Sports & Outdoors

Palmerston North City and Manawatu 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.

Ridge Runners Sled Dog Racing Club, Bikejor and Canicross
Wednesday 22 October - Wednesday 3 December
Ridge Runners Sled Dog Racing Club is a sled dog club based in the North Island of New Zealand. Our members are mostly from the lower North Island and we welcome anyone who is interested in the sport to join us. We are ...
Venue:
opposite of Riverdale Kindergarten at the sto, Manawatu / Whanganui
Black Sticks Women vs USA
Thursday 23 October
The Black Sticks Women are coming to Palmerston North to play two tests against the USA! Having recently played at the FIH World Cup and the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, this Trans-Pacific battle right here in the ...
Venue:
Endeavour Trust Twin Turfs, Palmerston North
Rainbow Badminton Club
Thursday 23 October - Thursday 11 December
Rainbow Badminton Club has been offering badminton in Palmerston North for decades. This is a fun, family orientated club that is open to new members all year round. We have rackets, shuttles and 9 courts on which to ...
Venue:
Arena Manawatu, Palmerston North
Mountain Bike Development Nights
Thursday 23 October - Thursday 11 December
Rider Development The current club committee has committed to developing club riders who wish to improve their riding and/or racing skills. We run a Skills Development night (open to anyone) every Thursday night ...
Venue:
Fitzherbert Bridge, Palmerston North
Manfeild Test Day
Friday 24 October - Friday 19 December
Manfeild test days are for competition cars and motorcycles. Gates open at 8am – entrance via Rata Street. Cost is $100 (per vehicle) which can be paid when signing in. For more information check out our website.
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding
Robin Pratt Memorial for Stockcars
Saturday 25 October
Robin Pratt Memorial for Stockcars - This is one Championship that the local stockcar drivers make sure never leaves town. Stockcar drivers will be keen to get revenge after getting rolled on opening night. Keep back ...
Venue:
Arena Manawatu, Palmerston North
MotoTT Track Day
Saturday 25 October - Saturday 10 January 2015
Welcome to MotoTT Motorcycle Track Days MotoTT holds regular Motorcycle track days at Manfeild. These track days are designed to be a fun, non competitive environment for you to improve your bike handling and riding ...
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding
Spyder Riders 3rd Anniversary
Sunday 26 October
Spyder Riders 3rd Anniversary in NZ. A Spyder is a unique 3 wheeled reverse trike as much like a motorcycle but with many of the features of a motorcar. Manufactured by BRP in Canada
Venue:
Palmerston North Square, Palmerston North
Fundraising Golf Tournament for Gareth Cannon
Sunday 26 October
Support Gareth in his NZ Mountain Biking European Campaign. 4 people per team. Entry fee is per team. BBQ and sausage sizzle. Continuous food available throughout the day. Raffles and spot prizes. Registration ...
Venue:
Pahiatua Golf Club, Mangatainoka
Monrad Senior & Junior Badminton Club
Monday 27 October - Monday 15 December
Monrad Badminton Club plays every Monday night in St.Peters College, Palmerston North. Our Junior Club is from 6pm-7pm and our Senior Club is from 7pm-9.30pm. We have many members and are happy for new players to come ...
Venue:
St Peter's College, Palmerston North
Manawatu Mountain Bike Club - AGM / Club Champs Prize Giving
Wednesday 29 October
MMBC AGM Wed 29th October Venue: Manawatu Netball clubrooms, Vautier Park, Puriri Terrace, Palmerston North. 6.30pm - Drinks and nibbles 7pm - Club championship prizegiving 7.30pm AGM
Venue:
Vautier Park, Palmerston North
Silver Ferns V England
Friday 31 October
Don't miss your chance to see the Silver ferns take on England in the final Test of the New World Netball Series. Watch these two teams as they battle it out for the Taini Jamison Trophy. These two teams always ...
Venue:
Arena Manawatu, Palmerston North
Silver Fern Test Game Day Breakfast with Sandra Edge
Friday 31 October
Silver Ferns v England Test Game Day Breakfast with Guest Speaker Sandra Edge. Friday 31st October 2014 - 7.30 am - 9.00 am - Hunterville Room, Hotel Coachman, 140 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North. Full ...
Venue:
Hotel Coachman, Palmerston North
Best Dressed Window Display Netball Manawatu
Friday 31 October
Netball Manawatu presents Best Dressed Window Display Help celebrate Netball Manawatu's 85th year as we showcase netball in our region for the month of October. Display your support for Manawatu in your shop window...
Venue:
Sport Manawatu, Palmerston North
RICOH Feilding Gold Cup Day
Saturday 1 November
Enjoy the excitement and glamour of the racing action from the best seats in the house with fantastic hospitality and party on after wards with live music.
Venue:
Awapuni Racecourse, Palmerston North
Classic Motorcycle Spring Classic
Saturday 1 November - Sunday 2 November
Classes are as follows, but not necessarily in this order: 1.351-500 Clubmans, Factory, Modified & Post Classic 2.Vintage / Pre War / 250 Clubmans, Modified & Post Classic / Juniors 3.501-Open Modified & Open Post ...
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding
American Quarter Horse Training Weekend
Saturday 1 November - Sunday 2 November
Training weekend run by the American Quarter Horse Association. For more information on this event please contact the event organiser Gordon Johnson on 06 328 8890.
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding
Tour De Manawatu
Sunday 2 November
Tour de Manawatu Charity cycle Challenge (2nd November 2014) or First Sunday of November. Ride options & prices for the 2014 Cycle Ride $10 Discount when you enter before the 23rd October 2014. 116k Ride $70 18...
Venue:
Palmerston North City i-SITE, Palmerston North
All Blacks V's USA Champagne Breakfast
Sunday 2 November
Champagne Breakfast Bookings: In order to placate the Chef on the day, we would appreciate confirmation from those of you who will be attending this inaugural match function at the Empire Hotel. Pre-payment is ...
Venue:
Empire Hotel, Palmerston North
Tour de Manawatu
Sunday 2 November
2014 - Charity Cycle Challenge Rides Higgins - 116km Pedal Pushers - 80km Manawatu Toyota - 45km Vautier Pharmacy - 20km Course maps and descriptions can be downloaded from the website All 45km, 80km and 116km ...
Venue:
The Square, Palmerston North