About Acrow Events

Temporary Seating, Grandstands, Stages, Hopsitality Platforms, other structures and services.

We are New Zealand’s leading supplier of temporary grandstands, stages and hospitality platforms. From 20 seats to 25,000 seats, we deliver a service that makes us the preferred supplier to New Zealand’s premier events. From School Events to Olympic Events the expertise and service of Acrow personnel has enhanced the experience of hundreds of thousands of spectators and invited guests.


Mike has been involved with the New Zealand music industry for over 35 years.  His time in the music business started with EMI Records as an intern in 1982 and he went on to hold a number of senior positions within EMI Records, CBS Records, Sony Music, BMG Music and SonyBMG in sales, promotions, marketing and general management from 1983-2011.  From 2002-2011 Mike held the position of Managing Director with Sony Music, BMG Music and the merged SonyBMG company at various stages through that nine-year period.  In 2011 Mike resigned to become worldwide manager of Crowded House and Neil Finn’s careers for the next five years.  In between times Mike has worked with Virtual Spectator as International Business Director, owned a marketing software business and spent the six months from September 2019 to March 2020 as a contractor to Acrow’s Events division, before taking over the National Manager Role in June 2020.


Annual Events

Bowl of Brookland New Plymouth

Claudlands Hamilton

Cup Week Addington Christchurch

International Lawn Bowls Auckland

Life Church

Last Night of The Eproms Auckland

Omaka Airshow Blenheim

Rugby Maungatainoka

Seddon Park Cricket Hamilton

V8 Supercars Pukekohe

Warbirds Over Wanaka

One Off Events

AC/DC Western Springs

All Blacks Vs. Argentina Mclean Park Napier

Bay of Plenty Rubgy Tauranga Domain

Fifa Under 20’s Qbe Stadium North Shore Auckland

Hockey World Cup North Shore Auckland

Netball World Cup Waitakere Stadium Auckland

Rugby World Cup Eden Park Auckland

Speedway Western Springs and Waikaraka Park Auckland

Yarrow Stadium New Plymouth

Permanent Demountable Installations

AMI Stadium Christchurch

Baseball North Harbour Auckland

Forsyth Barr Stadium Dunedin

Mclean Park Napier (During development of new permanent stand)

Mount Smart Stadium Auckland

Naylands Nelson

Rainbow Springs Rotorua

Sir John Guise Stadium Port Moresby Png

Tasman District Council

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