Competition Venue-Pioneer Sports and Recreation Centre

The Competition is being held at Pioneer Sports and Recreation Centre, 75 Lyttleton St, Somerfield, Christchurch 8024

Pioneer Recreation and Sport Centre


Facilities at Pioneer include the stadium where the competition is being held, a recreation and lane swimming pool, shower facilities, a physiotherapy clinic (Physio South) , a fitness centre and of course a cafe.

 The Plunge Cafe is located at the left hand side of the main foyer. You can eat in or take out. An idea of the selection of food that is available from the Plunge Cafe is as below:
  • Toasted Bagel
  • Panini
  • Ciabatta Sandwiches/ Rolls
  • Club Sandwiches
  • Savouries
  • Pies
  • Sausage Rolls 
  • Cakes eg: Banana, Carrot
  • Slices eg: Belgium
  • Biscuits eg: Gingerbread, Afghans
  • Scones
  • Muffins
  • Brown Rice Salad
  • Ice Blocks
  • Ice Creams
  • Selection of Lollies
  • Selection of cold drinks including fizzy drink, juices, water and milk shakes
  • Selection of teas and coffees including iced coffees
  • Gluten free options 

As well as the Plunge Cafe the complex has vending machines with snacks and nibbles located in the foyer directly outside the venue doors.

There will also be a range of mobile coffee and food vans outside the venue for the duration of the competition.
As these vans etc are confirmed the information about them will be put up in this section.