This site was reached after Shand Shelton and Associates carefully considered all options, engineers reports, key stakeholders and the public.

Site and footprint of the Community Performing Arts and Events Centre – Forum North


This footprint allows for best use of current facilities, pedestrian and vehicle traffic and future rail options.

This prime inner-city location offers nearby hotel options that cannot be equalled – providing better opportunities to connect Whangārei’s long- awaited luxury accommodation with the CBD and attractions and events for visitors and locals alike.

The necessary scale complements nearby civic buildings and connect naturally and easily to the CBD.

A range of quality hospitality options within and nearby provide a natural place to meet and enjoy before, during or after your special night out.