Bruce Mason Centre | Takapuna Beach | Auckland Live

Bruce Mason Centre

Opened in 1996 by then Governor General Sir Michael Hardie Boys GNZM GCMC, the Bruce Mason Centre has taken a leading role in arts and entertainment on the North Shore of Auckland.

The auditorium seats 1101 patrons for events ranging from comedy to classical ballet, and the multi-purpose venue is also used for corporate events from conferences to cocktail evenings.

Located in Takapuna, the centre is a short drive from Auckland’s CBD and located in the heart of the dining district.

The centre was named after one of New Zealand’s greatest playwrights Bruce Mason, best known for The End of the Golden Weather, and visitors can see memorabilia on site, including his desk and typewriter.

Ticketing Information
Ticketmaster is the exclusive ticket seller for  events at this venue. You can buy tickets online, or by calling (09) 970 9700 / 0800 111 999.

Tickets can be booked in person by visiting the Bruce Mason Centre Box Office or the Aotea Centre Box Office in Auckland CBD.

Opening Hours
Monday to Friday: 9.00am - 5:00pm
2 hours prior to performances

The Pitch | Live at Bruce Mason Centre | Auckland Live
Friday 4 - Sunday 6 December
The Pitch

Six creative individuals, a boardroom meeting, five completely different theme...

Morning Melodies | Bruce Mason Centre | Auckland Live
Monday 7 December, 11.00am
Morning Melodies

Join us once a month on a Monday, when Morning Melodies fills the Bruce Mason...

Variety Dance Show | Live at Bruce Mason Centre | Auckland Live
Tuesday 8 and Wednesday 9 December, 7.00pm
Variety Dance Show

For a great night out to watch a bright, high-energy Variety Dance Show, head...

The Night Before Christmas | Live at Bruce Mason Centre | Auckland Live
Friday 18 December - Sunday 20 December, 10.00am
The Night Before Christmas

The team from Phineas Phrog Productions are proud to continue their tradition...

Hi-5 | Live at Bruce Mason Centre | Auckland Live
Saturday 30 - Sunday 31 January
House of Dreams

The sun is setting and it’s time for the big Hi-5 sleepover party! With...

Nick and Megan | Bruce Mason Centre | Auckland Live

He is Ron Swanson. She is Karen Walker. Together they are TV's funniest duo...

Elizabeth Gilbert | Auckland Writers Festival | Live at Bruce Mason Centre | Auckland Live
Saturday 27 February, 7.30pm
Elizabeth Gilbert

The Magic of Elizabeth Gilbert   Best-selling author Elizabeth...

The Science Show: Big Bang, Little Bang! Nanogirl | Auckland Arts Festival 2016 | Live at Bruce Mason Centre | Auckland Live

From cosmos to microcosm - check out the big and little wonders that surround...

HMS Pinafore | Live at Bruce Mason Centre | Auckland Live
Thursday 14 April, 7.00pm
HMS Pinafore

All aboard Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic musical comedy HMS...

Evita | Live at Bruce Mason Centre | Auckland Live
June 2016

Evita brings to life the dynamic, larger-than-life persona of Eva Peron - the...

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Bruce Mason Location Map

Bruce Mason Centre
Corner Hurstmere Road and The Promenade
Takapuna Beach
+64 9 488 2940

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