Contact Us ✆ 09-295-0020


Bruce Pulman Park in Papakura, south Auckland has a number of sports fields, cricket wickets,  and playing courts (indoor and out) across the park.  Spaces are available for hire to anyone from individual groups to club competitions. While casual play is encouraged, this and organised competitions or leagues must be booked to ensure availability.


Gate A (Walters Rd) open - 7am - 9pm daily

Gate C (Kuaka Dr, off Porchester Rd) open - Tue/Wed/Thu 4pm onwards & 7am - 4pm Saturday's

Both Gates B & C open for large Park wide events


All spaces must be booked and can be done through our Facility Hire Booking Form; this is to ensure fairness to all users of the Park.

To make a booking or enquiry:

  • Phone 09 295 0020 ext 3 or
  • Click here to complete our Enquiry Form*

*Your booking is not confirmed until you have a confirmation email/phone from us.

Type of SpaceNumberBookable
   Sand based fields8Yes
   Grass based fields6Yes
   Grass cricket ovals2Yes
   Artificial cricket wickets2Yes
   Outdoor netball courts22Yes
   Indoor netball/basketball courts6Yes
   Indoor Turbo Touch courts6Yes
   Indoor Futsal courts2-6Yes
   Indoor Volleyball courts12Yes


We have a number of Community Sports Clubs that call Bruce Pulman Park home.  These include Papakura Netball Centre, Ardmore Marist Rugby

and Sports Club, Papakura Cricket Club, Counties Manukau Gymnastics Club and Bears Sports (Basketball/Touch/Tag) and other clubs run their

leagues from Pulman Arena.   To find out more about our community clubs and leagues, please go to the Community Sports Section.


We aim to provide a safe, well maintained and presented park for the public. In order to deliver this some conditions of entry apply and are enforced at all times.

Where fields are marked as “closed” please respect the work the grounds team is doing to prepare the fields for other users and use one of our other spaces.  We also ask that you take all rubbish with you when you leave the park.

External caterers and vending or hawking of any kind is prohibited within the confines of the park unless arranged with Park Management prior.​​​​​​​


Sale of commercial Food or Drink

  • Dogs (Auckland Council bylaw)
  • Aerosol Cans​​​​​​​
  • Alcohol
  • Lighters
  • No Gang Paraphernalia
  • Weapons (or any items that could be used as weapons)
  • Firecrackers or other incendiary materials or devices
  • Domestic Rubbish
  • Any other dangerous item

Anyone found on the park with any of these items will be asked to leave or where necessary the Police will informed along with evidence from our Security Cameras.

Bruce Pulman Park Trust operates a “no exceptions” policy of enforcement and all dumping of rubbish, vandalism and other anti-social behaviour is recorded and provided to the Police. This includes abuse of park staff and or sports officials.