12th - 13th February 2022

Tahunanui Beach
The third stop of the 2022 G.J. Gardner Homes NZ Beach Tour heads across the Cook Strait into city of Nelson. The Tasman 5-Star event will build on strong connections from within the community to provide a show court arena at the permanent beach courts. Challengers will compete on the remaining courts situated only 2 minutes along a boardwalk to the expansive Tahunanui Beach.


The seeding format for the G.J. Gardner Homes NZ Beach Tour is determined by a weighted performance model. As the G.J. Gardner Homes NZ Beach Tour progresses from event to event, the weight of a player's past performance will become lessened in determining their seeding within a tournament. A maximum of one international performance may be used in as a result within the current seasonal window per event.

Past Performance

Past performance refers to 1- to 5-Star tournaments in the seasonal window of 1st April 2020 to 31st March 2021.

Three (3) results from the previous season will account towards a players seeding for this tournament.

Current Performance

Current Performance refers to 1- to 5-Star tournaments in the seasonal window of 1st April 2021 to 31st March 2022.

Two (2) results from the current season will account towards a player's seeding for this tournament.


Midday 7 Feb 2022

Wildcard Applications Close

A team may apply for a wildcard seeding if their points do not reflect their performance. Submit your wildcard application before this deadline.

Midday 7 Feb 2022

Midday 7 Feb 2022

Entries Close

Any team may enter this tournament before this deadline and will be charged $50.00 per player (excluding credit card fees and merchandise).

5pm 8 Feb 2022


Seedings advised so that teams are aware of whether they have made main draw or will need to qualify on Friday.

5pm 8 Feb 2022

5pm 8 Feb 2022

Wildcard Applicants Advised

Wildcard applicants will be advised of outcome.

Midday 10 Feb 2022

Qualifier Draw Released

Qualifier games will begin from 4pm 11 Feb.

Midday 10 Feb 2022

Midday 11 Feb 2022

Main Draw Released

The main draw allows for a maximum of 24 teams, 4 in the Champions bracket and 20 in the Challengers bracket.

8am 12 Feb 2022

Technical Meeting

A representative from each team must be present at the Technical Meeting to receive updates to the tournament.

8am 12 Feb 2022

Location & Facilities

COVID Protection Framework
Volleyball New Zealand | Poirewa Aotearoa
Oceania Volleyball
Volleyball New Zealand Inc
Sports House, Stadium Drive,
Albany, Auckland, New Zealand