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Sporting facilities

Our main sporting facilities are situated on the parks and reserves listed below.

Please phone the Westland District Council Office during office hours for booking information.

  • Wadeson Island
  • Harper Park
  • Cass Square
  • Walker Park
  • Woodstock Domain
  • Kokatahi Domain
  • Kaniere Sports Ground
  • Kumara Sports Field

Westland Sports Hub

Westland Sports Hub is located at Westland High School.

Sports clubs

In addition to the Council-owned sports fields, there are various sports clubs throughout the region catering for all age groups. There are rugby clubs, a rugby league club, hockey and soccer clubs, cricket and road cycling clubs.

A sailing club is located at Lake Mahinapua, 10kms south of the town, alpine skiing is available at two club ski fields and two commercial fields within two and a half hours of Hokitika.

Other sports are tennis, squash, badminton, golf, netball, basketball, a marching club, powerboat, fishing and gun clubs.

Recreational groups

Other recreational groups include horse riding, gymnastics, ballet, basketball, bowls, line dancing, old time dancing and numerous others.

The community supports several service clubs including Rotary, Lions, Probus, Grey Power, Soroptimists and the recently re-built Hokitika-Westland RSA (Returned Servicemen’s Club).