Sports & Outdoors

Palmerston North City and Feilding has a year-round calendar of action, from world-class cycling events to competitive sports, equestrian and endurance challenges. Whether you're competing or on the sidelines cheering, thrills and spills are the name of the game, so get amongst the action today.

Farm Visit
Tuesday 24 January - Saturday 28 January
Kelly Rowe School of Riding are offering an exciting 3-hour farm visit to Manley Lodge again in the January school holiday period. These visits cater for children and adults who would like to have some hands-on animal ...
Venue:
Manley Lodge, Palmerston North
Horse Riding Fun Days
Tuesday 24 January - Friday 27 January
Kelly Rowe School of Riding will be running 3 weeks of fun days over the January school holiday period. Students can bring their own pony or use ours. Each student will have two riding lessons (small groups) and learn ...
Venue:
Manley Lodge, Palmerston North
Super Sevens
Tuesday 24 January - Tuesday 28 February
Fantastic family event, 3km or 7km, walk or run. Only $3 entry, cash on the day. Come along and join us for these fantastic 7 weeks.
Venue:
YMCA Palmerston North Recreation Centre, Palmerston North
Water Safety Sessions - January 2017
Tuesday 24 January - Thursday 26 January
Want your children to be Water smart then enrol in these Water Safety Sessions during January. Each session will give the children the opportunity to develop water safety knowledge and skills. Safe Entries-Personal ...
Venue:
Makino Aquatic Centre, Feilding, Feilding and District
Whanau Tri Training Programme
Tuesday 24 January - Tuesday 28 March
Looking for a challenge to launch you into summer? It’s that time of the year again and we are promoting the Midcentral Fit Whanau Tri and the 10-week training program that offers whanau the opportunities to ...
Venue:
Timona Park, Feilding, Feilding and District
Aqua Fitness - Aqua Power
Tuesday 24 January - Tuesday 28 February
Let's burn off those calories! Aqua Power is a more intense workout. Focusing on muscular endurance and core strength. Summer classes are in the diving pool (buoyancy belts available). Session lasts for 45 minutes. ...
Venue:
Makino Aquatic Centre, Feilding, Feilding and District
Skating - Holiday Fun Sessions
Wednesday 25 January
Wondering what to do with the kids these holidays? Will here is a cheap, fun thing to do for the whole family. Each Wednesday on the 11, 18 and 25 January from 1:30 - 3pm. Games. Prizes. Entry includes skate hire. ...
Venue:
Bell Hall, Palmerston North
Aqua Fitness – Aqua HIIT
Wednesday 25 January - Monday 27 February
A High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) class with periods of recovery intervals that will give you a fun full body work out and leave you feeling energized and motivated. Classes are in chest deep water. Seesion lasts...
Venue:
Makino Aquatic Centre, Feilding, Feilding and District
Cycling Essentials
Wednesday 25 January - Wednesday 8 March
Want to compete in the 55km Bush Cycle Tour in 2017? We can help with our seven-week programme for everything you need to know such as: - Bike maintenance and bike etiquette - Safety on streets and roads - Gear ...
Venue:
Johnston Park, Feilding, Feilding and District
Nitro Circus Live
Friday 27 January
Direct from sell-out shows across the globe, the world's greatest action sports show, Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus Live, is coming to Palmerston North for the first time ever. Featuring 30 of the world's best ...
Venue:
Central Energy Trust Stadium (CET), Palmerston North
MotoTT
Saturday 28 January
MotoTT is sure to cater for your level of comfort…whether it’s your first time on the track or you’ve done a few track days before. On circuit with other entrants that care as much about their vehicles and ...
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding, Feilding and District
Kimbolton Backyard Bullride
Saturday 28 January
Parklee Bucking Bulls battle it out with Nz's best bull riders at Nz's Premier Bullriding venue featuring Open, 2nd Division, Juniors and Calf Riding Sections. A great day out for all the family. Bull riding from 1pm,...
Venue:
Parklee Kimbolton, Kimbolton, Feilding and District
Gravel and Tar Gran Fondo 2017
Sunday 29 January
This is a competitive fun ride aimed at recreation and sporting cyclists who wish to take on a challenging course through the beautiful Pohangina Valley in the Manawatu region. It follows much of the course which the...
Venue:
The Square, Palmerston North
Gravel and Tar Classic 2017
Sunday 29 January
The Gravel and Tar Classic is a team-based cycling race for elite NZ National and International U19, Open/Elite, and Masters riders. It is 100km in length, roughly 40% of which is on gravel roads up and around the ...
Venue:
The Square, Palmerston North
MMBC Summer Series - Arapuke Evening Race
Tuesday 31 January
Our Summer Series events continue with an action-packed couple of months with some amazing races coming up... Arapuke - 31st January - Kahuterawa Rd Car park Ranfurly - 14th February - Ranfurly Rd, Fielding Foxton -...
Venue:
Arapuke MTB Park, Palmerston North
Horse Riding Lessons
Tuesday 31 January - Tuesday 28 February
Kelly Rowe School of Riding do offer riding lessons at very affordable prices! Term packages available at discounted prices. 45 Minute lesson - $30 20 Minute lesson - $15 Most riding lessons are private or ...
Venue:
Manley Lodge, Palmerston North
Water Play - Babies to Children Under 5
Friday 3 February - Friday 7 April
Water Play is an ideal time to bring your child down to have fun, play and explore the water. We will have a number of water toys available for your little one to enjoy. Water play runs every Friday during the school ...
Venue:
Makino Aquatic Centre, Feilding, Feilding and District
ENZED Superstock Teams Champs - Qualifying
Saturday 4 February
This is the big one! The Superstock Teams Champs first won by the Palmerston North B Team in 1981. Defending champions the Hawkes Bay Hawke Eyes will face a strong challenge from the Worlds best SuperStock Team ...
Venue:
Arena Manawatu, Palmerston North
2017 ENZED Superstock Team Champs
Saturday 4 February - Sunday 5 February
The ENZED Superstock Teams Champs is the greatest weekend of Motorsport in New Zealand! Pre-book the best seats in the house at New Zealand's premier Speedway Event. Corporate Box - Limited number of tickets ...
Venue:
Central Energy Trust Stadium (CET), Palmerston North
ENZED Superstock Teams Champs - Finals
Sunday 5 February
This is the big one! The Superstock Teams Champs, first won by the Palmerston North B Team in 1981. Defending champions the Hawkes Bay Hawke Eyes will face a strong challenge from the Worlds best SuperStock Team ...
Venue:
Arena Manawatu, Palmerston North