Play Matta™

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Protecting today, protecting tomorrow.  Play Matta™ empowers kids all over the world to go further and explore their abilities on a safety surface designed for them.

Play Matta™ Range

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Play Matta™ Original

Play Matta™ Original is an extremely durable, all weather surfacing system designed to keep kids active and playgrounds safe, compliant and open year round.
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Play Matta™ Kids

Play Matta™ Kids is a versatile and lightweight flooring system for play spaces. Modular, highly durable and anti slip - perfect for use around pools and indoor play environments.

Play Matta™ Safety

The Play Matta™ Safety is designed to provide compliant impact protection for playgrounds, and recreational facilities where grass retention is important.

Play Matta™ Rebound

Play Matta™ Rebound is a hygienic safety flooring system for indoor play spaces and gyms.
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Play Matta™ Re-Cover

Play Matta™ Re-Cover is a unique, cost-effective playground resurfacing programme that quickly transforms cracked, crumbling, shrinking and worn-out poured-in-place.
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Play Matta™ Scuff Pads

Play Matta™ Scuff pads provide a highly effective, and low cost solution for high use playground areas prone to wear and hollowing.

Play Matta™ is the perfect solution for:

Public Spaces

Play Matta™ is well suited for all foot traffic applications - indoor or outdoor areas where safe footing, drainage and subbase protection (including grass retention) is required.


Play Matta products are used in gyms, fitness centres and outdoor fitness stations for their superior durability, ergonomic benefits and sound control.

Public Playgrounds

Keeping playgrounds open is our business. The preferred choice of landscape architects, maintenances personnel and kids alike. Play Matta™ is designed to keep public playgrounds compliant, open and free of repetitive and costly maintenance issues.

Early Childhood

Light on the environment, and light underfoot. Play Matta™ products are used throughout Early Childhood facilities looking to empower safe, child initiated play.


Matta™ is the preferred supplier to a number of leading school districts and schools across Australasia, North America and the UK. Compliant impact protection, low maintenance and free draining for all season play - keeping kids on playgrounds and dirt and grime out of classrooms.

Nature Play

Play Matta™ is the perfect solution where ground water protection, grass retention and/or integration with natural play elements and other loose fill surfaces is required.

Water Play

Play Matta™ provides a range of solutions for wet environments requiring chemical and UV resistivity, high drainage and play-appropriate traction underfoot.
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Made in New Zealand.
Compliance & quality assured.

All Matta™ products are designed and manufactured in New Zealand in accordance with ISO 45001 (Health & Safety) and ISO 9001 (Quality). Our Play Matta™ Original recycled range is Environmental Choice New Zealand certified.

Case Studies

Ivanhoe Girls' Grammar

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Ivanhoe Girls’ Grammar recently installed Play Matta™ Original for their playground project.

Barkly Gardens

Richmond, Victoria, Australia
The City of Yarra installed Play Matta™ Scuff Pads in their Barkly Gardens playground to protect the high use areas from damage.

Sirius College

Dallas Victoria
Sirius College chose Play Matta™ Original for their playground surface renovation project.

Purnell Road Public Playground

Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Play Matta™ Scuff Pads were the perfect addition to the Purnell Road Public Playground’s basket swing area.

Armstrong Reserve Play Space

Newport, Victoria, Australia
Play Matta™ Original was selected for the Armstrong Reserve Playground in Latrobe Street, Newport.

Bargara Esplanade Turtle Park

Bargara, Queensland, Australia
February 25, 2023
An iconic Queensland playground gets a brand new Play Matta™ look!

Benoist Farms Elementary School

West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
March 31, 2023
Benoist Farms Elementary School replaced their old astro-turf with a new, eco-friendly and colorful Play Matta™ Original surface, providing a safe and cushioned play area for the students.

Liverpool Catholic Club

Sydney, Australia
August 1, 2019
Play Matta™ Rebound was the perfect solution for Liverpool Catholic Club's upgraded indoor playground.

Northmore Elementary

West Palm Beach, USA
January 7, 2020
Sunny Florida is the backdrop to this great project that has brought new life to Northmore Elementary.

Hilleary Park

Poway, CA USA
April 15, 2016
Located in an incorporated community in San Diego County, this beautifully landscaped playground has brought a fresh new look to the community.

Villa Borba Park

Chino Hills, CA USA
August 15, 2017
Park playground set on a hill of new and upcoming community.

Heron Park

Auckland, New Zealand
May 6, 2011
Nestled in the leafy Auckland suburb of Waterview, Heron Park park is a well loved and used by the community. Play Matta Original surfacing was installed here over 10 years ago, and still looking fantastic today.

Community Park ReCover

Poway, California
April 11, 2021
Play Matta was selected by the City of Poway for re-covering the existing failed poured rubber surface. A great solution which revitalised the park and kept the existing poured rubber surface away from landfill.

Rocket Park Re-Cover

Auckland, New Zealand
April 11, 2021
The Rocket Park is an iconic central Auckland park loved by children for generations. After two decades of thousands of knocks and bumps, the 20 year old Matta mats were repurposed and replaced utlising the existing Matta shock pads - ready for the next generation of kids.


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