Enjoy the game of Hockey, the first sport to be played at Saxton Field!

More than 80,000 people across New Zealand play hockey every year between the summer and winter variations.

Hockey was the first sport to be played at Saxton Field, in 1986. Today, they are one of the few codes that truly caters to all ages – from kindergarten to seniors, including players, coaches, and managers. Throughout the season, nearly 2,000 players use the two hockey turfs on a weekly basis.

Playing Hockey at Saxton Field

Wanting to practice your swing at Nelson’s premier hockey turf? Our fields are locked to casual use but contact Nelson Hockey to arrange a time to come down to the turf or get involved in organised competition.