Where are we?
You'll find Bruce Mason Centre in Takapuna on Auckland's North Shore. The centre is on the Promenade, on the corner of Hurstmere Road.
Tickets and seating
Our Box Office is located on the right as you come into the building. It’s open for you to buy tickets Monday to Friday, from 9.00am – 5:00pm. It also opens two hours before all performances, for you to collect your tickets.
You can book tickets in three ways:
- in person at the Box Office
- online through our event pages
- over the phone with Ticketmaster on 09 970 9700 or 0800 111 999
Parking and Transport
There are many parking options throughout Takapuna and in close proximity to Bruce Mason Centre. Visit Auckland Transport’s Parking in Auckland webpage or Wilson Parking for information on locations, rates and closing times.
The two main car parks next to the theatre are operated by Wilson Parking and are located at 2-8 Killarney Street, and 148 Hurstmere Road, Takapuna. These are both Pay and Display parks. We recommend downloading and using the Wilson Parking app ParkMate to save you time and to avoid lining up at the Pay and Display machines. Please note the parking machines do not take cash notes however do accept coins, credit cards, Pay Wave and Apple Pay.
Anzac Street car park offers pay and display parking as well as monthly parking leases with casual parking from $1.
- First 2 hours - $1 per hour
- Hours thereafter - $2 per hour
Monday - Saturday, 6pm - 8am: No Charge
Sunday and Public Holidays: No Charge
Motorcycle and Mobility parking P180: No Charge
* These tariffs are a guideline only and subject to change. Refer to the schedule of fees at the car park entry. For latest info, visit ILoveTakapuna website.
If you need to exchange your notes for coins, or need any help using Pay and Display machines, please come and see any staff member at Bruce Mason Centre who will happily assist you.
Food and drink at Bruce Mason Centre
Bruce Mason Centre is right at the heart of Takapuna’s dining district. There are plenty of options close by for a delicious pre-show meal. You can also enjoy a drink and snack at our Theatre Bar - a great reason to get here a little early for your show!
Please note you can’t take glasses, glass bottles, or hot drinks, into the auditorium for shows. This is because of health and safety concerns. If you want to take a cold drink in to enjoy at your seat, a plastic cup can be provided.
There are six mobility car park spaces next to the Bruce Mason in the Killarney Street car park. There are dedicated mobility seats in the theatre and a lift to access all levels. Companion seats are available for those booking wheelchair spaces and guide dogs are welcome at our venues. For every show, visually impaired patrons can call Ticketmaster on 09 970 9745 any time before 5pm on the day of the show and they will make sure the front of house team is aware of your needs.
Some of our shows offer signed and audio described performances, so that deaf, blind and partially sighted people can enjoy a great night out at the theatre.
We also have a hearing aid loop available for all seats. To connect to the hearing loop, switch your hearing aids to ‘tele’. Contact Ticketmaster on 09 970 9700 for advice on how to use it.
Read the full accessibility report of Bruce Mason Centre on Be.Accessible website.