Technical Information

Technical Information

Technical Info

Exhibition Space

- Small Exhibition: 1,800sqm (W30m x L60m)
- Large Exhibition: 3,700sqm (W46m x L80m)

Auditoria Capacity*

- Full Hall, End Stage Seated 8,700
- Full Hall, End Stage Standing 10,800
- Half Hall, End Stage Seated 4,700
- In the Round, Seated 8,900
- In the Round, Standing 10,200
*Various configurations possible including centre stage & other seated layouts, up to approximately 11,000.

Dressing Rooms/Production Offices

- 4 x large team dressing/locker rooms for 22 persons, sub dividable with changing areas, all with toilet & shower facilities.
- 10 x multiple use rooms of various sizes, all with toilet & shower facilities.
- Coach, trainer & drugs test room available.
- Telephone & data points available in each area.
- Keypad entry system on all dressing rooms.

Hospitality/Meeting Rooms

- Heineken Lounge, 150sqm
- Harbour Room, 35sqm
- Board Room, 25sqm
- VIP Suites, 20 @ 24sqm, 4 @ 36sqm, 1 @ 112 sqm


- Secure Service Yard: 550 sqm
- 3 Loading Doors: 2 @ 3.5m x 4m, 1 @ 7m x 4m
- Ceiling Height: Max 22m clearance from floor to underside of roof.
- Floor Loadings: From 2000kg per sq m to 5000kg per sqm of uniformly distributed load. Specific point loading of 1000kg per sq m.
- Ice Pad: Ice floor in place from Aug - April (may vary year on year).


- Rigging plans should be submitted to the Operations department for approval.


- Permanent ice floor & ice hockey facilities.
- 200m running track, and 60m sprint track with run-off.
- Long jump/triple jump, high jump & pole vault facilities available, plus full warm up areas.
- Dividable motorised curtain to subdivide arena if required.
- Clearcom intercom system.
- 4 x Xenon Supertroopers.
- 1 x 2 tonne forklift, 1 x 2.5 tonne forklift and 1 x 3 tonne forklift

Media Facilities

- Telecommunications equipment available.
- Power points in each gallery. Interview facilities if required.

Stage Construction

For stage queries please contact Operations.

Electrical Power

- Stage Right 1200amp (max) TPN powerlock
- Stage Left 800amp (max) TPN powerlock
- Centre Roof 2 x 200amp TPN powerlock
- Outside Broadcast 200amp TPN powerlock
- Rear Service Yard 200amp (max) TPN ceeform
- Camera/Follow spot 32amp TPN & 63 amp TPN


- 152 Musco Sports Lights (max 2000 lux)
- Walk-in lights: instantaneous halogen flood lighting


- PA system: suitable only for background music and annunciation.
NB See technical department for further details and suitability.

LED Screens
- Each of the 2 Daktronics screens is approx. 6m wide x 4m high
- They are placed in opposite corners of the arena and operated by a show controller
- The screens can play live video and pre-recorded advertisements.
- They can also be used as scoreboards for sporting events.


- Various major sales points plus options for several portable stands on the main concourse level.
- 1 main bar (200sq m).
- 1 sales point on the ground floor.
- Backstage catering - kitchen, preparation, serving & eating areas.

Box Office

- Advance booking office with dedicated box office manager at the Arena. Full independent computerised system.
- Total of 10 event sales windows.
- Credit card booking telephone lines.
- Group sales catered for.


- House security - 24 hour security in house.
- Event Stewarding - in house.
- CCTV - Substantial coverage throughout the Arena & external areas.


- 2 positions for merchandise sales (one on ground floor, and one on main concourse), plus programme stands.
- Additional interior/exterior areas available for use if required.


- Fully trained staff covering two first aid areas on the concourse and ground floor levels.
Medical facilities (doctor, dentist, chiropractor, masseur) can be arranged in advance, or to be on site in an emergency.