Gisborne Pétanque

Gisborne Pétanque

Located at the Kahutia Bowling Club at 165 Cobden Road, Gisborne NZ, we are the first Pétanque Club in the world to see the light of the new day.


Covid Update.

All Covid restrictions have been lifted apart from wearing a mask (where appropriate) inside.


We have a series of competitions planned over the coming months

check out the details here!

To contact us, you can:

  1. email:
  2. check our Facebook page
  3. phone Graeme (Secretary) on +64 (0) 27 2048 053 or Lois (President) on +64 (0) 210 283 6173

Check back here for more information as we update this new website!

Membership Special

Join now and pay only $1 for membership until 01 June 2022. This Membership Special entitles you to use of all of the facilities at Kahutia Bowling Club and includes the opportunity to play lawn bowls.


Season: 2021 – 2022

Membership fees as at 25th January 2022 are:

Adults: $30 per year

Kahutia Bowling Club members: $20 per year

Students: $10 per year

This membership entitles Gisborne Pétanque Club Members to socialize with other Kahutia Bowling Club members in the clubhouse and bar (subject to age) areas, play pool, darts, use the dining facilities including the BBQ and also the Pétanque terrain at the Kahutia Bowling Club Complex. However, it does not include playing Lawn Bowls!

Club Days

These are held on the second Sunday morning of each month (subject to weather etc), starting at 9:30am. Mini-tournament, ….. and a fun time are all part of the Club Day. Open to all Gisborne Pétanque Club members.

Check our Facebook page for the latest updates!

Playing Area

Our playing area is bordered by wooden sleepers and is normally set to provide 5 lanes. However, it can be quickly adjusted to provide 4 international standard lanes.