ANZ National Stadium

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ANZ Stadium

The ANZ National Stadium (known as ANZ Stadium)[1] is a multi-purpose stadium in Suva, Fiji. It was constructed in 1979 for the 6th South Pacific Games.[2] In 2012 the Stadium underwent an extensive FJD $17.5 Million dollar renovation [3] and re-opened in March 2013. The first game being between the Fiji national rugby union team and the Classic All Blacks, with Fiji winning 33–14.

It is currently used mostly for rugby league, rugby union and football matches. The stadium has undercover seating for 4000 people and an embankment that can cater for an additional 15,000.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kumar, Rashneel (8 May 2013). "New stadium ready for Flying Fijians". The Fiji Times (Suva, Fiji). Retrieved 8 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "South Pacific Games 1979 - Fiji". Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  3. ^ "$17.5m upgrade for National Stadium". Retrieved 3 June 2014. 
  4. ^ "Fiji Sports Council Facilities". Retrieved 3 June 2014. 

Coordinates: 18°9′0″S 178°26′57″E / 18.15000°S 178.44917°E / -18.15000; 178.44917