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North Canterbury's biggest and best sporting asset, MAINPOWER STADIUM, is set to open its doors in August 2021.
Everyone in our community will have the opportunity to use this fantastic facility, and in the lead up to the opening of MAINPOWER STADIUM we are offering businesses and individuals the opportunity to become foundation sponsors to create a legacy that will last for generations.
See below for more information about how YOU can create your legacy at MainPower Stadium.


With its four full-size courts set up for a range of different sporting codes, as well as a Sports House administration hub, MainPower Stadium will become the home of many of North Canterbury's most popular sports, and will foster the growth of all indoor sports.

Courts are lined and set up for...

4 x Basketball, 4 x Netball, 4 x Junior Futsal,
1 x Senior Futsal, 4 x Volleyball,
6 x Badminton, 1 x Korfball

To find out about hiring the sports courts contact Facility Manager Nicky Bell

Ph:  022 471 0684

Email: nbell@sportstrust.org.nz


MainPower Stadium will include a modern and dynamic Fitness Centre set up for individuals, teams and group training.  Watch out for PRAMA - a new and exciting way for people of all ages to develop skills and keep fit and active.

We'll be opening up memberships for the Stadium Fitness Centre in July, but if you can't wait, consider joining the Rangiora Fitness Centre NOW, as you'll have access to the Stadium Fitness Centre when it opens for no extra cost.


Active Health North Canterbury has been appointed as the on-site sports health specialist providing quality physio and podiatry services to users of the Stadium and Fitness Centre, as well as the general public.

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We'll be looking for staff in a number of positions at Mainpower Stadium, including...

  • - Customer Services Champions...  Click here to find out more.

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NCST-Waimak Sports Facility Presentation

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MAINPOWER STADIUM is a $28M multi-use sport and fitness facility located on Coldstream Road in Rangiora. 

Built by the Waimakariri District Council it incorporates four full size sports courts, a community fitness centre, group fitness studios, juice/coffee hub, sports health provider treatment rooms, a sports administration house and multi-function meeting rooms. 


The sports courts will be set up to provide for a wide range of sports codes and includes seating for up to 500 spectators to allow for major sporting events.

The North Canterbury Sport & Recreation Trust has been appointed to operate MAINPOWER STADIUM when it opens in mid 2021.  This modern facility will help the Trust to continue building on its achievements over the past 35 years in promoting sport and recreation for everyone in our community.  

We are extremely excited by the opportunities MAINPOWER STADIUM will provide for all ages - not just the sporting community but also the wider business community, schools and organisations of all kinds across Waimakariri and Hurunui districts - and the wider Canterbury province.


  • FOUR full size sports courts configured for a wide range of sports, activities and events.

  • ABILITY to host sports tournaments, cultural & social events, expos, functions & more.

  • Seating for up to 500 spectators.

  • COMMUNITY fitness centre.

  • TEAM training facilities.

  • GROUP fitness studio.

  • PRAMA high tech fitness and skills room.

  • SPORTS treatment providers on-site.

  • COFFEE, juice & food hub.

  • SPORTS administration house.

  • MULTI-PURPOSE meeting rooms.

We're asking some of the main users of MainPower Stadium what the new facility will mean to them...

Waimakariri District Council has put together a video of progress at the Stadium as of April...

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Keep up to date with MainPower Stadium developments from our Facebook feed (click the icon on the left)

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MainPower Stadium Sponsorship Opportunit
Sponsors can choose from any of four different levels of foundation sponsorship starting at just $1,000 for a Legacy sponsorship.
Each level provides for name/logo on the Sponsors' Honours Board at the main entrance to the facility, with higher levels of support also giving the business sponsor advertising opportunities inside the facility.
Details of the different levels of sponsorship are provided to the left.
For more information about becoming a Foundation Sponsor of MAINPOWER STADIUM please contact...
Caroline Whittaker, Community Engagement Manager
North Canterbury Sport & Recreation Trust
Email: cwhittaker@sportstrust.org.nz             
​Phone: 027 222 0943
Click on the button below to download the Legacy Sponsorship Application Form
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Stadium Fitness Centre will offer state-of-the-art fitness opportunities for individuals, groups and teams beyond anything you've seen before.

• “Next level” HIIT classes
• PRAMA high-tech fitness classes
• Team & Group training opportunities
• Health providers on site
• Coffee, smoothies, food
• plus much much more

Watch this space for more information and opportunities for how you can become a member of Stadium Fitness Centre as we get closer to opening.


We're excited to confirm Stadium Fitness Centre will be one of the first gyms in NZ to feature PRAMA - an interactive fitness and functional movement experience for all ages