
Some events may also create seating categories within seating
areas, for example "Premium" or "Standard" seats, based on the
location of that seat in relation to the playing surface or
North Harbour Stadium recommends patrons address all enquiries
regarding seating categories and ticket prices with the Ticketing
Agent for the respective event. Please refer to our Upcoming
Events and click on the "BUY TICKETS" box for
your chosen event.
Although the Grandstand has a roof, any seat identified or sold
as covered is not guaranteed of being fully protected from the
Mobility Impaired Seating
Patrons with impaired mobility have dedicated spaces within each
of the seating areas. To reserve space in these areas for an event,
it is important to specify that a Mobility Impaired space is
required when purchasing tickets through the ticketing agent.
For further information regarding access and seating for
mobility impaired patrons, please phone us on 0-9-414 0150, connect
with us via facebook or twitter, or Get In Touch via this website.
Additional Temporary Seating
For some events, it is possible that Stadium's permanent seating
will be supplemented with additional temporary seating, for example
a grandstand construction over the grass embankments at
either end of the playing surface for sporting events, or on-field
seating for concert events.