Gore & Mataura Sports Fields

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The Gore District has 54.5ha of sports fields that provide a wide variety of activities for the young and old. The Council looks after sports fields in Gore and Mataura, while the Waikaka Sports Complex and Pukerau reserve are looked after by their respective communities.

Sports fields in Gore include

  • Newman Park - athletics, rugby and touch rugby
  • Hamilton Park - cricket
  • Hyde Park - soccer
  • Gore town belt - bowls, croquet and tennis

In Mataura sports fields include

  • Tulloch Park - rugby
  • Henderson Park - equestrian, including Mataura Pony Club base.

What you need to know when booking a sports field

  • Any organisation wishing to use any Council reserve or playing field must not assume they have the right to do so without booking first.

  • All bookings must be made by phoning us on 209 0330. Bookings cannot be made through any other department of the Council.

  • Bookings are on a “first in first serve” basis except for Club lessees whose events take precedence.

  • Organisations who fail to make a booking run the risk of finding scheduled mowing or turf maintenance taking place and may be asked to leave.

  • You need to advise the scope of use when making a booking (eg. school athletics, fair etc).

  • No vehicles are permitted on any Council recreational reserve without the specific approval of the Parks and Recreation Manager or his delegated officer.

  • If you have specific requirements (eg. toilets blocks opened, gates unlocked etc) please tell us at the time of making the booking.

  • Any damage to any reserve or property on that reserve will be fixed by the Council and costs will be recovered from the organisation using the facility or reserve.

  • Organisations must ensure all rubbish is placed in bins provided. If there are no bins available, they must ensure it is removed at the end of each day of their event.

  • Booking clashes shall be mediated by the Parks and Recreation Manager.

  • All bookings are required to have the contact details of the person responsible for organising the event including daytime contact telephone numbers.

Gore District Council 29 Bowler Avenue Gore P: 03 209 0330 E: info@goredc.govt.nz