Baypark Stadium

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ASB Baypark Stadium & ASB Arena
Former names Bluechip Stadium, TECT Stadium
Location 81 Truman Lane, Mount Maunganui, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand
Coordinates 37°41′6″S 176°13′34″E / 37.68500°S 176.22611°E / -37.68500; 176.22611Coordinates: 37°41′6″S 176°13′34″E / 37.68500°S 176.22611°E / -37.68500; 176.22611
Owner Tauranga City Council
Operator Tauranga City Venues Limited
Capacity 19,800
Built 2000
Opened 2001
Bay of Plenty Rugby Union
Bay of Plenty Speedway Association

ASB Baypark Stadium (formerly known as Bluechip Stadium) is a multi-purpose stadium in Mount Maunganui, New Zealand. It is currently used for dirt track Speedway and jetsprints events during summer and Rugby union matches in winter.

ASB Baypark Stadium is one of three home stadiums for the Bay of Plenty Rugby Union (the others being Rotorua International Stadium and Tauranga Domain). The stadium also occasionally holds Chiefs Super Rugby matches.

The stadium holds 19,800 people and was built in 2001 by Bob Clarkson.

A new multi-purpose arena "ASB Arena" has recently opened, next the stadium. It has 9 indoor courts, and hosts indoor sporting events, with seating for around 4000 people. The arena also has a cafe, various meeting and conferencing facilities and provides catering services through the onsite caterer Baypark Catering - which is a joint venture between Global Cuisine Ltd and Tauranga City Venues Ltd.

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