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  • Sunday 9th February
  • Sunday 29th March
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Welcome to the Methven Trotting Club.

Based at the foot of the Southern Alps, and about an hours drive from Christchurch, our grass track harness racing venue provides a memorable spectacle for all. 

Many people have heard about our meetings -if you are a visitor and want to be looked after, let us know.

Methven holds unique appeal as a destination that caters for all visitors - whether a passionate supporter of Harness Racing or visiting the region and enjoying activities such as snowboarding, jet boating, golf and fishing.

At all meetings we host social groups and businesses looking for a great day out in the country. We will find an exclusive area for your group. For more details. Click here.

We also have facilities for hire throughout the year for family functions or a major event. Refer to Function Room Hire from the main menu on the left.

Dates for upcoming meetings:

  • Sunday 8th December - Christmas meeting. The first race starts at 12.02 p.m. and the last race will be at approx 5.30 p.m.The club has plenty of BBQ spots available for this Christmas meeting- contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Sunday 9th February 2020 - hosted by the Hororata Trotting Club
  • Sunday 29th March 2020 - Autumn meeting

Thanks for visiting our Website and to learn a bit more about our Club.

We look forward to seeing you on course at New Zealand's best grass track Harness Racing venue.

Best wishes,

Mark Lemon - President

METHVEN SCENES CLUBS MEETING SEPTEMBER 2018 ( Jeremy Black - Creative Media Producer  BlackbirdNZ)