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.

Gardiner Trophy training team May'17

New To Tennis?

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

New coach appointed at Stoke Tennis Club

Stoke Tennis Club, Nelson, NZ.

Lynnie Nevin is stepping down from the Club Coach & Managers position to "explore the world" a little more, effective July 2017.  She has been an integral part of the club for the past 7 years and we be greatly missed. Kolie Van Zyl will be taking over as coach at Stoke Club. Welcome Kolie, the club looks forward to having you on board.

South Islands Master Tennis is coming.... October 2017


Enter through the SI Masters Games Website HERE


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

Nick Caton

Lynnie Nevin  

 Kolie Van Zyl 

Suzanne Spencer 

Vanessa Mairs 

SI Open Champs - Tasman team for 2017