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Far North Natives Tag 

A New region started last year in 2022 that attended the Junior and Senior Tag Nationals for the first time.  This region operates from the Kerikeri Domain in Kerikeri. Tag has proved popular in the Far North and continues to make in roads in to new areas through out New Zealand.

Name: Far North Natives Tag Football
Colours: Dark Blue Light Blue
Location: Kerikeri Domain
Grades: Youth/Adult Grades

Contact: Kath Keremete

Northern Stingrays Tag

The Northland Stingrays were formed in 2015 in association with Colin Te Hira and the Tomorata Rugby Club who had launched tag football under Tanya Healey in 2013. Collectively over the years the game has continued to flourish in the Northland region with increased numbers participating at the Tomorata clubs Thursday Night Competition. In 2023 the region changed its name from the Northland to Northern Stingrays.

Name: Northern Stingrays
Colours: Light Blue, Dark Blue, Gold and White
Location: Tomorata Rugby Grounds
Grades: Youth and Adult Grades

Contact: Lucille Martin

Hibiscus Coast Raiders Junior/Senior Tag

A long time member to the NZTFI it is one of the stronger tag modules in the country. It runs Wednesday evenings and concentrates on open, senior and masters grades divisions for men and women in elite and social grades.

Name: Hibiscus Coast Raiders
Colours: Maroon, Gold
Location: Stanmore Bay Reserve, Whangaparoa
Grades: Senior/Masters Grades only
Contact: Chevania Johnson

North Harbour Seahawks Tag

A strong constitutional province that has been part of the NZTFI since 2009. It has constantly featured in the finals series in both the youth and senior national tournaments. Always strong in playing numbers it has made great ground in recruiting intermediate and secondary schools in the Harbour region to the great game of tag.

Name: North Harbour Seahawks
Colours: Maroon, Black and White
Location: Kaipataki Reserve, Glenfield
Grades: Youth/Open/Senior/Masters Grades only

Contact: Darryl Scully

Central Knights Tag

A powerhouse at Junior and Senior Tag Nationals in talent and numbers it has been operating within the central Auckland region for over 4 years. A tag nursery that has produced many champion teams and players and continues to set a high standard in performances in the final series at the Junior/Senior Tag Nationals.

Name: Central Knights
Colours: Silver/Grey, Navy Blue, White
Location: Grey Lynn Park, Auckland Central
Grades: Youth/Open/Senior/Masters Grades

Contact: Patrick (Pat) Muagututia

Auckland Metro Tag

One of the original founding regions of the NZTFI since 2009 it continues its rich history by consistently performing at a high level both at the Junior and Senior Tag Nationals respectively. Most of its player base are from the Bay Roskill Tag module on Thursday evenings at the reserve.

Name: Auckland Metro
Colours: Navy Dark Blue, White and Red
Location: Blockhouse Bay Recreational Reserve
Grades: Youth/Open/Senior/Masters Grades only

Contact: John Sekene

Waitakere Rangers Tag

One of the original tag modules that is steeped in history since 2009. It continues to thrive today even without an established home ground but continues to have a strong presence at both the Junior and Senior Tag Nationals.

Name: Waitakere Rangers
Colours: Green, Black and White
Location: West Auckland
Grades: Youth/Open/Senior/Masters Grades

Contact: Mckenzie Collins

East Auckland Jag Tag

An original tag module from when the game first arrived in New Zealand back in the early 90s. It has been a beacon of the games existence for over 29 years. A solid province that continues to support the Junior and Senior Tag Nationals programs and will always have a presence in the games growth.

Name: East Auckland Jag Tag
Colours: Sky Aqua Blue, Red and White
Location: Ti Rakau Park, Pakuranga
Grades: Youth/Open/Senior Grades only

Contact: Rawinia Mana

Manukau Harbour Dolphins Tag

The Dolphins province based at House Park in Mangere is relatively new but a strong tag module in the South Auckland Counties Manukau region. It has steadily established itself as one of the powerhouse regions in the youth and open divisions at Junior and Senior level.

Name: Manukau Harbour Dolphins
Colours: Black, Orange, Sky Aqua Blue
Location: House Park, Mangere
Grades: Youth/Open/Senior/Masters Grades

Contact: Ang Mizzebo

South Auckland Storm Tag

This region has been in existence for almost 10 years since it evolved from Counties Manukau Tag and decided to created its own identity. The Counties Manukau South Auckland area is the strongest area for playing numbers teams and tag modules and it was only natural that South Auckland grew so quickly due to the overflow of players available to play in this zone.

Name: South Auckland Storm
Colours: Purple, Silver/Grey and White
Location: South Auckland region
Grades: Youth/Open/Senior/Masters Grades


Karla Matua

Counties Manukau Cyclones Tag

The first and original South Auckland based region to pioneer the games growth. The famous red, black and white colours have played an important role in the games profile and development. Originally known as the Ambassadors a change of management and direction changed the regions name to the Cyclones as we see today.

Name: Counties Manukau Cyclones
Colours: Red, Black, White
Location: Ngati Otara Park, Otara
Grades: Youth/Open/Senior/Masters Grades only

Contact: Ella Stowers

Raahui Pookeka Tag

The game continues to set a strong footing in the Waikato region with the game spreading as is the number of teams entered each year within the last two years of its inception.

Name: Raahui Pookeka Tag
Colours: Red, Black, Yellow
Location: Huntly Waikato Region
Grades: Youth/Open grades only

Contact: Jay Rapana

Bay of Plenty Tag

Tags newest region to join the NZTFI family. We are excited to see this regions development over the next few years.

Name: Bay of Plenty
Colours: Yellow and Blue
Location: TBA
Grades: Youth Grades

Contact: Peter Makiha

Hawkes Bay Tag

Tags newest region to join the NZTFI family. We are excited to see this regions development over the next few years.

Name: Hawkes Bay
Colours: Black and White
Location: Kerikeri
Grades: Youth Grades

Contact: Ihaka Waera
Mob: 027 340 1821

Wellington Tag

A relatively new province born out of the growth and spread of tag in the Porirua region this module has based itself from the Paremata Rugby Club and continues to spread the game of tag in the greater Wellington region. It has been present at the Senior Tag Nationals over the last 4 years. It has yet to enter teams into the Junior Tag Nationals.

Name: Wellington Tag
Colours: Yellow, Black, White
Location: Ngāti Toa Domain, Porirua
Grades: Open/Senior/Masters Grades only

Contact: Shane Pihema

Horowhenua Kapiti Tag

A region that has grown significantly in talent and strength in a short time that is has only been in existence since 2014. Played from the Kapiti Bears rugby league home grounds it has proven to be up there with the traditional powerhouse regions in tag. A region to certainly keep your eye on.

Name: Horowhenua Kapiti ‘HK’ Tag
Colours: Blue, White, Red
Location: Mathews Park, Raumati South, Paraparaumu
Grades: Open/Senior Grades only

Contact: Terry Poko