Saturday 9-hole competition - Commences December 9

It is open to all male and female golfers. Club members, concession card holders and green fee players are all welcome.

We are starting a new 9-hole competition on Saturday afternoons for those who have limited time or are busy in the morning with work, family or other sporting activities.

The Waahi Taakaro Golf Club invites you to join us in the new stableford competition which starts on December 9 at our Maitai Valley course.

It is open to all male and female golfers. Club members, concession card holders and green fee players are all welcome. If you do not have an official handicap a maximum of 24 will be used for males and 36 for females.

Those keen to give it a go are asked to report to the golf shop by 1pm and be ready to tee off at 1.30pm. The entry fee will be $4.00 per person and green fees will also apply where appropriate. There will be prize giving in the clubrooms afterwards where you can also enjoy a cold drink

Come along and give it a go on one of the most picturesque and relaxing courses in the region. For more information ring 5487771 or 5487301. 

Introduction to golf - Invitation to Juniors and their Families 

5-week introduction to golf programme starting January 17

The Waahi Taakaro Golf Club invites juniors and their families to take part in a 5-week introduction to golf programme starting on January 17.

This is a fun way to learn how to play a great game.

Sessions will start at 4.30pm and last 45 minutes for juniors 8 years of age and older. Mums, dads and grandparents are most welcome to come along and join in. Registration will cost $10.00 per family, but is free to families of club members.

Some equipment will be available for juniors and adults.

The sessions will be held in the practice area behind the clubrooms in the Maitai Valley.

For further information ring 5487771 or 5487301. 

Golf Lessons at Waahi Taakaro Golf Course

The club has organized with Total Golf to run some lessons at the club starting November 5th (Sunday) from 10 am to 11 am. The cost is $20.00 per lesson or $50 for 3 lessons. The lessons are available to both ladies and men, from beginners to long time players, so grab some friends and come on down.

To register or for more information contact Gordon Davidson at Waahi Taakaro Golf Club by emailing or calling 548 7771 or 548 7301.

Public golf at Waahi Taakaro Golf Course

ALL WELCOME - You don’t have to be a member to enjoy a game of golf at Waahi Taakaro.  

As our course is owned and maintained by the Nelson City Council, it is open to the public every day of the week, except Christmas Day. It is CLOSED to the public on Saturday mornings from 10am (frost permitting) to 2pm from April 1 to October 31 for club play or when the course is booked for club tournaments or private events. These will be clearly notified in advance.

The club also holds competitions on Saturday morning from 9am to 1.30pm from November 1 to March 31 and on Tuesday afternoons and Thursday mornings throughout the year. During this time the course is open to green fee players and season ticket holders who will be slotted into the field where there are gaps. Those with bookings will have priority.

Tee time bookings can be made through the golf shop 03 548 7301 or email It is open from 8am to 7pm during daylight saving time and from 9am to 4pm the rest of the year.

For information if the course if open to play golf (especially if there has been heavy rain), please call 03 548 7301 or visit our Facebook page here

We welcome visitors to the region. The course is a great place to get away from it all.


  • 9 holes: $18
  • 18 holes: $23
  • Juniors (must be at school): $7
  • 3 month concession $138
  • 6 month concession $230
  • 12 month concession $345
  • Members of a NZ affiliated golf club get a 20% discount on green fees
  • Gold Card holders get a 20% discount on green fees.


  • Cart 9 holes: $20
  • Cart 18 holes: $35
  • Trundlers: $4
  • Full set 9 holes: $20
  • Full set 18 holes: $30
  • Junior sets: $10

GROUP FEES (Non exclusive use for 13-36 players)

  • Winter (April 1 to October 31): $7.70 per player
  • Summer (November 1 to March 31): $15.40 per player

COURSE HIRE FEES (exclusive use)

  • Winter (April 1 to October 31): Monday to Friday - half day $300, full day $600; weekends and public holidays - half day $400, full day $800
  • Summer (November 1 to March 31): Monday to Friday - half day $500, full day $1000; weekends and public holidays - half days $600, full day $1200