The World Cup starts next Friday. In our look at the 20 teams involved, Adrian Seconi examines four of the five teams in Pool B.
Kelly Southwood plans on packing plenty of power into her forehand this weekend ... and definitely a puffer jacket.
A superb defensive effort from Otago has lifted the side into the playoff for fifth and sixth at the national under-19 championships in Taupo.
The New Zealand University team selected to contest the University world under-23 invitational tournament in Japan next week will have a strong Otago influence.
Changes to the way the national competitions are structured have been welcomed by the Otago Hockey Association.
The Palmerston Flyer, the Kawasaki Kid - call Courtney Duncan whatever you like but make sure you call her champ.
The New Zealand Ice Blacks have struck first in the three-game series against Australia in Queenstown.