Umpire Resources

Umpire Resources

Hockey NZ New Rules in Play (updated 2022)

To help you stay up to date with the changes, we have pulled together all the key information including video clips, links to the FIH Rules App, a recording of the Hockey NZ New Rules Webinar and information on how to order an up-to-date paper based rules book.


Rules of Hockey:

FIH Rule Book and App - CLICK HERE

Rules of Hockey App

Canterbury Hockey Umpire Handbook

MatchRef Set Up Guide.pdf

6 a-side Umpire Guidelines

  • Mini Sticks (Year 3-4) umpire guidelines - CLICK HERE
  • Kiwi Sticks (Year 5-6) umpire guidelines - CLICK HERE

Forms and Documents:

YouTube links:  

Umpire update PDF:

For more information about Canterbury Hockey's umpire resource or development opportunities please contact: Ethan Booth -

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