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Ed Sheeran confirms 2018 New Zealand stadium shows

Ed Sheeran will play Auckland and Dunedin during his Australian and New Zealand tour next year.

Ed Sheeran WILL tour New Zealand as part of his ÷ World Tour, having just confirmed stadium shows in Auckland and Dunedin.


With the help of Frontier Touring, the Grammy Award-winning British musician will headline Auckland’s Mt Smart Stadium next March, alongside his first ever gig in Dunedin at Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Bringing his ÷ World Tour to Kiwi fans next year, Sheeran has already wowed fans in Europe and the United Kingdom, with extensive dates in Latin and North America plotted before the newly-announced Australian and New Zealand dates.

Tickets for Ed Sheeran’s New Zealand tour dates go on general sale on Tuesday 23 May. Scroll down for tips on how to secure tickets.



  • Mt Smart Stadium, Auckland
  • Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin

Begins: Tuesday 16 May (1pm local time)
Ends: Wednesday 17 May (1pm local time)
(or ends earlier if pre-sale allocation exhausted)

Begins: Tuesday 16 May (2pm local time)
Ends: Wednesday 17 May (2pm local time)
(or ends earlier if pre-sale allocation exhausted)

Auckland: Tuesday 23 May (1pm Auckland local time)
Dunedin: Tuesday 23 May (2pm Dunedin local time)

All tickets will be held back for delivery until Tuesday 30 Jan 2018

General Admission tickets are recommended for patrons aged 10 years and over.

Please note, Ticketmaster is the only authorised ticketing agency for this show.


More tips from our experts:

Open your Ticketmaster account and log in now

We suggest getting the basics covered before tickets go on sale by logging in and checking your Ticketmaster account ahead of time. Remember to triple check your passwords and billing information now, so you’re not facing any last minute account updates when trying to process your order. Head to now and log in to your account to get started.

Don’t refresh your screen

Stick to one window when you’re processing your ticket order and avoid the temptation to use multiple devices. Attempting to access tickets from multiple devices won’t increase your chances of securing tickets and could risk slowing the process down. Similarly, hitting the refresh button means you’ll lose your place in the queue, and as frustrating it can be, patience is key when trying to buy tickets.

Ticketmaster’s sophisticated systems are designed to manage and process ticket purchases as quickly as possible. The queuing system that appears on your screen is doing all the hard work for you and will place you at the front of the line as soon as possible.

Please note, if you see a ‘no tickets available’ message when attempting to purchase tickets, this means there are no tickets available within your search restrictions.

Keep an eye on the clock

There will be a time limit applied to all transactions as they’re progressed through the ticket purchasing stages. Remember to keep an eye on the timer on your screen and move through the processing pages as quickly as possible (this is even easier when you’ve completed the account set-up stage we mentioned above).

Check our social channels for updates

Our Twitter followers are the first to find out about ticket updates, even after tickets have gone on sale. If anything changes with Ed Sheeran tickets, we’ll feed the news live onto our social channels. Our real-time updates include any technical difficulties that may occur during such busy ticket sales. Remember there are A LOT of Ed Sheeran fans and tickets are expected to sell extremely quickly.

Choose your tickets before they go on sale

Ticketmaster will have tickets for Ed Sheeran’s ÷ World Tour go on general sale on Tuesday 23 May via

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