Stoke Bowling Club, Nelson NZ Stoke Bowling Club, Nelson NZ Stoke Bowling Club, Nelson NZ Stoke Bowling Club, Nelson NZ


The Stoke Bowling Club, opened in November 1949, offers a friendly welcome to all our bowling and social members, visiting bowlers, spectators and guests. Our modern clubhouse includes kitchen facilities, bar, television, and recreational and meeting rooms. Off street parking is also available.

Located in Stoke, New Zealand, our two excellent greens cater for bowlers of all kinds. Whether you come to bowl or to socialise, you will be welcome and amongst friends. We hope to see you soon. If you are looking to bowl in Nelson please Contact Us

You can read recent media releases which involve the club, or club members here : Latest News

With the introduction of an alternative shirt we produce here a summary of the rules that govern it’s use

Click here.   Alternative shirt rules

This chart lists dress requirements for all Club only events:

Click here.    Dress code chart


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Latest News

Closey and Bellis prominent in Stoke Bowling Club end of season prize-giving
Gavin Closey and Rhonda Bellis emerged as the big winners at the Stoke Bowling Club’s end of season prize-giving. Nelson representative Bellis won the Gwen Carter Trophy for the best individual performance in women’s championship events, the SWBC Cup for the senior women’s singles and the Mary Mockett Cup in the women’s pairs with Barbara Thomason. Bellis also […]
Rhonda replicates aunt with bowls haul
Stoke bowler Rhonda Bellis has emulated her aunt by winning the club’s four main women’s trophies. Rhonda won the singles, pairs, triples and fours and was named women’s bowler of the year at the club’s awards night on Friday. Her family have been an integral part of the club for generations, both club greens are named […]
Hodson finally gets his name on Stoke Invitation Singles trophy
Pete Hodson can’t recall exactly how many attempts it’s taken him. But he’s finally nailed it, beating Marlborough’s Andre Smith 21-17 in a gripping final on Sunday to win the Stoke Invitation Singles bowls title. It was a satisfying result for Hodson, a former national singles champion, playing at his home club against the tenacious […]
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