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Learn to Play Ice Hockey


All Ages
All Skill Levels



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.


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:

June 2, 2017 / News

Panthers Claim Victory

The Panthers have claimed victory in the first round of the AIHA Cup Series, a monthly tournament held during the...
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May 30, 2017 / News

Good on ya Mate

After 11 long years of applications and more applications, the man who has developed and strategised not just Auckland Ice...
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Our Locations:

Paradice Ice Rink Avondale

136-150 Lansford Crescent
Auckland 0600

Paradice Ice Rink Botany

490 Ti Rakau Drive
Botany Downs
Auckland 2013