Tasman Secondary School Sport

The Regional Sports Director (RSD) works directly with schools and sports organisations to facilitate a variety of secondary school sports events across the region.  Students from Nelson, Marlborough and Golden Bay have the opportunity to participate and excel in their chosen sports at local, regional and national levels.

There is a nationwide network of RSDs around the country; each RSD facilitates training for and provides advice to their local school sports coordinators.  It is the role of Sport Tasman to work closely with Sport NZ, NZSSSC (New Zealand Secondary School Sports Council) and secondary school principals to ensure the RSD role enhances sport opportunities for students. For more information on the RSD role see the RSD Sport Coordinator Induction Booklet

In 2018 our region will host South Island and New Zealand Secondary School Championship events, so there will be plenty of action.

For detailed information on Secondary School Sport in the Tasman region please view the 2018 TSS EVENT CALENDAR and the 2018 DIRECTORY BOOKLET which has information on events, contacts for sports and other useful information. If you would like a hard copy, contact the RSD on the details to the right of this page.

Tasman Secondary Schools Sports Council (TSSSC)

The TSSSC is headed by a Chairman/ Principal and consists of a Sport Coordinator/Director representing each of the secondary schools in our region on matters relating specifically to secondary school sport.
The TSSSC understands the importance of providing quality sport for secondary school students, the promotion of sport and either to maintain or increase participation levels. The number of sporting opportunities is increasing annually, placing schools under increasing pressure to support all sports. The TSSSC consider a series of factors when scheduling events i.e. academic programmes, interschool exchanges, school camps, etc.

TSSC meeting dates 2018:

  • Term 1 -  February 8 - meeting held in Nelson
  • Term 2 - May 8 - Nelson, May 9 Marlborough
  • Term 3 - July 25 - Nelson, July 26 - Marlborough
  • Term 4 - October 17 - Nelson, October 18 - Marlborough

TSSSC Facebook page - click on the icon below to view event info and photos from Tasman secondary school sport events:    



Contact Us

Jeni Thornborough

Secondary Schools Regional Sports Director
03 546 3307
029 776 3307


  • 2018 Tasman Secondary Schools Events Calendar - WALLPLANNER
  • 2018 TSS DIRECTORY - contact Jeni Thornborough for a hard copy
  • Visit NZSSSC Website to view latest: Secondary School Sport News, Event Calendar, Results, Notices, School Sport Data, Photos Gallery, Accommodation & Travel and much much more