Located in Albany on Auckland's North Shore, North Harbour Stadium (formerly QBE Stadium) is purpose built for New Zealand's favourite sporting codes of rugby and football.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The 14,000-seat stadium ​is the centrepiece of the 23-hectare North Shore Domain. ​The grounds also boast a large oval field and five sporting fields, including two artificial turfs dedicated to community use. Corporate hospitality facilities offer a relaxed environment for any event.

North Harbour Stadium is also home to New Zealand Football, Northern Football Federation, North Harbour Rugby, Marist North Harbour Rugby Club, Harbour Sport and Auckland Tuatara.

QBE Insurance held the official naming rights for the stadium from January 2014 to January 2019.

Coming soon to North Harbour Stadium...


Getting to the Stadium

North Harbour Stadium is located in Albany on Auckland's North Shore.



Venue Information

Function Attendee Parking
Parking for function attendees during non event periods can be accessed via Don Mckinnon Drive.

Mobility Parking
Onsite parking is available for patrons who who hold a valid mobility permit.  Mobility parking is accessed via the Stadium Drive entry. Please present your permit to traffic control staff for access.
Please note that exit can be delayed from the carpark at the conclusion of the event to allow for safe pedestrian movement.
Mobility parking is limited therefore is strictly reserved for patrons who hold a mobility permit.

Campervan/Motorhome Parking
Campervan/Motorhome parking is not available onsite. You can locate nearby camping sites at https://campable.com/

Coach Parking
Please email bookings@aucklandstadiums.co.nz to enquire about coach parking.

Wheelchair accessible tickets are available for all events. Please contact the applicable ticketing agent directly to purchase accessible tickets. 

If you have had a change of circumstance since purchasing your tickets and now require accessible seating, please contact the ticketing agent directly to discuss options for changing your tickets.

Visit the Auckland Transport website for information about bus services to North Harbour Stadium.

For lage events special event bus and train services  are usually available and included with your ticket. Check the event page for details.

Authorised Sellers
Please only purchase tickets from the authorised ticketing agent. We cannot guarantee the validity or authenticity of tickets purchased from third-party sellers such as Viagogo or individuals selling on Trade Me.

Can I buy tickets from the venue?
Unless sold out prior, gate sales will usually be available from the Box Office at Gate A.

Where is my seat?
Your bay, row and seat number can be found on your ticket. 
Row A starts closest to the field.


Food and beverage outlets are located throughout the stadium within close proximity to patron seating. Depending on the size of the event, the stadium outlets may be supplemented with mobile concession outlets.

Bar service is available at most events. If you are under 25 please bring identification if you wish to purchase alcohol. Accepted forms of ID are - Passport, NZ Drivers Licence or HANZ 18+ card. If we are unsure of your age and you do not have ID you will not be able to purchase alcohol.

Eftpos is available at most food and beverage outlets

You are welcome to bring in small quantities of non commercially prepared food such as sandwiches, fruit or baking. You may also bring a sealed plastic bottle of water (up to 1 litre) however please note that the lid may be removed and discarded on entry. These conditions can change from event to event depending on security requirements so please check the event page for the concert you are attending for its specific conditions.

We are predominately an outdoor venue. Events go ahead rain or shine unless it is usafe to do so.

Umbrellas cannot be erected within the stadium so if rain is predicted, please bring a raincoat or poncho.

At North Harbour Stadium you can enjoy a world-class stadium experience.  The Stadium and its facilities are here for the use and enjoyment of a variety of visitors, patrons and public users.  As such, there is an expectation that minimal standards of behaviour and presentation are adhered to by everyone to ensure an enjoyable environment for all.  To achieve this, we have the following conditions of entry that all visitors to the stadium are required to meet.

Dress Code
For safety reasons, footwear is to be worn at all times.

We do not permit gang patches or gang paraphernalia to be displayed.

Stadium management and its representatives reserve the right to request patrons to present any clothing, bags and other carried items for searching before you enter the stadium.

If you refuse to present any of the requested items for searching, you may be denied entry.

We reserve the right to search vehicles entering the stadium.

Entry will be refused if a patron is intoxicated or under the influence of illicit substances.

Drugs and Alcohol Policy
North Harbour Stadium complies with the Liquor Licensing Authority and prohibits the serving of alcohol to intoxicated or under-aged persons

Intoxicated or under-aged persons who are apprehended with alcohol will be escorted from the premises.

North Harbour Stadium maintains a strict ‘no drugs’ policy, illicit drugs are prohibited and will be confiscated at the gate.  Any persons apprehended with drugs in their possession will be escorted from the premises. Incidents involving alcohol or drugs will be referred to the police where the situation requires it.

Lost, Stolen or Damaged Property
Stadium management takes no responsibility for any damage to, loss or theft of a patron’s personal property while on stadium property.

In order to ensure an enjoyable experience for everyone, Stadium management reserves the right to deny entry or remove attendees who exhibit unacceptable or disruptive behaviour.  There will be zero tolerance for intoxication. Those who arrive at the gates intoxicated will be refused entry and patrons who become intoxicated will be removed from the venue.

North Harbour Stadium is a SMOKE FREE venue. This includes the use of e-cigarettes and vaporisers.


Host your next function at North Harbour Stadium

The flexible spaces on offer at North Harbour Stadium can cater for conferences, meetings, seminars and product launches. Spaces within North Harbour Stadium also offer the perfect blank canvas for creating themed cocktail functions and stylish gala dinners for up to 650 guests.

Rooms for hire

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