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Vector Arena

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Address: Mahuhu Crescent, Parnell, Auckland Auckland City Post, New Zealand
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+64 9-358 1250

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been here a few times for concerts ... always pretty good . Best to be seated up and above, as many like to "dance" below!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Auckland, New Zealand
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32 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went to a phenomenal Don Henley concert here, but our enjoyment was marred by a few things that could easily be addressed: the volume of the music was ridiculously loud - I wore earplugs throughout, and it was just the right volume. Hubby commented on the ringing in his ears as we were leaving. The seats are very uncomfortable,... More 

Thank helianthus1
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228 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

been here a few times for concerts ... always pretty good . Best to be seated up and above, as many like to "dance" below!!

Thank TambonzRobertson
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

This venue is great for family shows as the seating is angled at such a gradient even little people can see without 'the taller' person in front blocking their view We saw Ice Age on Ice here and it was great, staff were friendly and helpful and even had a armband service for kids where you could tag them with... More 

Thank Geri S S S
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

Get there early, Parking is shocking its better to catch public transport or get dropped off. Friendly security, book in advance, seating is okay,

Thank manzworld
New Zealand
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106 reviews
47 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We paid $300 for what we thought would be good seats for the Nick Cave concert last night. What a disgrace. Sound reverberation was shocking, our view was blocked by the Sound Tech desk, multi light consoles and equipment blocking our view. We were so disgusted we didn't stay for the encore. A real disappointment and certainly not to be... More 

Thank JanenGeoff
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Watching the amazing Nick Cave at Vector Arena was almost an out of body experience! The man was on fire and the venue was superb. Great vantage from any angle and terrific acoustics. The man himself was stellar in his performance.

Thank BulaVista
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40 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Booked late and could only get seats in the clouds. Couldn't see the entertainer, so basically watched it all on a tv screen. Would have been more comfortable at home. Seats were so bad that if there was a fire we would be dead, don't know how they got planning permission. Too many people, not enough exits and hot as.... More 

Thank kittykatus
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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221 reviews
68 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Lots of bands choose this place because it's the only indoor venue of a reasonable size. So I guess you have no choice if that's where they are playing, but go prepared, I have been to at least a dozen gigs here and the sound is consistently bad! Many of my friends simply refuse to go to any sort of... More 

Thank Andrew81
Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed being at Vector Arena. It is in such a great location and is a great size arena. Everyone working there was so lovely which made my concert experience a 10/10!!! Will definitely being going back for a concert there asap!!

Thank Maaddyx
Timaru, New Zealand
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125 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Been here a couple of times and it is an excellent concert venue. I prefer to be general admission here!

Thank CharlotteLee88

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