Strength Nation has been open for nearly 6 years, it opened on July 13th 2015. The owners, AJ Manley and Matt Henderson opened Strength Nation Gym because they loved personal training and the fitness industry, but we wanted their own space where they could provide this service. 

Strength Nation prides itself as being the Wairarapa’s Premium Gym, offering quality equipment, training and advice to  help you achieve your fitness goals.

AJ and Matt really get a kick out of helping people grow and reach their goals and describe Strength Nation as; Community, Wellbeing and Fun. Their favourite thing about Carterton is being part of the evolving community.

Strength Nation is very inclusive and the team wants everyone to know that they are welcome; regardless of age or fitness level. 

 To check Strength Nation out online head to or Flick them an email at or pop in to see them at The Core, 65 Nelson Crescent, Carterton.