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2022 Colgate Games

January 7, 2022 - January 9, 2022


In alignment with Wellington City Council’s Policy for Newtown Park Athletics Stadium all use of Newtown Park will be accessible only with My Vaccine Pass.

Release 2 December

The event present an opportunity for children to compete in a fun and encouraging environment. You don’t need to be selected or be a top athlete, though medals are awarded for 10-14-year-olds in each event.  For 7-9-year-olds, the focus is on participation.

Hosting the COLGATE GAMES require the local organising Committee to be supported with a large number of volunteers to act as graded officials, volunteers  and event support crew [runners]

2022 North Island Colgate Games Officials, Runners and Volunteers Application Form.
If you can help please complete your registration HERE

If you have an enquiries please email Officials and Volunteer Coordinator: Email sheelaghprosser@gmail.com

Further details coming soon for 

Athletics NZ Colgate Games Merchandise items can be found HERE

Purchase of Souvenir T-Shirts will be now only be available at the Games as pre-orders are closed 

Entry Information
Entry is open to any child aged 7-14 years who is a member of an athletics club that is affiliated with Athletics New Zealand.
Timetable and Event Programme
Here in Printable Online form  

An Option for team accommodation.

NZCIS – New Zealand Campus Of Innovation and Sport 

  • One stop Accommodation/Dining/Conferencing,
    Park like surrounds, nearby to H2O Xtreme
    100m from Heretaunga Railway Station, 35 minutes drive to Newtown Park.

  • See rates Here NZCIS

Stadium Map
Details of The Stadium access  and amenities are HERE

Parking and Public Transport to Newtown Park 

Public Transport
The following bus routes stop outside the Zoo gates of Newtown Park on the corner of Daniel Street and Roy Street
Bus Route no’s 3, 23, and 29 all available from Wellington Railway station.

Parking around Newtown Park is very limited and there will limited access to the stadium except for a drop off zone at the Zoo gate end and the City end gate [Mansfield Street] . This access will be disabled and elderly only . All Parking will be best approached to find street parking surrounding the stadium. Access to the stadium can be via Russell Terrace, Mansfield Street and Daniel Street. There is a pedestrian path access off Russell Tce almost opposite Angus Ave

Additional parking will be parking available at the
1. National Hockey Stadium about 5 minutes walk up Russell Terrace beside Newtown Park: See Google Link HERE 

2. Martin Luckie Park surrounding area situated across the road from the Hockey Stadium and accessed from Lavaud Street. 

3. Wakefield Park and  MacAlister Park on Adelaide Road  are both about a 10 minute walk from the track.  Wakefield Park to stadoium best route is via Lavaud St stairs off Adelaide Rd opposite Duppa St bus stop. City bus access to this point is by route #1

Sponsors and Partners

Athletics Wellington wish to express thanks to the following Trusts for supporting the Games Infrastructure and Health & Safety 

  • Pelorus Trust
  • Grassroots Central Trust
  • Fourwinds Trust 



January 7, 2022
January 9, 2022
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Newtown Park
323 Mansfield Street
Wellington, Wellington 6021 New Zealand
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