The NZ Ice Hockey Federation has released a plan for the development of U16 players. It includes dates for development camps and objectives for the coming years. Read the full development plan.
Oliver Curtis finished in the top 16 players in the IIHF Global Skills Challenge Summit held in conjunction with a Hockey Development Camp in Vierumaki, Finland (8-10 July) and has qualified for place in the 2016 Youth Winter Games in Lillehammer, Norway.
The AIHA Rep Team will have a fundraising raffle on the derby weekend between the Swarms and Admirals. Tickets are $5 and will be sold by the REP players during both games and the draw will be held at the Sunday game.
Top prizes are team (Swarms, Admirals) signed jerseys and other prizes of vouchers from Centre Ice. Thanks to all our sponsors and supporters of the 2015 U13 AIHA REP team.
Aspiring coaches can now apply to participate in the Learn to Play coaching session in Auckland and run by the NZIHF on 12 July. Cost is $125. Instructors: Janos Kaszala, Jonathan Albright and Andreas Kaisser. To register, please fill out this form and send it to: Jonathan Albright, General Secretary, New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation, firstname.lastname@example.org. Or by post: New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation, PO Box 47381, Ponsonby, Auckland 1144.
The NZIHF has released the information for players eligible for the 2016 NZU20 team to contest the IIHF World Under-20 Championship, Division 3, Mexico City, Mexico, 15-24 January 2016. Read more >>
The NZIHF has put in place a national coaching strategy for the coming year to teach, train and certify coaches at the Learn to Play (LTP), Level 1 and Level 2 IIHF Certification categories. View the strategy document for more information.
The NZIHF has published information for players regarding the preparation and selection for the team to travel to the IIHF World Under-18 Championship, Division 3, Group B in Johannesburg, South Africa from 15-19 February 2016. Read more >>
Camorra Hockey School has arranged another holiday program for July 2015 for children. It will be an active programme that encourages children to improve their skills and try new things each day.
The holiday program will be held in both weeks of the school holidays at both Paradice Botany and Paradice Avondale rinks. More informtation >>
Learn to Play is a great initiative from the International Ice Hockey Federation. It is designed to provide 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 2014 LTP Program.
Red Army is a trip back in time to the formidable Soviet Hockey teams that were more than just ruthless machines; they were symbols of communist superiority during the Cold War. Sure to be a fascinating film.
Dates: 23 and 26 July. See the Film Festival website for more details.