Rafting on the Buller
Water gymnastics
Kite Surfing

Quote of the Month

"Enjoy your sport, make sure you have fun, be parpared to work hard" Valerie Adams, Olympic Gold Medalist

Sport Tasman

Sport Tasman Sport and Recreation teams work with organisations throughout the Top of the South region to ensure:

  • More participation - more people regularly participating in sport and recreation
  • More capability - better capability of sport and recreation organisations
  • More opportunity - develop sport and recreation opportunities across the region

In doing this Sport Tasman staff follow four core values:

  • Supportive
  • Community Driven
  • Can Do
  • Innovative



Community Events & Workshops


2015 Events

  • Bikefest Nelson - January 31 to February 15, Nelson
  • Carnivelo - February 13, Nelson
  • Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon - March 8, Nelson
  • Wairua Warrior - April 11, Nelson
  • City2Saxton - April 19, Nelson
  • Coast Kids Triathlon - March 8, Greymouth / March 22, Hokitika / March 29, Westport
  • Mother's Day 3km Fun Run/Walk - May 10, Westport
  • Kaikoura Warrior - Date TBC, Kaikoura
  • Father's Day Trolley Derby - September 6, Westport
  • South Island Masters Games - September 26 to October 4, Nelson
  • Marlborough Sports Awards - November 23, Blenheim
  • Nelson Sports Awards - November 27, Nelson
  • Santa Dash - December 13, Westport

Sponsors & Partners

If you would like to join Sport Tasman's Supporters Club please contact Nigel


Subscribe to our monthly newsletter called  'Sport Tasman E-News' to keep up to speed on all the great sporting and recreation activities that are happening across Sport Tasman's region (Nelson/Tasman/Marlborough/Kaikoura and Buller).


Sport Tasman - winners of the Communication Excellence Award at the New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards 2013. 



Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something
they have deep inside them -- a desire, a dream, a vision.

Muhammad Ali, American boxer