Visitor Information

QBE Stadium is only open on event days. An onsite box office opens the day before and the day of events for you to pick up your tickets. 

QBE Stadium is managed by Auckland Stadiums. For more information, visit

Where are we?

QBE Stadium is on the North Shore. The entrance on Stadium Drive is off Appian Way, which you can reach from Oteha Valley Road or Don McKinnon Drive. 

Tickets and seating


You can buy tickets for most events at QBE Stadium through Ticketmaster, however there are exceptions. 

There is no permanent onsite box office, but one is open at Gate A the day before, and day of events. Check the information about the event you're going to for more information.


There are covered and uncovered seating options in the main grandstand. The North, West and South stands are all uncovered. You'll find corporate lounges and suites in the main grandstand. QBE stadium has 25,000 seats.

Parking and Transport


There is limited parking at the stadium for large events and concerts. This varies between events depending on reserved areas. 

Public Transport

QBE Stadium is about 15 minutes walk from Albany Bus Station, and for most large events we recommend coming via public transport. Your ticket price for large events often includes travel on special event buses and trains. Information is published on the Auckland Transport event page, and in the event information on our website, so don't forget to check out the information about the event you're going to.

Find out more about public transport options for QBE Stadium by visiting the Auckland Transport website. 

Food and drink

There are food and drink outlets throughout the stadium. These are open whenever there is an event going on. For larger events, there are also often food trucks.

Hospitality is available for corporate lounges and boxes at most large events, contact us for more information. 


Accessible car parking is available in Carpark A. We recommend pre-booking your space for large events as numbers are limited. You must present a valid mobility permit card when you arrive at the car park.

Mobility seating is available for events, though this varies depending on the event. Talk to Ticketmaster (or whoever is the ticketing provider for your event) about the best option for you. Companion seats are available for those booking wheelchair spaces and guide dogs are welcome at our venues.

Disability toilets are available throughout the venue. 

Hiring QBE Stadium

QBE Stadium is home to North Harbour Rugby, New Zealand Football, Northern Football, Marist North Harbour and Harbour Sport. It's a premiere outdoor venue on the North Shore, hired for sporting events, concerts and festivals. Within QBE you'll also find multi-function spaces and five sports fields, two with artificial turf, all of which can be hired.

To hire QBE Stadium, contact

About the Venue

Located in Albany on Auckland's North Shore, QBE Stadium is purpose built for New Zealand's favourite sporting codes of rugby and football.

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The 25,000 seat stadium (formerly North Harbour Stadium) ​is the centrepiece of the 23 hectare North Shore Domain. ​The grounds also boast a large Oval field and five sporting fields, including two artificial turfs dedicated to community use. Corporate hospitality facilities offer a relaxed environment for any event.

QBE Stadium is also home to New Zealand FootballNorthern Football FederationNorth Harbour Rugby UnionMarist North Harbour Rugby Club and Harbour Sport​.

QBE Insurance has held the official naming rights for the stadium since January 2014.