Eden Park is New Zealand's largest stadium. Located in the heart of Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, it is centrally located three kilometres southwest of Auckland's CBD, straddling the boundary between the suburbs of Mount Eden and Kingsland.
Eden Park's rich sporting and social history, and its international profile, is unmatched by any other stadium in the country. Although used primarily for Rugby Union in winter and Cricket in summer, more recently it has hosted international Rugby League and NRL games as well as A-League Football. To accommodate these changes of code, the cricket pitch is removable.
In 2011 Eden Park hosted a number of pool games, two quarter-finals, both semi-finals and the final of Rugby World Cup 2011. In doing so it became the first stadium in the world to host two Rugby World Cup Finals, having held the inaugural final in 1987.
The stadium has been selected as a venue for the 2015 Cricket World Cup, which will be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand.