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.

Netball Manawatu Cocktail Party Te Manawa Exhibition Opening
Friday 3 October
Friday 3rd October 2014 Netball Manawatu Cocktail Party Te Manawa Exhibition Opening, Celebrating 85 years of Netball in the Manawatu. Tickets $35 each unless you pay by credit card, then a transaction fee of 5% applies...
Venue:
Te Manawa Museum of Art, Science and History, Palmerston North
Secondary School National Championships
Friday 3 October - Saturday 4 October
Basketball New Zealand with Palmerston North Basketball Association will host the 2014 Secondary School National Championships. Over 60 teams will battle it out over six days of competition to try and claim the National ...
Venue:
Arena Manawatu, Palmerston North
The Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship
Friday 3 October - Saturday 4 October
Select an Option: Fri 3 October 2014, Gates Open 9:30am Get Tickets Sat 4 October 2014, Gates Open 9:30am Get Tickets Vip Pass: Fri 3 & Sat 4 Oct 2014, Gates Open 9:30am — VIP Pass Get Tickets Season Pass: Fri 3 ...
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding
Manawatu Turbos vs. Hawke's Bay
Sunday 5 October
The Manawatu Turbos clash with long time rivals Hawke's Bay. One of the fiercest rivalries in provincial rugby will take centre stage in what is an annual clash for the teams. #MANvHAW
Venue:
FMG Stadium, Palmerston North
Manawatu Saddle Up Club Dressage Arena Craft Day
Sunday 5 October
Check out their website for more information about this event.
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding
BMW Driver Training
Sunday 5 October - Wednesday 8 October
Run by Mike Eady.
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding
PGG Wrightsons Calf Sales
Monday 6 October - Monday 20 October
For information about these sales, please contact Peter Forrest on 027 598 6153.
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding
Monrad Senior & Junior Badminton Club
Monday 6 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
Rainbow Badminton Club
Thursday 9 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
Manfeild Test Day
Friday 10 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
Dressage Central Districts Regional Championships
Saturday 11 October - Sunday 12 October
Run by the Central Districts Dressage Group, please see their website for a schedule for this event.
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding
Give Tennis a Go!
Sunday 12 October - Sunday 7 December
Find out more about joining our club! The coaching team and club committee are on hand to talk to you about coaching, Interclub, Business House, mid week Social Doubles and Tennis NZ Hot Shots. You can watch or ...
Venue:
Manawatu Lawn Tennis Club, Palmerston North
Secondary Schools Mini Moto
Monday 13 October - Wednesday 15 October
Monday - Registration and Safety Checks, Tuesday and Wednesday - Race Days. NZ National Annual Mini Bike, Mini Moto and Sidecar Secondary Schools Race Meeting. Up to 260 students from Kano in the north to Nelson in the...
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding
Tools4work Mini Moto Grand Prix
Tuesday 14 October - Wednesday 15 October
New Zealand National Secondary School's mini bike race meeting for 50cc - 70cc mini bikes built by year 11, 12 & 13 students in engineering workshops from 14 schools from Whangarei to Merchison. This year 238 ...
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding
Manawatu Saddle Up Club Twilight Rally
Thursday 16 October - Thursday 20 November
Check out their website for more information on this event.
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding
Zumbathon® Pink Party for NZ Breast Cancer Foundation
Saturday 18 October
We've all been touched in one way or another with someone who has been affected by this awful disease. Palmy's Zumba instructors are coordinating a fundraising Pink Party to raise money for The New Zealand Breast Cancer ...
Venue:
Terrace End School, Palmerston North
Trackday Xperience
Saturday 18 October
Trackday Xperience will allow you to learn more about advanced driving techniques, your car and yourself. We strive to give you the experience and thrill of being able to drive your own car on a racetrack in a safe and ...
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding
Inclusion Netball Fun Day
Saturday 18 October
Inclusion Netball All Abilities - Fun for everyone Saturday 18th October 2014 Starting 10am B & M Centre Pascal Street Palmerston North. Register a Social Netball Team today. Grab some friends, family or workmates. ...
Venue:
Arena Manawatu, Palmerston North
Sabre Motorsport - 1.5km Circuit
Saturday 18 October
Start racing with Sabre Motorsport: Racing School Star of tomorrow Motor racing scholarship One-on-one test days Racing car lease (Clubmans and National Meetings) Corporate days Motor racing made easy with complete...
Venue:
Manfeild, Feilding
Colour Dash
Sunday 19 October
The Colour Dash is a 5km fun run, walk (or even crawl!) for people of all ages, shapes and sizes with participants being splashed with special colourful dust along the way. Every Colour Dash in 2014 will be raising both ...
Venue:
Massey University - Turitea Campus, Palmerston North