New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation

The New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation (NZIHF) is the governing body for ice hockey in New Zealand. It coordinates all ice hockey activities and competition in New Zealand.
To grow and develop the sport of Ice Hockey in New Zealand​, supporting regional clubs and associations to administer ice hockey in their area.
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Nationwide Players
Ice Rinks
Local Clubs
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Teams & Leagues

Upcoming Events

12 September Monday

2022 NZWIHL Season Start

12/09/2022 18:45 - 12/08/2022 20:45
30 September Friday

National Under 18 Tournament Round 2

30/09/2022 09:00 - 04/10/2022 17:00
Dunedin Ice Stadium
07 October Friday

National Under 15 Tournament Round 2

07/10/2022 10:00 - 11/10/2022 17:00
Dunedin Ice Stadium

Learn To Play
Ice Hockey
Free Trial

Find your local club/region and start playing the greatest on earth sport today!

Kids Learn to Play Classes

Learn to Play Programmes for
School Aged Players

Our Learn to Play programmes cater for children from the ages of 4 – 15. Everyone learns basic hockey skills and game play, with the emphasis on fun and best of all, no prior experience is necessary!

As part of your free trial, we will supply all ice hockey gear required for your child. Simply turn up to the rink and we’ll take care of the rest!

New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation Overview

To Grow and Develop The Sport of Ice Hockey in New Zealand

Learn to Play

Growing the game through youth development and learn to play initiatives

National Leagues

Developing our national talent and showcasing the sport of ice

International Teams

Competing on the world stage, representing New Zealand in IIHF Competitions

Regional Support

Providing support and sharing knowledge to create strong regional activity

Learn to Play
No experience necessary.   All gear provided.
Join The Global Game
Find your nearest club and start your ice hockey journey today.