North Shore Events Centre

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North Shore Events Centre
The Breakerdome
North Shore Events Centre home court.png
Full name North Shore Events Centre
Address Silverfield and Argus Place entrances
Location Wairau Valley, North Shore, Auckland 0627
Coordinates 36°47′0″S 174°44′39″E / 36.78333°S 174.74417°E / -36.78333; 174.74417Coordinates: 36°47′0″S 174°44′39″E / 36.78333°S 174.74417°E / -36.78333; 174.74417
Owner North Shore Events Centre Trust board
Operator North Shore Events Centre Trust board
Capacity 4,400 (Total)
4,114 (seated)[1]
Surface Sprung "parquet" sports floor
Construction
Broke ground 1991
Opened September 1992; 24 years ago (1992-09)
Tenants
New Zealand Breakers (NBL) (2003–present)

North Shore Events Centre is an indoor arena located in the North Shore City suburb of Wairau Valley, Auckland, New Zealand. The arena opened in 1992 and has a seated capacity of 4,114 plus standing room for about 300, giving a capacity of 4,400.

The Centre primarily hosts basketball games and is the home arena of the New Zealand Breakers, who play in the Australasian NBL. It also hosts concerts and netball.

In 2009 the Centre hosted the final of the FIBA Under-19 World Championship. The final saw the United States defeat Greece 88-80.

Boxing[edit]

The Centre has hosted a number of fight nights, the majority of them promoted by Shane Cameron. The most famous fight night was in November 2014 where Kali Meehan fought Shane Cameron for the WBA Pan African Heavyweight Title. Also on the card was the Super 8 Cruiserweight tournament. The event was promoted by John Mcrae and New Zealand Sky Arena, as well as being live on Pay Per View with Sky Arena in New Zealand and Australia Main event.

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Preceded by
SPC Vojvodina
Novi Sad
FIBA U-19 World Championship
Final Venue

2009
Succeeded by
Arena Riga
Riga