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Summer Hockey

The Canterbury Hockey summer competition is a fun, social competition for all age groups, running for 6 weeks before Christmas and 6 weeks after Christmas (as separate competitions).

2024 Harris Farms Summer Hockey Competitions

2024 Post-Xmas Summer Hockey dates are as follows:
  • Monday February 12th - Monday March 18th
  • Tuesday February 13th - Tuesday March 19th
  • Friday February 16th - Friday March 22nd
Entries close February 5th 

*For the 2024 Post-Xmas competition there will only be junior grades at nunweek Park not Nga Puna Wai 

** For our adult competition there will only be Adult Beginner and Adult Experienced grades (not intermediate). If you are an under 18 team please enter in one of the adult grades for our post-Xmas competition. 



2024 Grade Structures:

  • Junior years 3/4 - Approx 4.00pm - 5.00pm
  • Junior years 5/6 - Approx 4.00pm - 5.30pm
  • Intermediate years 7/8 - Approx 4.30pm - 5.30pm
  • Under 18 Grade - Approx 5.00pm - 6.00pm. This is for all secondary school players from year 9-13 at high school.
  • Adult Beginner (1-2 'Hockey' players in your team) - Approx 6.00pm - 8.30pm. A majority of participants from your team in this grade must be over 18 years old
  • Adult Experienced (3+ 'Hockey' players in your team) - Approx 6.00pm - 8.30pm. A majority of participants from your team in this grade must be over 18 years old
  • The grades will be played across Monday and Tuesday afternoons/evenings and will go ahead subject to entry numbers. You can select your playing day and location when registering.

Note** we offer competitions at both Nunweek park and Nga Puna Wai Pre-Xmas. If your grade at your location does not get enough entries you will get the option of moving venues/grades or receive a full refund


  • 6 weeks of competition games 
  • 6-a-side on half fields (quarter for juniors) 
  • 12 minute halves
  • Teams are encouraged to be mixed gender
  • Players do not have to belong to a club


  • Usual hockey rules set the basis of play 
  • Six players on the field at a time
  • No Hitting – Only Sweeps, slaps and pushes are permitted
  • No lifted balls
  • No Penalty corners in any grades
  • Goal keepers allowed but not essential
  • Play continues if the ball hits the black pipes
  • Long corners are played from approximately half way
  • All goals must cross the goal line and be backboard height or below
  • Cancellations, if needed, will be advised as early as possible and will be notified on the first instance on Facebook and via email if possible.


  • Junior grades - year 3-4 and year 5-6 - $170 per team
  • Intermediate grades - year 7-8 and year 9-13 - $225 per team
  • Adult grades - $290 per team


Canterbury Hockey also runs the Friday night mixed 11-a-side competition. All Mixed 11-a-side matches are played at Nunweek Park


  • Games will be played on Friday evenings at Nunweek Park 
  • Games are 25 minute halves
  • Teams must be mixed gender with at least 4 people from each gender on the field at all times
  • Players do not have to belong to a club but must be secondary school aged or older 
  • Match fees are $115 per match 
  • When registering team, managers will need to pay their first $115 match fee online at the time of entry. The remainder of match fees will be invoiced once the draw is complete.


Entries Close 23rd of October

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