Events which may exceed prescribed noise levels

No longer on display. Expired on 30 April 2023, 12:00 AM

Palmerston North City Council gives notice of upcoming events at Central Energy Trust Arena that may exceed noise limits. These events are deemed Special Entertainment Events under the Palmerston North District Plan.

They may be postponed to an alternative date if the weather is bad, and start times may vary. 

Concerts 2022-23


Saturday 17 September, Fly Palmy Arena (Arena 2)

  • Sound check between 3pm and 5pm.
  • Concert 7.30pm to 11pm

Juicy Fest

Saturday 7 January, Arena 1 – Main Oval

  • 12pm to 10.30pm (approx.)
  • Soundchecks before the concert.

UB40 – with special guests

Saturday 28 January, Arena 1 – main Oval

  • 4pm to 10.30pm (approx.)
  • Soundchecks before the concert.

Motor sport races 2022-23

All events take place at Arena 1 – Main Oval, with racing from 6pm to 10.30pm (approximately).

Speedway calendar for October 2022

  • Saturday 15, Practice Night
  • Saturday 22, Grand Opening – this includes fireworks
  • Saturday 29, Robin Pratt Stockcar Memorial

Speedway calendar for November 2022

  • Saturday 5, Fireworks Spectacular – this includes a fireworks display at the end of the night
  • Saturday 19, Manawatū Stock Car Champs
  • Saturday 26, Stock Car Teams Invasion

Speedway calendar for December 2022

  • Friday 2 and Saturday 3, 50 years of the Tank Celebration
  • Saturday 10, Manawatū Stock Cars and Super Saloons
  • Monday 26, Manawatū Side Car Champs and Ramp Derby

Speedway calendar for January 2023

Saturday 21, Manawatū Saloon + Minisprint Champs

Speedway calendar for February 2023

  • Saturday 4 and Sunday 5, Superstock Teams Champs (will include fireworks both nights)
  • Saturday 18248 Superstock Global Challenge
  • Saturday 25Stock Car Best Pairs

Speedway calendar for March 2023

  • Saturday 4, Peter Barry Derby teams
  • Saturday 11, Monster Trucks
  • Saturday 18KoA Sidecar Best Pairs and Adult Ministock Champs
  • Saturday 25, Manawatū Youth Ministock Champs

Speedway calendar for April 2023

  • Friday 7 (Good Friday) Superstocks, Super Saloons, Stock Cars, Midget Champs
  • Saturday April 8, Manawatū Sprint Car Champs
  • Saturday April 22, King of the Arena Stock Car Champs
  • Saturday April 29, Grand Finale (may include fireworks)