Mangakahia Sports Complex

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Mangakahia Garden Club

The Mangakahia Garden Club is a passionate group of approximately 80 local gardeners. The club is a great way to meet fellow gardeners and gain plant knowledge and ideas.

Meetings are held at 11am on the second Thursday of the month either at the Mangakahia Sports Complex or at visits to local members gardens

Annual Fees $5

Plant Trading Table, Guest Speakers and Garden visits feature each month.

Barb Cole
020 453 7880

Jackie Hamilton

Mangakahia Group Fitness

Mangakahia Group Fitness holds a Body Pump class every Tuesday from 5:30pm – 6:30pm in the downstairs lounge at the Mangakahia Sports Complex

All equipment is supplied, just bring a towel and water bottle.

Body Pump classes are a mix of weights and cardio, run to modern music, and is suitable for all fitness levels. Classes are run by fully trained Group Fitness instructors.

Class routines change every few weeks and you’re able to set your own pace and weight level.


Tuesdays 5:30 – 6:30pm. Classes run from February through to Christmas with no breaks for school holidays.


$10 for a casual class, $5 for students. Ten class concessions are available for $80.


Jan Harrison (09) 434 6308 or 027 4315416

Mangakahia Junior Football

Junior Football is open to all children aged from 4 -13 years. Most teams are mixed boys and girls.

Soccer is great for young kids to start a team game. They will learn great base skills, improve co-ordination, fitness, be part of a team, make friends and have a great time.


Trainings are held at the Mangakahia Sports Complex and run for approximately one hour


Fees are set at $80 per season, with discounts for 2 or more players from the same family.

Uniforms are provided by the club, players only need boots, shin pads and socks. 

Little Kicks – up to Grade 8

Three-year olds can start playing in the year they are turning 4.

Little Kicks is generally play at Kensington Park with kick off at 8.30am on Saturday mornings with four games of 10mins being played. There are also a few tournaments held at Tikipunga.

Grade 9 and above

Grade 9 and above usually have a home game at the Mangakahia Sports Complex and an away game elsewhere.

Soccer is great for young kids to start a team game. They will learn great base skills, improve co-ordination, fitness, be part of a team, make friends and have a great time. 

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Mangakahia Lions Club

Formed in 1969, members of the Mangakahia Lions club have been true to their motto – We Serve.

Our emphasis is on community service in all forms.

Lions programs serve the young and the aged, the disabled and the disadvantaged – anybody who has a need.

Meetings are held twice a month at Mangakahia Sports Complex

2nd Tuesday of the month:        Business Meeting 7.30pm

4th Tuesday of the month:        Dinner Meeting 6.30pm


Rob Soar

Mike Hibbert      094346864

Greg Hamilton

Fees $150pa

New members welcome, come along and join in this rewarding community group

Mangakahia Rugby

Junior Rugby

We welcome ages 4 and up who wish to play junior rugby for Mangakahia. 

We have a strong junior rugby community along with a great facility to train at on Thursdays from 4.30pm.

Please contact Sonja Robson on 021 347676 for more information on how to register your player and also follow us on Facebook where the majority of our communication is posted

Senior Rugby

New players for our Senior team are always welcome. There is a positive, strong culture within the team that they are working on continuing for the future. 

If that sounds like something you would like to be a part of, play for and represent on the field, feel free to contact for more information:

Senior Mens Team Managers

John Keatley
021 0508896

Shane Fraser
027 4262951

Trainings are held every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30pm onwards. 

Games are held at home (Mangakahia Sports Complex) and away on a Saturday kicking off at 2:00pm.  The official season usually starts towards the end of March.

Make sure to follow our Facebook page to see updates and season fixtures.

Mangakahia Squash

All new players welcome.  Come along to the Mangakahia Community & Sports Complex and enjoy the social game on our two courts.  We have various membership options and once you have joined up you will generally have 24 hour access to the clubrooms, so you can fit your squash exercise in around your lifestyle.  Our club is affiliated to Squash Northland and Squash New Zealand and we have a variety of organised squash including interclub fixtures, weekly senior squash club night, junior squash, and we also host two or three tournaments each year where players from throughout Northland come to compete.

If you or other members of your family or whanau would like to know more about our great game, please feel free to contact:

Wayne Brown  021 853551

Hayley Taylor   021 2621674

We have players at all levels of the game and there’s plenty of room for all, young or old, competitive or social.