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.

Nelson KIA Senior Open is back.... 29th & 30th April'17

The Nelson KIA Senior Open was cancelled due to rain on the weekend of the 12th & 13th November'16. After consultation, we have decided to play the tournament at the end of the tennis season, on the 29th & 30th April'17.  Thanks to those that took part in the consultation process.  We are excited about trialling a new date and new surface for the competition.


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

Zack Rath

Lynnie Nevin  

 Kolie Van Zyl 

Suzanne Spencer 

Vanessa Mairs 

Winstanley Shield teams 2016