Athletics at Ngā Puna Wai

Home of Athletics Canterbury and Christchurch's premier international-standard athletics track and field.

Athletics Canterbury logoThe athletics area features world-class facilities including: 

  • 400 metre, nine lane track
  • grassed multi-use field area
  • covered spectator seating for more than 300 people
  • control centre with a photo-finish tower, control room, offices and storage.

There are also practice throw and jump facilities next to the main arena. 

Athletics track and field access

The athletics track and field area at Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub is the new home for Athletics Canterbury,(external link) who use the facilities for training and competitions. Access to the athletics track is currently managed by them.

Email if you wish to use the athletics track and field facilities for your personal training. 


During the months of October through to March, which is a busy time for school bookings and competitions, you can check availability on the Athletics Canterbury calendar(external link) if you are looking to use the facility.

Email if you wish to use the athletics track and field facilities.

Join Athletics Canterbury

Ngā Puna Wai Sports Hub is the home of Athletics Canterbury.(external link) 

If you're interested in athletics contact Athletics Canterbury for information on memberships, competitions and clubs.

Our athletics sporting heroes

Ngā Puna Wai is the home of Canterbury sport, where sporting moments are created on a daily basis.

Canterbury athletes have always done well on the national and international stage – check out the clips below to see our local heroes in action: