MacKenzie Ice Hockey is running its 9th U16 clinic on Queen's Birthday weekend — June 4,5 and 6 in Tekapo. This will be an excellent opportunity to gain some quality ice time with a team of elite coaches, including current Ice Blacks coach Janos Kaszala. Dave Le Comte will run spcialised goalie trainings. Find out more and register here.
Thanks to a dedicated bunch of volunteers, a documentary about the Ice Blacks is now available for viewing on Vimeo.
The first issue of the AIHA Newsletter for 2016 is now available for download. Read now >>
The New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation is running Coaching Clinics and Goaltender Bootcamps in the coming weeks. Details for Auckland as follows: Coaching Clinic — 26-27 March, cost: $100. Goaltender Bootcamp — 16-17 April, Botany Rink, cost: $150. Contact Lyndal Heineman: Lyndal_heineman@hotmail.com
The Botany Swarm needs billet families to host their imports. Hosts provide a room and meals for 3-4 months and in return the billet player will be expected to pay a monthly amount and abide by house rules. More information or contact Sue Fraser, Ph 0274 714920, firstname.lastname@example.org
If you have old hockey equipment that your wanting to sell AIHA are running a couple of Registration Days and car boot sales in February:
Great chance to offload some of that old equipment you have sitting in the garage. Make sure you save yourself $40 by registrating and paying before 1st March 2016.
Read this story, which confirms why the AIHA believes in, and implements Cross-Ice games for the younger players. It makes them better players in the long term and optimises their time on the ice.
AIHA Newsletter, Issue 8 is now available. Download and view the newsletter.
Auckland will play host to Southern in the U13 NZ National U13 Peewee League in November. Entry: Gold coin donation. Both games at Paradice Botany Downs.
Game 1: Saturday 7 November, 4.45pm
Game 2: Sunday 8 November, 7.30am
Learn to Play is a great initiative from the International Ice Hockey Federation. It provides children who would like to play ice hockey with a comprehensive introduction to the skills required and the basics of playing this exciting game. Click here for details on the 2015 LTP Program.
Open to any girl/women who wants to play, the Girl's Game will take place at Paradice Botany Downs on Saturday 23 April, 4.45-6.45pm. Cost: $20. Contact email@example.com; 021 023 58484. Find out more >>