4 December 2018
LGOIMA No. 8140003827
(Please quote this in any correspondence)
By Email: [FYI request #8997 email]
Local Government Official Information And Meetings Act 1987 (LGOIMA)
Mt Smart Stadium
Thank you for your information request regarding the financials of the Mt Smart Stadium.
Auckland Stadiums is an operating division of Regional Facilities Auckland (‘RFA’), a Council
Controlled Organisation (‘CCO’). Auckland Stadiums is responsible for the management and
operations of QBE Stadium, Western Springs and Mt Smart Stadiums. RFA does not report
financial performance on separate stadiums as management and operational costs are
incurred across all three, to ensure efficiency and value for money for ratepayers.
Auckland Council provides capital funding for all RFA venues and funds a minor portion of
RFA’s operating expenses. On average, Auckland Stadiums generates 90% of its funding
via its commercial activities each year. The balance is funded by Auckland Council via RFA’s
With regard to any publicly available information pertaining to the financial performance of
the Auckland Stadiums, please refer to the annual reports available via the RFA website:
We apologise for the delay and trust this information satisfies your request. Should you believe
that we have not dealt with your request appropriately, you have the right in accordance with
section 27(3) of the LGOIMA to make a complaint to the Of ice of the Ombudsman and seek
an investigation and review in regard to this matter.
If you have any further queries please contact me on 09 301 0101, quoting LGOIMA No.
Privacy & LGOIMA Business Partner
Private Bag 92300, Auckland 1142 | aucklandcouncil.govt.nz
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