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

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

Thank a Sport Maker TODAY!




Community Events & Workshops


2016 Events

  • Summer Explorer - 4 Jan to 23 Mar, Westport
  • Summer Explorer - 4 Jan to 31 Mar, Kaikoura
  • Fitness in the Park - 13 Feb to 9 April, Nelson
  • Marlborough Muddy Buddy - 20 Feb, Havelock
  • Film - Project Wild Thing - 27 Feb, Nelson
  • The Pink Hike - 5 March, Kaikoura
  • Weet-Bix Kids TRYathlon - 6 March, Nelson
  • New World Coast Kids Triathlon Series - 13 Mar-Greymouth, 20 Mar-Westport, 27 Mar-Hokitika
  • City2Saxton - 17 April, Nelson
  • Westport Warrior - Date TBA (April/May), Westport
  • Sport Tasman Winter Rogaine - 4 June, Kaikoura
  • Winter Explorer - 1 July to 31 Aug, Marlborough
  • Father's Day Trolley Derby - 4 Sept, Westport
  • Spring Explorer - 1 Oct to 30 Nov, Nelson/Tasman
  • Hunting & Fishing Kaikoura Warrior - 5 Nov, Kaikoura
  • Tasman Secondary School Sport Awards - TBA Nov, Nelson
  • Marlborough Sports Awards - 14 Nov, Marlborough
  • Nelson Sports Awards - 25 Nov, Nelson
  • Sport Tasman Muddy Buddy- 26 Nov, Westport
  • Santa Dash - 11 Dec, 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. 


Check out the video of the Tasman Skate Park Tour at Motueka on 16th Jan 2016

Visit website for more information on the rest of the tour. (Brightwater 20th & Richmond 23rd Jan).








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