Facilities and Parks

Central Energy Trust Arena

The Central Energy Trust Arena is one of New Zealand’s busiest and most versatile venues for events and activities.

Handling around 2,500 individual event/venue bookings annually, we have 36 different sporting codes being conducted here regularly, along with trade shows, exhibitions, weddings, dinners, conferences, conventions, meetings, seminars, festivals, concerts and leisure events.

The Central Energy Trust Arena is the primary sporting and events complex in the lower North Island. It is prominent throughout New Zealand as the foremost multi-use leisure and events facility.

Right in the heart of Palmerston North city, just seven minutes walking distance from the CBD, the Central Energy Trust Arena is a favourite choice for events with a significant visitor component. The park-like environment boasts a multitude of indoor and outdoor venues within the 18 hectare site.