The Trusts Arena

The Trusts Arena is an indoor arena located in Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand. It is a multi-purpose stadium that primarily holds sports events and music concerts. The Arena was opened by the former Prime Minister of New Zealand Helen Clark on 11 September 2004. It holds 4,901 people. Adjacent to the stadium is an outdoor track and field facility known as the Douglas Track and Field, which has a capacity of 3,000 people.
The sporting complex has been the home of many sporting teams, with current tenants including the Northern Mystics of the ANZ Championship and Waitakere United of the New Zealand Football Championship.

Douglas Track and Field

The outdoor facility attached to The Trusts Arena is known as the "Douglas Track and Field". The facility caters for athletics and track and field, as well as rugby and association football. Douglas Field was home to the now defunct rugby league team, the Waitakere Rangers of the defunct Bartercard Cup competition, and has also served as training grounds for teams such as the Warriors and is the training ground for the All Blacks when in Auckland. The Waitakere City Rugby and Athletic Club is also based at the grandstand, and the facility hosted the 2010 Australasian Gaelic Games.

Notable performances

The Trusts Arena has hosted over more than a dozen of notable boxing events from various promotions like Duco Events and Super 8. This venue has been so popular for boxing promoters that it has earned the name of New Zealand's Home of Boxing and also the name of New Zealand's Boxing Arena. The arena itself even has its own boxing gym called Arena Boxing.

Notable boxing fights

16 April 2016 Kali Reis vs. Maricela Cornejo for the vacant WBC World female middleweight title. This was the first time in New Zealand history that one of the four major boxing sanctioning bodies has had there world title being held on New Zealand soil. Also featured on the card were Melissa St. Vil vs Baby Nansen and Ronica Jeffrey vs Gentiane Lupi, both for WBC Silver titles in their respective weight divisions.
15 October 2015 Joseph Parker fought and defeated Kali Meehan for the WBO Oriental & African heavyweight title, vacant WBA Oceania & PABA heavyweight title and vacant WBC Eurasia Pacific Boxing Council heavyweight & OPBF heavyweight title.
16 October 2014 Joseph Parker defeated Sherman Williams while retaining the WBA - PABA and WBO Oriental Heavyweight titles.
4 June 2014 Kali Meehan won the first Super 8 Tournament. This Heavyweight Tournament involved highly credentialed boxers like Michael Sprott, Hasim Rahman, Alonzo Butler, Lawrence Tauasa and Martin Rogan.
14 December 2013 Brian Minto Defeated Shane Cameron for the Vacant WBO Oriental Heavyweight title.
13 June 2013 Joseph Parker Defeated Frans Botha. On the same night Arlene Blencowe defeated Daniella Smith for the Vacant WIBA and WBF Women's World titles.
31 March 2010 David Tua defeated Friday Ahunanya while retaining the WBO Asia Pacific & Oriental Heavyweight titles.