NEW ZEALAND ICE HOCKEY TEAMS
Where possible New
Zealand teams (Ice Blacks,
Under 20 and
Under 18) participate in IIHF World Championships each
year. The IIHF provides tournament accommodation and a
team subsidy which contributes to the costs of the coach
and management staff travelling
with the team.
NZIHF National Team Selection Policy can be found here.
Coaches and Managers are
appointed for two year terms and New Zealand teams are
selected during the playing season prior to the respective
New Zealand teams typically
assemble 7 to 10 days prior to the tournament and attend a
training camp in the same time zone as the tournament venue.
A New Zealand
Under 16 Men's National Development Team is selected each year to tour Australia in the
September/October School Holidays.
The NZIHF also encourages
New Zealand Regional and Club teams to travel to tournaments
overseas and from time to time hosts overseas teams touring
Please follow the links above for further
detailed information on each of the New Zealand Teams.