Find out about the history of our 110-year-old building from water pumping station to performing arts venue.
The PumpHouse Theatre is located in Killarney Park on Lake Pupuke, Takapuna, Auckland.
Formerly a water pumping station, The PumpHouse supplied water to North Shore’s early settlers. In 1983, it was listed as a Category II Historic Building under The New Zealand Historic Places Trust.
In the 1970s, the building was saved from demolition by local residents and converted into a performing arts theatre. Administered by The North Shore Theatre Arts Trust, it operates as a programmed venue for hire for the performing arts.
To learn more about our organisation and what we do, you can download The North Shore Theatre and Arts Trust – Annual Report 2015-16.
You can find out more about the history of The PumpHouse Theatre on our History Page.
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