Book a sports park or Barge Showgrounds

The District's sports parks can be booked for special events, tournaments, games and casual use.   

A booking will give you the right for your activity to go ahead with our support. It will not give you exclusive right to the park.

Some activities may require a fee as set out in our Fees and Charges.

Parks and reserves fees and charges

Book a sports park

By email

Step 1.Complete application

Download the application, print and complete it by hand.

Sports park booking form(PDF, 204KB) 

Step 2.Email application

Email your completed application to:

Email:  bookings@rs.kiwi.nz

To make an enquiry about sports parks, please phone Recreational Services on 09 437 3440

By post

Step 1.Complete application

Download the application, print and complete it by hand.

Sports park booking form(PDF, 204KB)

Step 2.Post application

Post your completed application to:

Recreational Services
PO Box 33127
Takapuna
NSC 0740

To make an enquiry about sports parks, please phone Recreational Services on 09 437 3440.

What sports parks can be booked?

You can book the following sports parks:

  • Hikurangi Sportspark
  • Hora Hora Sportspark
  • Kamo Sportspark
  • Kensington Sportspark (fields only)
  • Koropupu Sportspark (Springs Flat)
  • Mangakahia Sportspark (fields only)
  • Onerahi Airport A
  • Onerahi Airport B
  • Onerahi Sportspark
  • Otaika Sportspark
  • Otangarei Sportspark
  • Portland Recreation Reserve (fields only)
  • Ruakākā Recreation Grounds (fields only)
  • Takahiwai Sportspark
  • Tikipunga Sportspark
  • William Fraser Memorial Park (fields only).

Barge Showgrounds

For Barge Showground bookings, please contact

Email: events@wap.org.nz

Phone:  09 438 3109 extension 2.

Major sporting grounds

Northland Events Centre / Semenoff Stadium

To book Northland Events Centre / Semenoff Stadium, please contact them directly.

Email: events@nect2021.co.nz

Phone:  09 430 4833

Northland Events Centre (northlandeventscentre.co.nz)

Cobham Oval (Cricket)

For Cobham Oval enquiries, please contact Northland Cricket directly.

Contact Northland Cricket (northcricket.co.nz)

Northland Hockey Association

To book an event, please contact Northland Hockey directly.

Phone: 09 437 3830

Contact Northland Hockey (northlandhockey.org.nz)

Other

McKay Stadium

For availability and bookings, please contact:

Email: stadium@sportnorth.co.nz

Phone:  09 437 9232

McKay Stadium or Lounges (sportnorthland.co.nz)

Other areas

You can find out how to book other Council-owned land on the following pages:

Book a playground, public garden, beach

Book the Town Basin, a District park or car park