List of shopping malls in New Zealand

List of shopping malls in New Zealand

Largest by total retail space

Name City First constructed Floors Total retail space Retail stores Anchor tenants Cinema screens Parking spaces Visitors annually Total sales Notes
The Base Hamilton 2005 1 81,000 m² 183 8 6 (Opened August 2011) 2153 8.0 million $325m The new enclosed shopping mall “Te Awa” made The Base New Zealand’s largest retail centre by rentable area under one ownership. Further stages of development are underway A new level with 50 stores is planned to open in 2013. This level has already been constructed. A further 25,000m2 of large format retail is already consented and will open from 2012 to 2014.
Sylvia Park Auckland 2007 2 71,000 m² 204+ 6 10 4000 6.3 million $300m Sylvia Parks Development has finished
Westfield Riccarton Christchurch 1965 2 55,149 m² 200[1] 7 7 2400 9.8m (2007) $332m (2009) First NZ mall to reach $300m in annual sales (2007)
Westfield Albany Auckland 2007 2 53,154 m² 150 4 8 2300+ ? $281m (2009) 70,000 m² total indoor space includes 17,000 m² of office space[2]
Westfield Queensgate Lower Hutt 1986 2 45,467 m² 174+ 2 9 1855+ 8m+ $203m
Westfield St Lukes Auckland 1971 3 43,000 m² 168 4 8 2000+ 6m ?
Northlands Shopping Centre Christchurch 1967 1 42,159 m² 135+ 5 ? 1700+ ? ? [3][4]
Westfield WestCity Auckland 1974 3 36,921 m² 130 4 8 1492 8m ?
Westfield Manukau City Auckland 1976 2 36,793 m² 197 2 10 1885 7.5m $176m (2006)
The Palms Christchurch 1997 2 34,000 m² 110 3 8 1450+ ? ?

For comparison, the largest mall in Canada, the West Edmonton Mall in Edmonton, Canada has a retail space of 350,000 m². The largest in the United States of America is the 230,000 m² Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. Melbourne’s Chadstone Shopping Centre, which has been described as the largest shopping centre in the Southern Hemisphere, has 190,000 m² of retail space.[5]

North Island

Auckland

  • Albany Mega Centre – Albany
  • Atrium on Elliot – Central Business District
  • Botany Town Centre – Botany Downs
  • DFS Galeria Customshouse – Central Business District
  • Dressmart – Onehunga
  • Eastridge Shopping Centre – Orakei
  • Highbury Shopping Centre – Birkenhead
  • Hunters Plaza – Papatoetoe
  • Kelston Shopping Centre – Kelston
  • Lynnmall – New Lynn
  • Manukau Supa Centa – Manukau Central
  • Meadowbank Shopping Centre – Meadowbank
  • Meadowlands Shopping Plaza – Botany Downs
  • Milford Shopping Centre – Milford
  • Pacific Plaza – Whangaparaoa
  • Pakuranga Plaza – Pakuranga
  • Queen’s Arcade – Central Business District
  • Royal Oak Mall – Royal Oak
  • Shore City – Takapuna
  • Southmall Manurewa – Manurewa
  • Sylvia Park – Sylvia Park
  • Three Kings Shopping Mall – Three Kings
  • Waitakere Mega Centre – Henderson
  • Westfield brand malls:
    • Westfield Albany – Albany (currently New Zealand’s biggest shopping center)
    • Westfield Downtown – Central Business District
    • Westfield Glenfield – Glenfield
    • Westfield Manukau City – Manukau Central
    • Westfield 277 Newmarket – Newmarket (previously trading as Two Double Seven)
    • Westfield St Lukes – St. Lukes
    • Westfield WestCity – Henderson
  • Westgate – Waitakere City

Hamilton

  • The Base
  • Centre Place
  • Downtown Plaza
  • Westfield Chartwell

Kapiti Coast

  • Coastlands Shoppingtown
  • Raumati Beach Village Shopping Centre [3]

Levin

  • Levin Mall

New Plymouth

  • Centre City Shopping Centre [4]
  • Downtown Plaza
  • The Valley Mega Centre

Palmerston North

  • Downtown Shopping Centre
  • The Plaza Shopping Centre

Rotorua

  • Central Mall

Tauranga

  • Bay Central
  • City Central Mall
  • Bayfair, Mount Maunganui
  • Bethlehem Town Centre
  • Fashion Island, Papamoa
  • Fraser Cove
  • Gate Pa Shopping Centre
  • Goddards Centre
  • Palm Beach Plaza, Papamoa
  • Home Zone Centre, Mount Maunganui

Wellington

  • Capital Gateway Centre. Thorndon Quay
  • Capital on the Quay
  • Churchill Drive Shopping Center
  • Cuba Mall
  • Harbour City Shopping Centre
  • Johnsonville Shopping Centre
  • Newlands Mall
  • North City Shopping Centre
  • Trentham City Shopping Centre [5]
  • Wainuiomata Mall
  • Westfield Queensgate

South Island

Christchurch

  • Airport City (New terminal shopping precinct pending… due to open 2011)
  • The Arts Centre
  • Avonhead Mall
  • Barrington Mall (Expansion plans pending)
  • Bishopdale Mall
  • Bush Inn Centre
  • City Mall (Downtown – Redevelopment in progress including provision for light-rail network)
  • Colombo Street Shopping Precinct
  • The Crossing (Linked to the Downtown Bus Exchange)
  • Dress-Smart Mall (Hornby – Expansion completed 2009)
  • Eastgate
  • Fendalton Mall
  • Ferrymead Central
  • Guthrey Centre
  • High Street Shopping Prescinct
  • Homebase Shirley
  • The Hub Hornby
  • Ilam Shopping Centre
  • The Lanes (Under Development… includes SOL Square)
  • Merivale Mall
  • New Brighton Mall
  • Northlands Mall
  • Northwood Supa Center
  • The Palms Shopping Centre
  • Parklands Shopping Centre
  • Pegasus Town Shopping Centre (Staged development… Due for completion around 2015)
  • Rolleston Square Shopping Centre
  • South City Centre (Redevelopment and expansion pending by Multiplex)
  • Styx Centre (Stage 2 Northwood) 47,000sqm due to open 2017. To be modelled on Auckland’s Botany Centre
  • Sydenham Central Mall
  • Tower Junction
  • Triangle Centre
  • Victoria Street Shopping Precinct
  • Westfield Riccarton ($75m expansion opens May 28, 2009)

Proposed Shopping Developments:

  • Chapple Place Hornby. Construction has commencend on new Countdown supermarket. Further tenants likely.
  • Moorhouse/Montreal Development
  • Prestons Shopping Centre – to be incorporated in the proposed 2500 section ‘Prestons’ subdivision in Marshlands.
  • Spitfire Place Retail development on Johns Road/Memorial Road corner.

NOTE: Several of Christchurch’s malls were badly affected by the February 2011 Christchurch earthquake and are currently being assessed as to their continued structural viability.

Dunedin

  • Centre City Mall
  • Gardens Mall
  • Golden Centre
  • Meridian Mall
  • Roslyn Village Shopping Centre
  • South City Mall
  • Wall Street

Invercargill

  • Cambridge Place
  • South City Mall

Nelson

  • Richmond Mall

Queenstown

  • O’Conell’s Shopping Centre
  • Remarkables Park Town Centre

Timaru

  • Northtown Mall
  • Highfield Mall
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