Canterbury Hockey is one of New Zealand's leading associations and has experienced considerable representative success over a number of years, at all levels.

Canterbury is represented at the following National Tournaments by our Regional teams (including players from Canterbury, Mid Canterbury, South Canterbury, Malvern and West Coast):

  • National Hockey League (Cats & Cavaliers)
  • National Senior Tournament (Barracudas & Beavers)
  • National Under 21 Tournament
  • National Under 18 Tournament.

Canterbury is also represented at the following National Tournaments by our Association teams (including just Canterbury players):

  • Association Under 18 Tournament
  • National Under 15 Tournament
  • Collier Trophy & Hatch Cup

Please click here for Hockey NZ Domestic Tournaments 2017 - Dates & Venues.


In our continuing drive to achieve and maintain excellence our representative coaches and managers are crucial to the performances of our teams.

The coach and manager appointment process for our Senior teams takes place in November/December, with applications for Junior (U15 & Primary) coaches and managers occurring in February/March. 

Click here for current 2017 Coach and Manager appointments.

 If you are interested in becoming a representative coach or manager, please contact Chris Leslie, High Performance Manager -


Trial Dates

For a full calendar of 2017 representative trial dates please click here


Every year Lincoln University, in conjunction with Canterbury Hockey and Hockey Academy South, offers a select group of students the opportunity to gain a world-class academic qualification and develop their sporting ability at the same time. Click here to learn more.

For further information on our representative programme please contact Kate Trolove, Marketing & Representative Manager -