House keeping at Cooks Gardens events centre: Click Here


Subsidised Bus to MWA Championships

Athletics Wanganui would like to offer all of its fully registered club members and officials the chance to travel to the MWA Championships in Palmerston North next week in a club subsidised bus. Details are outlined below.

Bus departure details:

Date: Tuesday 20th February 2024

3-50 pm               Chapel gate at Whanganui Collegiate

4-00 pm               Cooks Street entrance of Cooks Gardens


Cost $5.00

The bus will return to Whanganui immediately after the last event at around 7.30.

If you would like to take up this generous offer and travel as a team to this competition, then please contact:

Alec McNab   021 421 145   alec.mcab@collegiate.school.nz


Childrens Athletics 

Little League Athletics - IMPORTANT NOTICE

Ages 3 -11 (year 1-6 )

Due to not being able to secure a Little League Coach this year we have had to make the tough decision to cancel this terms program. Those that have paid fees will be fuly refunded. We hope to have this program up and running again next season from October 2024.


Centre Champs/NZ Track & Field Nationals 2024

Selection Form and Welcome Newsletter - Click Here

For Entry Standards please Click Here

The official centre selector management team for 2024 National Track and Field:

Vanessa Story                                  027 7146761

Alec McNab                                      021 421145

George McConachy                         027 2318016

Should you require any information or have any queries at any stage please contact any of the above to help.


ATHLETES

For those athletes wanting to be selected to be part of the Centre Team for nationals are required to compete at MW champs - unless they have asked for exemption in writing.


Complete a Selection form for Manawatu/Wanganui and get it to one of the above managers by the end of the day on TUESDAY 20th FEB 2024: Should you meet any of the qualifying standards after this night, but before the closing of entries for Athletics NZ please notify one of the Team managers ASAP.


Please get them to Wanganui: Alec McNab and PN: Vanessa Hodge(Story). When you check the Athletics NZ, standards ensure you have checked the correct age group. Website: Athletics NZ website: www.athletics.org.nz


The Centre Champs dates are: Please check Athletics Manawatu Wanganui Facebook for information and events/times:

Tuesday 13th Feb 2024: To be held in Wanganui

Tuesday 20th Feb 2024: To be held in PN (entries due by the end of this event)

Tuesday 27th Feb 2024: To be held in PN (entries need to be in before this event)


The management team will announce the selected team by Tuesday 27th Feb to represent Manawatu/Wanganui at Nationals 2024 via facebook page: PN and MW site.


PLEASE NOTE: As an athlete YOU are responsible for entering YOURSELF in the National Track and Field Champs before the closing date.


Please enter MW as your club/centre and if you are not selected, you are able to do an individual entry. You would need to check the Athletics NZ website for the criteria needing to be met.


If you have any trouble/queries or concerns, please discuss with the Management team ASAP.

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2023 -2024 Season Calendar 

Come and check out the new season calendar - Click Here


2023-2024 Registrations

Club Registration Form for 2023-2024

Athletics NZ have an online registration process that allows you to register and pay online. If you are an athlete, coach or would like to be a volunteer then please use the link below to register for the upcoming 2023-2024 season. 

If you are a harriers member then you can transfer to become an athletics club member for a reduced cost.

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If you want to attend club nights after the first of November you must be a registered member or you will be required to pay a casual fee of $5. You can register at any time so visit our website and register today.


The subscription fees set by the club for the 2023-2024 season include components for contributions for the Region, and also Athletics NZ.

Those contributions remain the same as the prior year. The club does not receive these fees. They are allocated to the Region and Athletics NZ to enable overall sport development for Athletics in the wider region Manawatu Wanganui and across the Country.

When signing up through the registration portal there will be a screen that shows the breakdown of fees for each component – but the overall total is what is due.

This covers the registration year 1st April 2023 – 31st March 2024


                                  Athletics NZ            Region               Club                    Total


Under 7                   $10                            $0                        $35                       $45 unchanged


Aged 7-14              $35                            $3                        $57 (+10)             $95 Up by $10


Aged 15-19           $51                             $5                        $69 (+10)            $125 Up by $10


Senior 20+            $66                              $5                        $74 (+10)            $145 Up by $10


Social                    $36                              $5                         $19 (+5)              $60 Up by $5


Second Club        $0                                $0                         $50 (+5)               $50 Up by $5


All fees include GST.

The clubs fees component has increased in line with our costs structures, inflation, and to ensure we fund the core development of our club with equipment needs etc.


To register you need to access the link below:

 https://regoform.mygameday.app/#/Ndyxn3cXG1vGeOr7W6/reBCXlJ6BRmgx0m7YE 


Payment for athletics: This can be done using a debit or credit card online. If you have any problems then please contact us and we can support you with the payment process.

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Please use the table of birth dates to determine which age group you will belong to. Age patches will be given out during club nights once you have registered and paid your fees for the season.

NB; Age as at 31st December 2023

Eg: Born in 2004 = 19      at 31/12/23

Born in 2005 = 18            at 31/12/23

Born in 2006 = 17            at 31/12/23

Born in 2007 = 16            at 31/12/23

Born in 2008 = 15            at 31/12/23

Born in 2009 = 14            at 31/12/23

Born in 2010 = 13            at 31/12/23


If you have any other questions then please contact: athleticswanganui.cooksgardens@gmail.com  



Athletics Wanganui 2023-2024 Season 

The second half of the 2023-2024 season will commence on Tuesday the 16th January for :Club, Secondary and Intermediate aged students.


There are a variey of ways you can be involved in athletics so we would like to invite all new and current athletes, schools and families come along and see what our programmes have to offer.


If you would like to be involved with the junior or senior club we would love to support new volunteers to be part of athletics in Whanganui. We are always looking to grow opportuntiies to be involved in athletics locally so if you would like to support in any way then please contact us. All offers of help will be received with much appreciation.If you are interested in supporting the club as a volunteer, go to the registration tab and register as a volunteer and become part of the Athletics NZ volunteer community.


Harriers Members

If you are registering  as a Harriers member this winter then you will only have to pay a small transfer fee in the summer to become a member of the Athletics Club. You do not have to pay another full membership fee. If you are unsure about the transfer process or what to pay then please contact us so we can help you.


Ribbon Days

Dates and times for regional ribbon days can be found under the childrens athletics tab above.
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Club Uniform - Club Hoodies, TShirts, Crop Tops and Singlets

Available for Athletes, Coaches and Supporters

The club offers a range of uniform options for members and supporters as shown in the photo above. New prices for these items are outlined on the online form (link below).

The club understands that the price increase for these items may be prohibitive for some members so we would like to encourage anyone who has uniform they have either grown out of or no longer use, to sell these items back to the club. This buy back scheme will allow the club to offer second hand options to new memebers to purchase at a cheaper rate. 


If you would like to purchase any new apparel  then please complete the online order form using this link:


Club Apparel Order Form: HERE

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​If you are competing in the Children's Centre Champs or North Island Secondary Schools you will need a club singlet to compete in. Stock will be limited during the season so please ensure you get your order in as soon as possible.


If you have any questions regarding uniform or would like to know more about the uniform buy back scheme then please email: jodie@sportwhanganui.co.nz 

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Uniform must be paid for online using the following bank account: 

Westpac 03 0791 0470 606 01

IMPORTANT - So we can identify your payment please record your name and the name of item you wish to purchase in the reference section.

You can also attach a screen shot of your payment to your online order form.