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Learn to Play

The AIHA ‘Learn to Play’ program is run all year round at both the Avondale and Botany rinks. Everyone learns basic hockey skills and game play, with the emphasis on fun!

Learn to Play Games

Learn to Play Games offer newcomers the ability to enjoy fun, non-competitive games. Games are cross ice, 3 on 3 format with a 1 minute shift.

League 2

League 2 is also referred to as Midget League. Players in this league are loosely selected on age, skill and size with the age range generally being between 14 and 10.

League 1

League 1 comprises of players between the ages of 19 and 14. This league is also referred to as Junior League. There are two teams in this competition and this is a contact league.

Representative Hockey

There are four national representative leagues, U14, U17 ,U20 and Woman’s (NZWIHL). This is serious ice hockey with teams travelling around the country at weekends playing one another.

Women’s Hockey

The Women’s Ice Hockey league is run in a similar format to the men’s league, with games being played in a round robin in addition to a finals weekend, thus greatly increasing the number of games played.

Senior Non-Check

Senior Non-Check Hockey is the AIHA’s largest league and brings together a mixture of players and varying levels of skill. Our Senior Non-Check season runs from March to October.

NZIHL

The five NZIHL teams are predominantly made up of New Zealand players, but each team is able to import players from outside of New Zealand although only 5 may be dressed any one game.

Calendar & News:

May 16, 2017 / News

U14 Representative Hockey – Players Wanted

The 2017 NZIHF U14 Representative Ice Hockey Season is getting ready to start. The coaches are looking for up to...
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May 15, 2017 / News

Perry Wilson Goalie Camp

Over the weekend of April 29-30 at Botany, a goalie camp was run by Canadian Goalie Coach Perry Wilson and...
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Our Locations:

Paradice Ice Rink Avondale

136-150 Lansford Crescent
Avondale
Auckland 0600

Paradice Ice Rink Botany

490 Ti Rakau Drive
Botany Downs
Auckland 2013