Saxton Stadium

Saxton Stadium is located on the northern side of Saxton Field sport and recreation park and is the home of numerous indoor sports, as well as expos such as the Home and Garden Show.

Saxton Stadium is located on the northern side of Saxton Field sport and recreation park and provides a base for a wide variety of regional sporting organisations. 

The Stadium contains a gym and is the home of numerous indoor sports including futsal, handball, basketball, netball, table tennis and volleyball. 

Just a nine-minute drive from Nelson Airport, Saxton Stadium is the foremost indoor sporting facility for the Nelson Tasman region. It was purpose-built to be as environmentally friendly as possible and can accommodate large-scale sporting and special events.  

The main sports hall is 7,000mwith sprung wooden floors and offers optimal flexibility for national tournaments. It can be adapted according to the scale of the sporting activity and has permanent markings for five international sized netball courts, five basketball courts and 12 volleyball courts. It can be taped by arrangement. 

Saxton Stadium also houses a separate purpose-built table tennis arena, training gym and adjoining social rooms overlooking the outdoor netball court.  

Booking Saxton Stadium 

If you would like to place a booking or enquire about availability, please contact:  Saxton Stadium: 03 538 0072 or email  

What’s on at Saxton Stadium

 For a list of events taking place at Saxton Stadium visit the region's ‘What’s On’ guide:

Please note all facilities are smoke-free

  • Venue Details
  • Venue Type: Sporting
  • Event Types: Community Sport Exhibition Sport
  • Parent Venue: Saxton Field
  • Capacity: 870
  • Floor Area: 3800 m2
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  • Area: Nelson
  • Address: 142 Saxton Road East, Stoke, 7011, New Zealand View Map
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