Exhibitions and trade shows
Whether you are looking for a venue to host a small trade show, a product launch or a public expo attracting thousands of visitors a day, we have flexible and functional venue options for your next event.
Based in the beautiful region of Taranaki, our venues include:
TSB Stadium - an enormous indoor stadium
TSB Showplace - an historic theatre
Bowl of Brooklands - a beautiful outdoor concert stage
Yarrow Stadium - an iconic sports stadium with views
Each venue has its own unique features and our passionate and expert staff will ensure everything runs smoothly.
Contact us to enquire about future bookings.
Can I bring in my own food and beverages or self-cater my event?
Not at the TSB Showplace, TSB Stadium or Yarrow Stadium but we have an experienced catering team* who can help provide exceptional food and beverage services.
*See menu here, but please note that the caterer is happy to customise this to your requirements.
At the Bowl of Brooklands you can provide your own food and beverages. Sale of alcohol is not permitted during your event. Our team are happy to help you with catering options.
What is the capacity of TSB Showplace?
The venue has multiple spaces. Capacities and details can be found here
How do I make a venue hire booking?
Please complete the enquiry form here or contact us on 06 759 6712.
What amenities does the TSB Showplace provide?
The TSB Showplace has bathrooms (including disability bathrooms and a baby change table) on the Theatre Royal, Ground Floor and Circle levels for your convenience. We do not provide coat check facilities. TSB Showplace is a smoke free venue. We do not have an ATM onsite, although our box office, bars and kandy bars accept credit and EFTPOS. TSB Showplace provides free public Wifi for your enjoyment.
Can I view a floor plan of the TSB Theatre or Theatre Royal?
Sure, click through and have a look at the seating plans. Please contact us if you have any further questions.
What technical support is included at the Showplace?
There is no sound system in the venue as each hire has different requirements.
If you require technical support or equipment, please provide details and we will quote accordingly. Our technical contractors will quote the amount of equipment that best suits the requirements of the event and the venue hired.
Is there parking available at TSB Showplace?
Parking is available on streets around the venue or Central Car Park opposite the venue (between Devon Street and Powderham Street) which also includes one mobility park.
A drop off/collection park is immediately outside the venue. Assistance with taxis booking is available, please speak to a member of our team.
More information on parking in the local area can be found on the NPDC website.
Do I need a Health & Safety Plan if I hire TSB Showplace?
Yes, all venue hirers are required to have a Health and Safety plan reflecting the planned activities within the venue.
Do I get keys to the TSB Showplace or will someone meet me?
A Venue Representative is required to be on site for all hours of access. Dependent on the activity, this will be a Front of House Manager or a Technical Manager.
What is the capacity of TSB Stadium?
The venue has multiple spaces suitable for a range of events - see details around event types and capacities here.
How big is the TSB Stadium floor?
Uninterrupted flat floor is 2,200m2
Can I source my own technical provider for an event at TSB Stadium?
Yes, although we can assist with putting you in touch with a local supplier who is familiar with the venue.
What is the delivery address for TSB Stadium?
TSB Stadium, 1 Rogan Street, New Plymouth. All incoming deliveries need to be to the attention of The Operations Manager and include the event name. Please ask your event coordinator for a copy of our generic mailing label for all incoming packages.
Do you have WiFi at TSB Stadium?
Yes. You will need to liaise with your event coordinator to get those details and to make sure there's enough for your event requirements.
What equipment and furniture can TSB Stadium provide?
We're working on getting an equipment list on the website, but in the meantime please contact us and we can share those details with you.
How many car parks are on-site at TSB Stadium?
What is the capacity of Yarrow Stadium?
Yarrow Stadium has a range of spaces with different capacities. Head here for those details.
How do I complete a booking?
Please complete the enquiry form here.
What is included in the venue hire charge?
Please contact us directly for those details.
Do the Yarrow Stadium suites have a data projector, screen and sound system?
You can find more about the resources here or contact us directly - we're happy to help.
What is the capacity of the Bowl of Brooklands venue?
See capacities of the venue here.
What is included when I hire the Bowl stage?
The Bowl stage, and kitchen and bathroom facilities. No theming or furniture is included.
Is there a minimum hire period for the Bowl of Brooklands?
Yes, 2 hours.
For more information about Exhibitions and trade shows, please contact:
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Bowl of Brooklands
The Bowl of Brooklands is an international concert venue with a difference and was recently crowned 'Large Venue of the Year' by EVANZ. Located in stunning Pukekura Park it has a stage surrounded by a picturesque lake and a natural amphitheatre. The Bowl of Brooklands is perfect for everything from rock concerts to formal dinners and cocktail functions.
A beautiful historic building oozing with character, the TSB Showplace is a stylish venue in the heart of the CBD, with multiple spaces to suit a range of events.
TSB Stadium is a multi-purpose events centre with ample on-site parking, situated just five minutes from downtown New Plymouth. It has the flexibility to cater for a wide range of events, from expos and tradeshows to dinners and gala occasions.
If you're looking for a modern venue with the latest technology, a high standard of finish and views (and on-site parking), Yarrow Stadium's hospitality suites have everything you need. There are two suites available with a maximum capacity of 80 and the option to divide each suite into two. You can also hire the fields for sporting events.