Athletics for Schools and Groups at Newtown Park 

Schools wishing to use Newtown Park for Athletics Days have a two step process for access and equipment .

1] Stadium/Track Bookings
Bookings for the Stadium facility are made with Wellington City Council Parks and Recreation
Contact: Bookings Officer (Sportsfields)
P: 04 389 0262 | Or Book online at this Link

2] Athletics Equipment Bookings
Athletics Equipment bookings are made with Athletics Wellington

Contact: Tamsin Harvey
Athletics Wellington Community Engagement Lead

Athletics Wellington can hire your organisation or school all Track & Field equipment to run your event for Primary, Intermediate and Secondary school level or business events.

Equipment available is

  • Starting Block, Hurdles, Batons , Flags , Safety signage
  • High Jump , Long and Triple Jump  including take off boards and equipment including tape measures and measuring pins
  • Shot put, Discus, Javelins – Soft shots and discus , Quoits, Hoops and Vortex, tape measures and measuring pins

Also available for hire from Athletics Wellington at extra costs are

  • Stadium  Sound system
  • Photo Finish and Result Services

Equipment Hire Charges (as @ 1 September)

All equipment hire charges will be invoiced after your event.

Athletics Wellington School Charges New as @ 1 September 2023
An Individual School (Primary & Intermediate) for requested equipment $ 250.00 +gst
An Individual School (Secondary) $ 625.00 +gst
Zone & Regional Meetings (Primary) $ 275.00 +gst
Zone & Regional Meetings (Secondary) $ 675.00 +gst
Additional Charges for Optional Items
Sound System   $ 100.00 +gst
Photo Finish Incl. Front camera & ID bibs [must have one AW staff involved] $ 525.00 +gst
Other Users by Negotiations on request

Additional Information 

Primary & Intermediate  & Secondary Schools  for requested equipment fees will include one member of Athletics Wellington staff to facilitate and oversee the distribution and collection of equipment, approve set up and use  within stadium for Health & Safety. 

Equipment Order Forms, Health & Safety Plans and Stadium Maps are available for hirer to complete 

Optional Additions

  • Sound System (extra)  includes PA system which includes two mobile microphones
  • Photo Finish (extra) includes electronic timing and photo finish system including 1 member of Athletics Wellington
    Note: all College Zone and Regional events must book this system