The Black Sticks women have welcomed back two hockey legends for their 2020 season, with Kayla Whitelock and Gemma McCaw coming out of retirement.
The New Zealand men's hockey team has qualified for the Tokyo Olympics after beating South Korea 3-0 in Taranaki.
New Zealand hockey received a major funding boost yesterday, with former Black Stick Jon Tanner and his wife Sue giving $1million to hockey to help ''coach the coaches''.
Manawatu's Claudia Roberts (right) battles with Southland's Alex Hopcroft during their pool D match at the under-15 premier tournament in Dunedin yesterday.
Otago pathways manager Hymie Gill is thrilled with plans to revert to an association-based national tournament stucture next year.
The final whistle has sounded for the Southern Hockey Association but the community will continue to work together, chairwoman Wendy Ryan says.
Changes to the way the national competitions are structured have been welcomed by the Otago Hockey Association.
It might not have been the result they were looking for but Southern players Blair Tarrant and Kane Russell will look back at the just completed transtasman series with some fondness.
King's High School is into the final of the Rankin Cup, the top tournament in secondary schools hockey.
The Black Sticks Women won the first match of their three-test Oceania Cup series against Australia 3-1 in Rockhampton last night.