Saxton Field Sports Complex

Space for Everyone

Saxton Field offers a world-class sports & recreation facility in the heart of Nelson Tasman.

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Welcome to Saxton Field

Nau mai ki Saxton Field

Saxton Field is a spectacular 65-hectare park with superb sporting, events, and recreation facilities. Located on the border of its joint owners, Nelson and Tasman Councils, Saxton Field is the premier sports venue for the region.

Saxton Field is way more than sport! Whether you’re a regular team player, a community group looking for a venue, or just out for a weekend stroll, we welcome you to explore what our facility offers and join the thousands of people who use Saxton Field every week.

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Tākaro Recreation

The sheer size of Saxton Field means there’s room for everyone. The landscaping and layout of the buildings embraces an open design with as few barriers as possible.

Tākaro Recreation

Event Organisers

Rain or shine, sports tournament or family celebration, Saxton Field has a wide variety of indoor and outdoor facilities to suit a whole range of events and occasions. Get in touch to organise an event.

Tournaments & Events
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Hākinakina Play Sport

Saxton welcomes a growing number of sports codes, from local to international. With facilities like Saxton Stadium, the Cricket Oval, and our park grounds, we host sports for everyone.


What's on at Saxton Field

If it's on, it's on Its On is the official event calendar for the Nelson Tasman region and the place to look for any and all upcoming events in the area.

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