Nelson Bays Tennis Association


Welcome to the new Nelson Bays Tennis Association website.  Our aim is to provide a means for current and potential players to access the information they require for a successful tennis experience along with an opportunity to share the benefits our sponsors bring to our tennis community.                                                                                                                                   

Our mission is  “To empower our tennis community to enjoy and achieve”


We are proud to be associated with the following sponsors and funders;

Nelson Building Society; Principal naming rights sponsor and sponsor of senior and junior interclub. Sponsor of NZPost Tennis Hot Shots schools programme in the Nelson Region.

Rata Foundation: Major funder of tennis administration in the Nelson Bays area.

Nelson Mail; Media suppport sponosor.

Hothouse Design; principal support and design sponsor.

Wilson (Brittain Wynyard) principal support sponsor.

Nelson Kia Sponsors of the 2014 & 2015 Nelson Senior Open

Printhouse Print sponsor

Crowe Horwarth Junior Representative & Squads Sponsor

Kelly Bowater Travel Sponsor of "Women on Court" Breast Cancer fundraising event 2016 - cardio tennis sessions on court.

New To Tennis?

We have a whole host of options to start playing, or return to tennis in our beautiful region.


NZ Breast Cancer Foundation fundraiser

Join us for our Breast Cancer fundrasier, sponsored at all 10 of our clubs by Kelly Bowater Travel.

Cardio action on court - get your heart rate up & have some fun!

All welcome - no tennis experience needed.  Lets get outdoors on our club courts across the region. Saturday and/or Sunday 16th October, to support October as breast cancer awareness month in New Zealand.  Check out the timetable and venues HERE Coach details HERE


"Women on Court"

100% of funding raised goes to Breast Cancer Research.

Coaches and their clubs.

Nelson is fortunate to have 7 Tennis New Zealand registered coaches working out of local clubs:




Hope, Wakefield, Waimea West & Golden Bay Clubs

Motueka Club

Nelson Lawns Club

Stoke Club

Tasman Club

Tahunanui & Wakapuaka Clubs

Upper Moutere & Mapua Clubs

Ngaire Calder 

Ashleigh Calder

Zack Rath

Lynnie Nevin  

 Kolie Van Zyl 

Suzanne Spencer 

Vanessa Mairs 

Winstanley Shield teams 2016