Umpiring is an area of hockey that without umpires we do not have a game. During the course of the season umpires will be able to attend a pre-season umpire briefing, umpire specific forums. 

Over the summer season this website page will grow with

  • Information about courses and forums

  • Umpire Resources

  • Mentoring program

And much more, if you come across this page and would like to see something on the page please don’t hesitate to email your ideas through to or Umpire Development: Emma Currie at

Junior Umpiring Forums

These have now been completed for the season.  There will be ongoing mentoring of the junior umpires until after the secondary and rep season finishes.

Senior Umpire Forums

These have now been completed for the season.

There will be an umpires review at the completion of the season.

Umpiring Resources

2017 Rule Book app

NZ Hockey Umpiring Guide

YouTube: Rules Guru - Working with Juniors