Hockey - Information and Registration

Hockey Registrations are now open!


Register for Kiwisticks here (yr 5/6 only)

Register for Ministicks here (yr 3/4 only)


Funsticks Registrations can be made HERE and payment of $50 will need to be made to the school.


Registrations close on Wednesday the 20th of March 



Fun Sticks – Yr 1 & 2’s 
This is an introduction to hockey, the aim being to develop hockey skills in a fun way, with a high level of participation and lots of small games.


Mini Sticks – Yr 3 & 4’s

The game will be 4-a-side mixed gender on 1/8 turf. 


Kiwi Sticks – Yr 5 & 6’s 
This is a six-a-side mixed-gender game. Games will be played on either a 1/2 or 1/4 turf format.


Umpires - All Mini & Kiwi sticks teams will need to provide an umpire for each game. 



Fun Sticks - played at Pillans Point School, Monday afternoon. 

Mini Sticks – played at Tauranga Hockey Centre (THC) Blake Park, Mount Maunganui on Saturdays

Kiwi Sticks – The majority of games are played at Tauranga Hockey Centre (THC) Blake Park, but some are also played at schools around the area i.e. Bethlehem College, Tauranga Boys College. All games are played on Saturdays.


Season Dates:

Fun Sticks - Funsticks goes over both Term 2 & 3.

Funsticks commences Monday 13th May - 31st August

There are 12 sessions. No sessions on Public holidays or during school holidays.


Mini & Kiwi Sticks – Played on Saturdays starting on Saturday 4th May - 26th August (inclusive).

There will be NO GAMES for the middle and last weekend of the school holidays, King's birthday and Matariki.


Game Times:


Fun Sticks – Mondays after school at Pillans Point School 3.15pm - 4.15pm. 

NB: All players will need to be accompanied/supervised by a parent or caregiver.

Mini & Kiwi Sticks – Games are played on Saturday mornings from 8:15; going into the early afternoon. There will be a 10-15 minute exit/entry period between games. 
(2 x 20 min halves per game, 5-minute half-time). The draw will be posted on the THA website; it will be the responsibility of the manager of the team to distribute game times and locations.

Practises will take place at school either at lunchtime or before/after school, days and times to be confirmed by the Coach or Team Manager.



Fun Sticks (Yr 1 & 2’s) – $50 per player, per term block. Registration fees will be taken by Tauranga Hockey Centre 

Mini Sticks (Yr 3 & 4’s) – $75 per player for the season
Kiwi Sticks (Yr 5 & 6’s) – $80 per player for the season 

*please note the cost has been raised this year. This is due to THC raising their fees.



Fun Sticks – No sports uniform required, they just wear their school uniform. However, all players must wear shin pads, a mouth guard and covered shoes. Sticks will be provided, but if your child has their own stick please bring this along.

Mini Sticks & Kiwi Sticks - will be loaned the school sports uniform for their games. They will also be expected to have their own pair of navy knee-high sports socks as part of the uniform. Children will need their own stick; and all players must wear shin pads, a mouth guard and covered shoes.


In the past, Bay Orthodontics have kindly donated a mouthguard for each primary school player. We are awaiting confirmation if this will continue in 2024. 


Go Hockey Discounts Available on Gear HERE



Coaches hold the team practises and are present to coach during games. 

Managers are responsible for team logistics & organisation e.g. correspondence of practice and game times to all members of the team; key point of contact for PPS Sports & Events Co-ordinator.

These roles can be shared across parents if required. You do not need to have previous experience coaching. Without parents volunteering for these roles; WE ARE UNABLE TO SUBMIT TEAMS. 


PPS Statement of Intent: Children in Sport

All parents should be aware of the PPS Sport Statement of Intent. Click here to view PPS Sport Statement of Intent.


Extra-curricular Sports Code of Conduct

All players and parents are required to agree to follow the PPS Extra-curricular Sports Code of Conduct. Click here to view Pillans Point Extra-curricular Sports Code of Conduct