Sport is a valuable vehicle for social change in Tairawhiti. We deliver and support sport and recreation throughout the region, as well as proving health and lifestyle programmes. From Quarter Marathons and sports club development to healthy eating workshops and Early Childhood physical education, we’re on a mission to build an active, connected and healthy community!
Find relevant information, local clubs and contact details.
Active Health & Welness
See our directory of beautiful fresh healthy recipes. We pride ourselves on creating recipes we know you will love and enjoy. With fresh ingredients, treats for lunch dinner and snacks we know you will find something your whole family will love.LEARN MORE
Merv Utting joins the
Hall of Fame
This master dog triallist has six New Zealand titles and 11 Island titles to his credit. Over 55 years he has made 61 finals, with 22 different dogs. He's represented New Zealand nine times in the hotly-contested Trans-Tasman tests – three times as captain – and unsurprisingly he is regarded as one of New Zealand's best ever.LEARN MORE
Lock in the
Entrants can run, jog or walk a 5.6km fun run, or 10km quarter marathon. The race starts in Marina Park, with both courses following a scenic trip around the town centre before crossing the finish line back in Marina Park.LEARN MORE
Get Active Directory
View our online directory to find so much information about all the sports happening around Gisborne. Find your local clubs, key contact information and where to go for each of our listed sports. You may even find something new you want to try.LEARN MORE