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Saxton Stadium is managed by Sport Tasman on behalf of the Nelson City Council.

Saxton Stadium is located within the 65 hectare Saxton Field sports park development and is the main sporting facility for Nelson & Tasman. This development serves both local authority areas and is a working example of co-operation and collaboration between neighbouring Councils and sporting codes.

The stadium covers an area of 7,000m2 and incorporates the following facilities; five international sized netball courts, five basketball courts, 12 volleyball courts, a separate purpose built table tennis area and Sports House – the home of Sport Tasman and many regional sporting bodies. Attached to Saxton Stadium is The Saxton Netball Pavilion which is a room that can be hired for meetings, events , functions and community classes.

Timetable class information and contact details:

Saxton Seniors – is Indoor walking and circuit group run by Sport Tasman.  It gives members a safe place to walk , with the option of participating in a 30min shape-up class.  The shape-up class works to improve strength and balance and can be modified to suit all levels and abilities.  It runs every Tuesday and Thursday from 9.30am to 10.30am.  Cost $5 per session, first session is free!

Tai Chi – every Thursday.  Beginners class starts at 10am and intermediate class starts at 11am in the Netball Pavilion (Saxton Pavilion).  10 week course, term time only.  Booking essential with Anne-Marie.  More info and to register contact Anne-Marie Fowke-Stayner on (03) 545 2960 or (027) 271 3323.

Dru Yoga – every Monday and Friday – 10.30am to 12noon in the Netball Pavilion (Saxton Pavilion).  Contact Fiona on (027) 655 1223.


142 Saxton Road East
STOKE 7050


(03) 538 0072

Other Phone

(027) 923 2319


Steve MacDonald
Facility Manager
[email protected]

Saxton Stadium

Saxton Stadium, Saxton Road, Nelson, New Zealand

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