The Trusts Arena

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The Trusts Arena
The Trusts Stadium from Central Park Drive.
Location 65-67 Central Park Drive, Henderson, New Zealand
Coordinates 36°51′36″S 174°38′10.32″E / 36.86000°S 174.6362000°E / -36.86000; 174.6362000Coordinates: 36°51′36″S 174°38′10.32″E / 36.86000°S 174.6362000°E / -36.86000; 174.6362000
Owner Waitakere City Stadium Trust
Capacity 4,901
Opened 11 September 2004
Construction cost $26 million NZD
Architect Warren and Mahoney
Super City Rangers (NBL) (2012-present)
Northern Mystics (ANZ Championship) (2008-present)
Waitakere City Rugby (2004-present)
Waitakere United (NZFC) (2004 - )
Auckland Stars (NBL) (2005-2009)
Netball World Championship (2007)
Badminton World Junior Championship (2007)
Waitakere Rangers (BCC) (2006-2007)
Auckland Diamonds (NBC) (2004-2007)
New Zealand Breakers (ANBL) (2004-2006)

The Trusts Arena is an indoor arena located in Waitakere City, Auckland, New Zealand. It is a multi-purpose stadium that primarily holds sports events and music concerts. The Arena was opened by the former Prime Minister of New Zealand Helen Clark on 11 September 2004.

The Stadium Arena has hosted the New Zealand Breakers in the past, the Netball World Championships in November 2007 and the Auckland Darts Masters in August 2015. It holds 4,901 people and was built in 2004. The Arena is home to the Northern Mystics and the Super City Rangers.

Oceania Sevens[edit]

14-15 November 2015, The Trusts Arena was host to the 2015 Oceania Sevens Championship.

Douglas Track and Field at The Trusts Arena[edit]

The outdoor facility attached to The Trusts Arena, known as "Douglas Track and Field", is a track and field facility that served as the home of New Zealand Football Championship team Waitakere United. Douglas Track and Field was home to the now defunct rugby league team, the Waitakere Rangers of the defunct Bartercard Cup competition, and has also served as training grounds for teams such as the Warriors and is the training ground for the All Blacks when in Auckland. The Waitakere City Rugby and Athletic Club is also based at the grandstand, and the facility hosted the 2010 Australasian Gaelic Games.

Notable performances[edit]

Boy band One Direction played their first headlining tour in New Zealand, with their Up All Night Tour on April 21, 2012 respectively.


The Trusts Arena has hosted over more than a dozen of Notable boxing events from various promotions like Duco Events and Super 8. This venue has been so popular for boxing promoters that it has earned the name of New Zealands Home of Boxing and also the name of New Zealands Boxing Arena. The arena itself even has its own Boxing Gym.

Notable Boxing Fights[edit]

15th October 2015 Joseph Parker fought and defeated Kali Meehan for the WBO Oriental heavyweight title, vacant WBA Oceania & PABA heavyweight title and vacant WBC Eurasia Pacific Boxing Council heavyweight title.

16th October 2014 Joseph Parker defeated Sherman Williams while retaining the WBA PABA and WBO Oriental Heavyweight titles.

4th June 2014 Kali Meehan won the first Super 8 Tournament. This Heavyweight Tournament involved highly credentialed boxers like Michael Sprott, Hasim Rahman, Alonzo Butler, Lawrence Tauasa and Martin Rogan.

14th December 2013 Brian Minto Defeated Shane Cameron for the Vacant WBO Oriental Heavyweight Title.

13th June 2013 Joseph Parker Defeated Frans Botha. On the same night Arlene Blencowe defeated Daniella Smith for the Vacant WIBA and WBF Women's World Titles.

5th June 2011 Anthony Mundine Defeated Xavier Toliver.

31st March 2010 David Tua defeated Friday Ahunanya while retaining the WBO Asia Pacific & Oriental Heavyweight Titles

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