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In 2008 Copeland Associates in collaboration with Argon Construction won the design-build contract for re-development of Okara Park in Whangarei into a regional events centre incorporating new grandstands and terraces to accommodate 25,000 people. 

Status: Completed in May 2010 for Rugby World Cup 2011. 

Locaton: Whangarei NZ

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The main building is the 100m long south stand incorporating over 3000 seats, corporate boxes, function and amenity spaces, office and retail areas. 

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The radial plan maximises visibility for spectators while reinforcing the qualities of the natural arena. 

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The concrete framed structure is designed to host many community functions and supports a cantilevered tension membrane roof—a first for a New Zealand rugby stadium.

 
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Take a virtual tour through NEC

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Structural detail

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The Northland Events Centre has had a few features. Here are the major ones below:

World Architecture Festival

Archdaily 

Structureflex

Resene Total Colour Awards

Idealog

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