Season Dates

All Club Divisions:

Saturday 1 April - Saturday 19 August 2023


Saturday 15 April - Saturday 12 August 2023

Key Information

Captains Meeting: Wednesday 29 March 2023 @ 7pm (venue to be confirmed)

Club Committee Meeting: Tuesday 14 March @ 7pm in THA Pavilion

Player Registrations: Individual online player registrations are due Saturday 1 April 2023. Please click on the orange button "Player Registration" on the right of this page which directs you to PlayHQ (Hockey NZ Membership and Competition Management system). Players must sign up first, before registering with their club. Teams will be audited before the season starts and during the first weeks of the competition to ensure all players are registered.

Senior Club Competition Handbook 2022 Click here 2023 still being updated

2023 Nominated Players for club ranked lowest team (up to 4 nominated players) click here  ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Health and Safety - Concussion Awareness Policy: Click here. All coaches and managers need to be familiar with all of the THA Health & Safety Policies including the Concussion Awareness Policy. These documents are available to view or downloadon our website Click here

Submit injury form Click here

Tauranga Hockey Fee Schedule 2023Click here

​​​​​​​Penalty shoot-outs will only be played for quarter final, semi final and finals matches. Other matches, including for playoffs for other positions will be based on pool play finishing positions. This is to minimise any delays impacting on later games.

Safety on the Turf: it is strongly recommended that face masks are worn by defenders on Penalty Corners.

Dispensations 2023 - no requests at this stage

FIH Field Hockey Rules (updated 2021) with Explanations available here: Click here


  • Internal transfers in THA from club to club are to be requested through PlayHQ after approval from current club.
  • Association to Association - If the other association is using PlayHQ then the transfer can be requested through PlayHQ after approval from current club.
  • Association to Association Transfer Form - If the other associaiton is not using PlayHQ then the request needs to be emailed to THA. 

Covid-19 Rule Modifications: Hockey NZ provided new rules for the 2020 season, taking into account the Covid-19 risks that need to be mitigated, even at Level One: Click here.

​​​​​​​Pre-season Admin

Team Registrations due: 

Sunday 12 March 2023 (through PlayHQ)

Club Player (Individual) Registration due: 

Saturday 1 April 2023

​​​​​​​Season start dates 2022:

Saturday 1 April 2023

Team Lists/Nominated Players due:

Friday 14 April 2023