Saxton Field is a significant regional sport and recreation venue managed jointly by Tasman District and Nelson City Councils on behalf of our communities. Many of our most important regional sports and recreation assets are located at Saxton Field.

It’s important that you share your views on what we are planning for Saxton Field over the coming years.

The draft Plan sets out the vision, policies and methods for enhancing Saxton Field’s recreation, sport, landscape, natural and cultural values. The draft Plan does not propose any significant changes to how Saxton Field is developed or managed, however, we are proposing some key changes, which we are keen to hear your feedback on.

Any person or organisation may make written submissions, which must be received by 4.00 pm on Thursday 10 December 2020.

For detailed information, including a copy of the draft plan and summary document of changes - can be found on

To make a submission you can:

  • Post a hardcopy to Tara Fifield, Tasman District Council, Private Bag 4, Richmond 7050.
  • Email to with ‘Saxton Field Reserve Management Plan’ in the subject line.

Or submit online :