Form to book the Manawatū community athletics track in Palmerston North , Te puka tono i te papa kaiaka o Manawatū

Use this form to book the Massey Manawatū community athletics track and equipment for your group.

Fees for hiring the track or equipment

Group bookings

A session lasts one to four hours. A booking between four to 12 hours duration is considered two sessions.

Group one – free

  • Athletic clubs
  • Massey University
  • Sport & Rugby Institute
  • Sport Manawatū

Group two – $60 per session

  • Primary, intermediate and secondary schools
  • Secondary School Zone Champs
  • Primary School Sports Council
  • Children Interprovincial
  • Home School Sport Association (one free day per year)

Group three – $60 flat fee

  • Tertiary institutions
  • Other schools
  • Special Olympics
  • Parafed
  • Blind Foundation

Group four – $110 flat fee

  • Sports clubs
  • Groups not otherwise listed

Group five – $130 flat fee

  • Groups external to Palmerston North
  • Nationals
  • New Zealand Secondary Champs
  • Other groups using the Sport & Rugby Institute or Sport Manawatū

Equipment hire

A set charge of $190 applies to all groups for equipment hire.

Cleaning charge

There is a $40 cleaning charge for every booking.


Two water fountains are located by the equipment and timing shed. There is no charge to use these fountains.

A charge of $31 applies when hiring the six-tap water station.

Reserve days for primary and intermediate schools

The second Friday of each fortnight is held open as a reserve day for primary and intermediate schools during the months of February, March and November if an event cannot go ahead as planned. If you cannot reschedule to another free day at the track, the reserve day is allocated on a first come, first served basis.