Q. I'm new to hockey - what equipment do I need?

A. The club will provide you with a team shirt and skirt (for the senior ladies teams).

  • A Hockey Stick
  • Shin pads
  • Mouthguard
  • HPHC club socks

Q. What size stick do I need?

A. For Junior players the hockey stick should reach from the ground to your belly button. Hockey sticks are measured in inches from the ground. For Youth or Senior players a 36" stick is generally used.

Q. Do we play in the rain?

A. Yes, all grades including the juniors play even if it is raining. Hockey is played on an artificial turf so there is no issue with field conditions to contend with.

Q. Where do the teams play and practice?

A. Juniors
Junior teams genearlly practice on either a Monday or Thursday but this varies depending on coach and turf availability.
As a guide:
Year 1-2 practice at the Ben Lomond Indoor Cricket Centre on Thursdays for 1 hour from 4-5pm
Year 3-4 practice at Pakuranga College between for one hour between 4-6pm on either a Monday or Thursday
Year 5-8 practice at Lloyd Elsmore Hockey Stadium or Pakuranga College on Monday or Thursday nights for 1 hour between 5-7pm
Team practice times and venues are confirmed once the teams and coaches have been chosen.
All games are played on Saturday morning before midday at one of the hockey turfs in Auckland.

More information coming soon.

Senior hockey practices are on weeknights, the date and time varies depending on the team and player level. Games are played on either a Saturday or Sunday depending on the grade and are played at one of the Auckland hockey turfs.

Q. How Do we pay fees

A. You can deposit your club fees into the club bank account:
Account: ASB 12-3040-0527329-00