Terrafirma Turf, based in the heart of Christchurch, is your premier partner for both natural and artificial sports turf surfaces. As front-runners in the turf industry, we are dedicated to bringing innovative solutions to the design, construction, and upkeep of recreational spaces, ensuring they serve their purpose to the fullest and their longevity is maximised.

Leading the charge is our Managing Director, Chris Lewis, who boasts an impressive 32 years of experience across the globe, including stints in New Zealand, Australia, India, and Europe. Chris is a renowned figure in the cricket world, currently serving as a turf advisor for Canterbury Metro Cricket. With a rich background in designing, constructing, and maintaining everything from stadium pitches to golf courses, Chris’s expertise sets us apart in the turf industry.

At Terrafirma Turf, we’re passionate about providing both natural and synthetic sports surfaces that are of the highest quality. Leveraging cutting-edge techniques and best practices, we aim to deliver surfaces that meet international standards. Our diverse clientele includes stadiums, golf clubs, schools, council facilities, and private residences, underlining our versatility and commitment to excellence.

Our speciality lies in cricket wickets, where we’ve built and maintained pitches for local clubs right up to international venues. This, combined with our broad skill set and deep knowledge, makes us the go-to choice for your sports facility needs.

Our journey includes contributions to the sports turf sector, highlighted by:

  • Chris Lewis’s work in constructing portable cricket wickets in New Zealand, a first of its kind for international cricket matches.
  • The award of the Grounds Maintenance Contract for AMI Stadium in 2009 showcased our capability to manage premier sports venues.
  • Following the 2011 earthquakes, Terrafirma Turf played a crucial role in designing and building the temporary AMI Stadium in Addington.

Our commitment to excellence is evident in our portfolio of major projects, such as:

  • The comprehensive design and installation of drainage systems at Riccarton Park, ensuring optimal playing conditions.
  • The redevelopment of sports facilities at Christchurch Boys High School and Medbury School, enhancing their recreational infrastructure.
  • The significant role in the temporary reconstruction of AMI Stadium, highlighting our ability to respond effectively to unforeseen challenges.