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SmartGrass artificial sports fields are the all-weather solution to keep Kiwi sports-lovers on the field 365 days a year.

We are New Zealand’ s premier destination for high-quality artificial grass installations designed specifically for sports use. Our synthetic sports field turf is revolutionising the way sports clubs, schools, property owners, and communities approach their playing surfaces. 

As the demand for cutting-edge playing technology continues to grow, more and more organisations across New Zealand are making the switch to SmartGrass to reduce season down-time and maintenance efforts while elevating their facilities to the next level. 

Whether you’re a sports enthusiast, a school administrator, or a community leader, our long-lasting and performance-driven artificial grass solutions are tailored to meet your unique needs. Join the movement towards superior sports surfaces with SmartGrass and experience a game-changing upgrade for your sports facility.

Whatever your sport, we have the perfect surface

Why choose SmartGrass for your artificial sports field turf in NZ?

Realistic Artificial Grass
Highest Quality Sports Turf in NZ
Made for High Intensity Use
Free, No Obligation Quote & Design Service
Full Project Management
Preferred Supplier to Ministry of Education
Up to 10 Year Warranty

Sports Turf Range

Active 12 Active 12

Active 12

For cricket, multisport, golf, fast-paced tennis.

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Power 15 Power 15

Power 15

A medium-fast tennis, hockey & multisport surface.

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Championship 18 Championship 18

Championship 18

The ultimate surface for multisport fields.

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Match 60 Match 60

Match 60

A 100% recyclable turf for football & rugby fields

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All SmartGrass Sports Turf is accredited by World Sport Governing Bodies

Resurfacing Solutions

SmartGrass are experts in resurfacing old sports surfaces that have come to the end of their usable lifetime.

We can take care of the full project for you – from disposing of the old surface, assessing and completing any sub-base remediation work to designing and installing a brand new sports turf over the area.

Whether your surface is concrete, asphalt, artificial turf, acrylic hard court or real grass, we can replace it with an artificial grass for sports fields that looks and feels real.

The fire damaged Action Indoor Centre in Richmond, Nelson, before the new SmartGrass was laid

Common Questions

What maintenance is required on artificial grass?

There are a few things you need to do to maintain your artificial lawn, depending on what you use your lawn for.

They are:

  1. Removing leaves and debris regularly with a broom or leaf blower/vac
  2. Remove the occasional weed that may appear
  3. Use a moss & sanitiser spray yearly in shaded areas
  4. You can learn more about maintenance and book a professional maintenance service here.

Can sports turf be laid indoors?

Yes! Artificial grass is just like carpet, and can be laid indoors.  Most of our products have a D or E class fire rating, meaning that they can usually be used indoors.

Who will install the sports turf for me?

Our local SmartGrass franchisee will usually be the one to install your lawn. They are professional turf installers (it’s all they do).

How long does artificial sports turf last?

The lifetime of SmartGrass sports turf depends on how much use it gets and what it is used for. Some community and club fields are used for 60+ hours each week, some private courts are only used once a month. We expect most sports turf to last 10-15 years although we have seen some still functioning great after 20 years.
We will advise you of the estimated lifetime for your particular turf and intended use when you get in touch.

What is artificial sports turf installed on?

Different projects will have different needs but most sports fields are installed on a compacted aggregate sub-base which is free-draining. Indoor sports turf and cricket wickets can be installed directly to concrete. Some sports fields may be installed to an asphalt or concrete base as well.

Do we need a shockpad underlay beneath our artificial sports surface?

Most full sized sports fields are installed over an underlay to protect players from injury and absorb shock. A shockpad should especially be considered for school and professional grade applications to meet Head Injury Criteria (HIC).

Shockpads come in different thicknesses, from 10mm to 35mm+. We’ll let you know whether shockpad is appropriate for your project and what thickness is most suitable.

Our club / school / community is interested in putting in a synthetic sports field. Where do we start?

Get in touch with us and we will send an information pack that outlines approximate costs, ways to fund your project and details for options that you may need to consider for the facility (e.g. grandstands, lighting).

Need design or pricing for your project?

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