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Date Opened 1929
Demolished
Venue Capacity 50,000
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Venue Address 31 Old Mill Rd
Western Springs, Auckland 1021
New Zealand



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Western Springs Stadium is an entertainment venue in Auckland, New Zealand, that consists of a natural amphitheatre. During the winter it is used for club rugby union matches and over summer it is used for speedway. It is also occasionally used for large music concerts and festivals.

Western Springs Stadium has a crowd capacity of 30,000 for sports and upwards of 50,000 for concerts. It is located four kilometres west of the city centre in the suburb of Western Springs.

Western Springs Stadium has been used for Speedway racing since 1929.

At the top of the hill that forms the amphitheatre is a street of houses - the residents have a view into the stadium from their back gardens. This has often been referred to by the artists on stage, who have often encouraged the residents to donate money to charity in lieu of an entrance fee.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Western_Springs_Stadium



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