Story: Bay of Plenty region

Baypark stadium, Tauranga

The Baypark stadium, Tauranga

This stadium opened in 2001 and can seat 20,000 people. It is the Bay of Plenty home of speedway racing, which takes place each year between October and April. In 2004 it also became a home ground of the Steamers, the region’s rugby team.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Life and leisure', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 July 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016