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 Venues and Events Whangarei

Venues and Events Whangārei, as part of the Whangarei District Council, manages, operates and promotes Forum North Entertainment Centre while managing a portfolio of community and major events for the District.

Forum North Entertainment Centre, located in the heart of the Whangārei CDB, is home to Capitaine Bougainville Theatre and Te Kotahitanga Expo hall, hosting many local and touring performances and events. It has a range of spaces available for hire and the team are keen to work with you to ensure your next event runs smoothly and is a success.

The Whangarei i-Site Visitor Centre on the southern entrance to the city is Whangārei's home of ticketing, selling tickets to all Ticketek, Ticketmaster and Eventfinda events nationwide. Tickets to events held at Forum North can be purchased at the i-Site and online from Eventfinda.

Semenoff Stadium, owned by Whangarei District Council, is Northland’s premier events centre and caters for conferences, meetings, weddings, functions, festivals, concerts and sports events.  It has a range of multi-functional rooms with adaptable layouts that can easily meet your individual requirements and budget.

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Child on rugby field.

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Posted: 17 August 2022

Website Temporarily Unavailable

Due to planned maintenance, our website will be unavailable from 1:30pm until 5:00pm on Sunday 21 August 2022. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Posted: 3 March 2021

New Semenoff Stadium lights

The new, sleekly designed, 15m taller light towers dwarf and out-style the old towers and light arrays installed in 1995.

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Posted: 8 January 2020

New Lighting Towers for Rugby World Cup

Whangārei's Semenoff Stadium will be getting new, state-of-the-art lighting towers in time for the 2021 Rugby World Cup games.

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