Blog News and updates Oceania Round-up Trans-Tasman trophy presented to Australia. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:00:00 UT Oceania 2017 Oceania Inline Hockey Championships 2017 being contested in New Zealand Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 UT New Zealand Senior Men New Zealand Senior men team announced today. Wed, 12 Apr 2017 00:00:00 UT NZ Announces teams for FIRS World Champs NZ Senior Women, Junior Men and Junior Women inline hockey teams released for FIRS World Championships 2017. Sun, 23 Apr 2017 00:00:00 UT IHNZ Board Applications Applications are now open for interested and experienced members to apply for a position on the IHNZ board. Application details can be downloaded here. Applications close: April 5th. Thu, 16 Mar 2017 00:00:00 UT USA Team to Attend NZ Nationals It has been confirmed a team from Kapolei will attend the NZ National Championships. The format for the concurrent event will be advised in due course. The team will compete at the Premier level. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 UT Senior Men - Giving Back The first "Give Back" camp was held over the weekend of February 25 and 26. The camp had a great attendance and the coaches were amazing. Scott Collins, James O'Donnell and Aaron Stockman braved the heat wave and spent hours on the rink running sessions all day for the "happy campers". Wed, 01 Mar 2017 00:00:00 UT 2017 Annual General Meeting The IHNZ Annual General Meeting has been notified as taking place March 11, 2017 in Wellington. The meeting takes place at the Wellington Airport Conference Centre, upstairs mezzanine on the first floor (Departure floor). Sat, 04 Feb 2017 00:00:00 UT 2017 Inline Hockey Sanctioned Events Latest information on 2017 IHNZ sanctioned events around the country. Sat, 01 Apr 2017 00:00:00 UT Drug Free Sport - 2017 Announcing new e-learning courses Level 1, Level 2 and for coaches for those athletes wishing to complete and compete in NZ representative team attending world championships. These programmes are designed to educate athletes and coaching staff. Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 UT Laurie Hill - An Obituary Laurie Hill, a teacher and coach, passed away on December 31st, 2016 after a long illness. Laurie Hill, a teacher and coach, passed away on December 31st, 2016 after a long illness. Laurie was a well respected inline hockey coach for the New Plymouth Ravens, Central Region and New Zealand (IHNZ). Mon, 02 Jan 2017 00:00:00 UT Drug Free Sport - Notification of changes in 2017 The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) 2017 Prohibited List (the List), will come into effect on 1 January, 2017 and it’s important you, your staff, your athletes and their support personnel are aware of the changes which have been made. Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:00:00 UT Oceania Teams - Updated March 22 Inline Hockey New Zealand are pleased to announce the New Zealand teams to compete at Oceania Inline Hockey Championships being hosted by Inline Hockey New Zealand in Hamilton in 2017. The venue is the Hamilton Inline Hockey Club rink on Old farm Road, East Hamilton. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 UT 2017 Planning Begins Planning is underway for 2017 with the announcement that agreement has been reached with Australia to host Oceania in New Zealand in April school holidays. Grades will be 12U, 14U, 16U, JW14U along with Masters and Veterans. Thu, 10 Nov 2016 00:00:00 UT 2016 Inter Regionals The 2016 Inter Regional Championships are being held in Wanganui over Labour weekend. There is a very full schedule over the long weekend with games starting midday Friday and finishing late afternoon Monday. In 2016 the Inter Regional Trophy has been won by the Central Region. Sat, 15 Oct 2016 00:00:00 UT 2017 Senior Men's Team Planning A training and fitness camp is being held in New Plymouth over November 19 and 20 for interested players wishing to be considered for the squad trialling for the NZ Senior Team. A schedule of 2017 dates will be advised at camp. Sat, 01 Oct 2016 00:00:00 UT 2016 Open League and Selection Panels IHNZ have available now for application: Open League Expression of Interest, Open League Coaches and Selection Panel members for 2017 NZ teams. Thu, 04 Aug 2016 00:00:00 UT 2016 Event Notices Release IHNZ have released the 2016 Event Notice document today. This has been forwarded to all club committee contacts. Mon, 01 Aug 2016 00:00:00 UT NZ Teams' Successful in Hawaii The New Zealand teams in Hawaii have had a very successful championship with the International Divisions and Junior Club Divisions now completed. Gold medals went to NZ Masters and NZ 14U Girls. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 UT Building Coaching Capability Inline Hockey New Zealand is pleased to announce it is seeking proposals from service providers to develop and deliver a player and coach development program that supports IHNZ affiliated clubs by increasing the number and quality of volunteer coaches able to teach beginner through intermediate. Fri, 24 Jun 2016 00:00:00 UT Players in the Skies We bid farewell to the Senior Women's team today as they make their way to Asiago in Italy to compete at the FIRS World Inline Hockey Championships The championship starts on June 12 with a practice day on June 11. Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 UT 2016 NATIONALS NEWS New Zealand National Championships are over for another season. A thrilling nine days of inline hockey held at the Hamilton Devils venue in East Hamilton. We thank the local club and their members for putting in many hours preparing for our arrival and the teams were not disappointed. Wed, 12 Oct 2016 00:00:00 UT FIRS GAME SCHEDULING FIRS have released the Senior Women World Championships game schedule. FIRS Masters 45+ website has been released where game schedules will be uploaded as available. Thu, 19 May 2016 00:00:00 UT Inline Hockey New Zealand - New Branding Inline Hockey New Zealand (IHNZ) would like to announce their new branding. IHNZ would like to acknowledge the many hours committed to re-branding the sport from Cluster Creative, a Wellington based company who have redesigned the association "brand". Tue, 03 May 2016 00:00:00 UT Special Announcement - May 3 2016 NZIHA has an appointments model for the Board and our Independent Appointer is Paul Cameron, an experienced sports governance professional. Paul is responsible for appointing the Appointments Committee. Tue, 03 May 2016 00:00:00 UT Team New Zealand Win IIHF Qualificiation New Zealand Inline Hockey are delighted to announce that Team New Zealand have won the IIHF Inline Hockey Asia-Oceania Qualification Championship held in New Plymouth April 21 - 23. We congratulate all teams, Team Japan, Team Chinese Taipei and Team India and thank them for attending. Tue, 26 Apr 2016 00:00:00 UT IIHF QUALIFICATION SCHEDULE The games get underway Thursday with all teams now arrived and training sessions underway. Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:00:00 UT NZL Senior Men Announcement The New Zealand Inline Hockey announce their Senior Men's team to compete at the 2016 Qualifer in New Plymouth in April. The following players and officials have been appointed. Tue, 29 Mar 2016 00:00:00 UT 2016 Annual General Meeting The New Zealand Inline Hockey hereby notify member clubs that the Annual General Meeting will take place in Auckland on April 30. Registration is from 9.30am. Venue will be advised shortly. Documentation calling for Remits and applications to the board are available for down load with this notice. Sat, 09 Apr 2016 00:00:00 UT Inline Hockey NZ Secondary School Champs Nelson Whalers will host the NZ Secondary School Inline Hockey Championships in May at their rink in Nelson. Thu, 24 Mar 2016 00:00:00 UT Mt Wellington Invitational Mt Wellington Panthers have a massive task ahead this coming weekend (over Easter) catering to a record number of teams entering their annual inline hockey tournament. Thu, 24 Mar 2016 00:00:00 UT FIRS Bulletins Mt Wellington Panthers have a massive task ahead this coming weekend (over Easter) catering to a record number of teams entering their annual inline hockey tournament. Fri, 26 Feb 2016 00:00:00 UT IIHF Inline Hockey Qualifier to be held in NZ New Plymouth Roller Sports will provide the venue for the IIHF Inline Hockey Qualifier in April with four senior men's team contesting a place to attend the IIHF World Championships in Slovakia in 2017. Thu, 25 Feb 2016 00:00:00 UT 2016 Sanctioned Events Sanctioned NZ inline hockey events for 2016. Thu, 14 Apr 2016 00:00:00 UT Veterans World Champs 2016 Information for the Veterans World Champs, Italy 2016. Fri, 26 Feb 2016 00:00:00 UT National Teams 2016 NZ teams are to compete at various events in the first six months of the 2016 season. Teams will be travelling to Italy and Hawaii. Senior Men final team will be named later in March 2016. Sat, 27 Feb 2016 00:00:00 UT HockeyLine Released 2015 November HockeyLine Edition released. Sun, 22 Nov 2015 00:00:00 UT International Events 2016 Documentation and administrative documents and links will be listed here as they come to hand. Currently Trials for NZ teams will take place early in December. Event information has been received for AAU and FIRS events. Fri, 11 Dec 2015 00:00:00 UT Broomstick Test Gary Young has written an interesting document including some statistics and observations on "left" or "right" stick handling. check it out. Feel free to comment under the facebook post. Thu, 22 Oct 2015 00:00:00 UT Talk Inline - Open Forum Club members and players are invited to an open forum discussion at Inter Regionals to discuss competition format. The following documents have been circulated to clubs and regions and are here for your information. Wed, 21 Oct 2015 00:00:00 UT 2016 Grades for NZ Teams Download the AAU grade information for trials in December. Thu, 15 Oct 2015 00:00:00 UT Volunteer Appreciation A huge thank you to the National Championships volunteers and the Hamilton Club members for your assistance and time given to ensure the 20th Aniversary Championships provided an event enjoyed by all. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 00:00:00 UT 2015 Inter Regional Game Schedule Inter Regional Championships are being held in New Plymouth over Labour Weekend. Please find the following documents related to this event. Wed, 28 Oct 2015 00:00:00 UT National 20th Year Closes with many highlights The 2015 National Championships have come to an end but many highlights were experienced during the event this year. The first section saw the Under 12, Under 14, Under 19, Senior and Junior Women compete in a series of games leading to finals. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 00:00:00 UT Nationals are Underway The 20th year of New Zealand Inline Hockey will be celebrated on September in the middle of NZ National Championships getting underway today with games for the Under 12, Under 14, Under 19 and Junior Women playing today. The senior grade starts Saturday evening. Sat, 26 Sep 2015 00:00:00 UT Back in the Day - the beginnings A sample of some of the photos we have had sent through. Back in the days before digital technology! Sun, 20 Sep 2015 00:00:00 UT New Zealand All Star Teams Announced The New Zealand Inline Hockey Association are delighted to announce the players and coaches appointed to participate in the 20th Anniversary Exhibition All Star game on September 30th. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 UT 2016 Coach and Selector Applications Coach and Selector applications are now open to those interested in being involved with teams in 2016. The application form also includes an approximate guide to possible events available to NZ teams in 2016. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:00:00 UT 2015 Volunteer of the Year New Zealand Inline Hockey is introducing an annual Volunteer of the Year Award. This year the presentation will be made as part of the 20th celebrations to be held at NZ National Championships. Fri, 11 Sep 2015 00:00:00 UT 2015 Super League Teams Released Teams to compete at the second super league series have been selected and now released.This year there will be four men's teams and three women's teams. More details will be sent direct to players shortly. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 UT