Rafting on the Buller
Water gymnastics
Kite Surfing

Quote of the Month

"Enjoy your sport, make sure you have fun, be prepared 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

Click image above to nominated an outstanding volunteer in Sport & Recreation in your region.

Next close off date for nominations is 31st December 2016.

Thank a Sport Maker TODAY!




Community Events & Workshops


2016 Events & Workshops

2017 Events

  • Summer Explorer - 4 Jan to 23 Mar, Westport
  • Summer Explorer - 4 Jan to 31 Mar, Kaikoura
  • Give it a Go Triathlon - 4 Feb, Kaikoura
  • Fitness in the Park - 13 Feb to 9 April, Nelson
  • Marlborough Muddy Buddy - 25 Feb, Havelock
  • Weetbix Kids TRYathlon - 12 Mar, Nelson

Click on image above to download questionnaire.



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. 

Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon - March 12

Mark your calendars, this massive event for ages 7 – 15 years is coming back to Nelson on Sunday, 12 March 2017. Discounted registration is now open.








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