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Sports groups and sports clubs in Motueka

Motueka Dressage
Sometime back, Dressage was alive and well in Motueka and a very good artificial surface was put down at the A & P Showgrounds at Marchwood Park. Now four of us have got together to run a winter dressage series in Motueka in order to promote the sport to the Pony Club riders and provide a competition close to home.  Full details here »

Motueka Agricultural & Pastoral Association
This association hold annually an agricultural/horticultural show to showcase the development of agricultural, pastoral, forestry, horticultural, stock-raising, equestrian and other associated activities in the District. It also administers Marchwood Park to be used for the benefit of the community.
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Motueka Tennis Club
Runs social tennis on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and Saturday afternoons, plus some interclub competitive tennis on weekday evenings. The 4 astroturf courts are in Pah St behind Memorial Hall and at the eastern end of the park.  Full details here »

Abel Tasman Underwater Club
Provides outstanding dive trips for all members. The focus of the club is to get people diving. Runs trips throughout the year catering for all levels of member interest and ability. Regular monthly dives are planned for every diver in mind, and newcomers are well looked after with one if not two of the club's top divers.  Full details here »

Motueka Golf Club
The course is suitable for all ages and abilities. Whilst it is a flat , easy walking course characterized by its lush, tree lined fairways, sea views, beautiful vistas and glorious greens, the course layout with its narrow fairways makes it both challenging and interesting, even for the most professional of golfers.   Full details here »

Motueka Touch
The Motueka Touch Association organises and promotes Touch competitions and tournaments in the Motueka region. If you want to play, referee or just get involved with Motueka Touch then call Rochelle Roberts on 528 9918.  Full details here »

Riwaka Rugby Football Club
The Riwaka RFC was established in 1884 and is one of New Zealand's oldest Rugby Football Clubs. We are affiliated to the Nelson Bays and Tasman Rugby Football Unions and are also a feeder club for The Canterbury Crusaders Super 14 Team and the Tasman Mako's 1st Division NPC Team.  Full details here »

Motueka Pony Club
The club has had its grounds at Marchwood Park for almost 30 years. It has a proud tradition of supporting both its competitive riders and its non-competitive riders. Motueka currently has over 30 riding members, making it one of the biggest pony club branches in the Top of the South.  Full details here »

Riwaka Bowling Club
Come along on Wednesday nights at 5:45pm for a fun night of lawn bowls for all ages which goes till around 7:30pm then we have a bite to eat and drinks after. The cost for a roll up for anyone is $3.00 this does not include drinks cost. You don't have to have any experience or your own bowls you can use our club ones. Location: 26 School Rd, Riwaka 7198. Facebook:

Tasman Miniature Rifle Club
Our Non-profit sporting organisation meets most Monday evenings at 7.30pm from May 1st until the end of September. Our club hall is located at 414 Aporo Road, Tasman Village, next to the Tasman School swimming pool. We are affiliated to the Nelson Smallbore Rifle Association and our national parent sporting body is Target Shooting New Zealand. If you would like more information or would like to join our club, please contact Mark Scales phone 03 526 6034.

Motueka Squash Club
Located behind Whitwells Menswear, the club is run by its members and uses a key tag sytem to operate the door and lighting for the courts. Casual play tags may be purchased from Stirling Sports or Motueka Recreation Centre and there are also rackets available to use for free. For information and membership see our own website here »

Motueka Bowling Club
The greens are located at 44 Pah Street, phone 528 9715. For information please phone the Secretary, Sue Yeatman, at 528 9121 or the President, Keith Dowie, at 528 5395. Roll-ups are on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 1.30pm, names in by 1.15. We also are open over the winter, when roll-ups are the same days as summer except a 1pm start and names in by 12.45pm. All new members welcome.

Motueka Memorial RSA Darts Section
Social darts with opportunities throughout the year to play against other clubs. It is open to men and women of any age and skill level and is just a night away from the house with a good bunch of people.
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