The Black Sticks Men have retained plenty of experience along with some exciting young prospects in the 2017 National Squad.
The Black Sticks Women have brought in some fresh faces at the beginning of the new Olympic cycle.
The Black Sticks women beat Malaysia 2-1 yesterday, in the fifth and final game of their series, in Stratford.
Hockey Australia has confirmed the new head coaches for the Australian national hockey teams with former Black Sticks coach Colin Batch taking over the Kookaburras and Paul Gaudoin the Hockeyroos.
The third turf in the city - badly needed for the growing number of hockey players in Dunedin - is a step closer to fruition after a $200,000 grant to the project by the Community Trust of Otago.
Southern Hockey has a new mentor.
The Black Sticks men finished second at the International Festival of Hockey in Melbourne over the weekend, after a 3-1 final loss to Australia.
The men have done it and, after a long absence, a Southern female player has cracked the top echelon of New Zealand hockey.
Australia took the honours in the first of three double headers in the inaugural transtasman hockey series at Lloyd Elsmore Park tonight.
Veteran Black Sticks defender Bradley Shaw has announced his retirement from international hockey following a career spanning more than a decade.
New Zealand's most influential women's hockey player of the last decade, Kayla Whitelock is hanging up her stick.
It is complicated, but, technically, Southern can still lay claim to Maddi McLean.
Black Sticks hockey star Gemma Flynn will take the rest of the year off before making a call on her future in the sport.
One of the Black Sticks' finest goalkeepers, Kyle Pontifex, has drawn the curtain on his international career.
Otago teams finished strongly at the national tournament in Whangarei yesterday.
Otago will play off for third place after suffering a 3-1 defeat by Northland in the semifinal at the national tournament in Whangarei yesterday.
The Otago men's side prides itself on its ''ticker'' and had to show plenty of heart to reach the semifinals of the national tournament in Whangarei.
Southern Hockey co-chairman Andrew Booth has offered a concrete assurance Southern teams will contest the National Hockey League next season.
Otago is on the board at the national tournament in Whangarei.
Otago teams suffered sizeable losses in their opening games at the national tournament in Whangarei during the weekend.