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Mighty Pucks August - September 2019

Published 26 Aug 2019 by Viv Barakat in Learn to Skate

Mighty Pucks

Come along and learn to skate, even if you have never skated before.

When: Wednesday 28nd August to Wednesday 25th September.

Time: 3.45pm - 5pm.

Global Stars - Waihi Leader 2 May 2019

Published 6 Jul 2019 by Admin in Awards and Recognition and Tournaments

Waihi Miners Global Stars

From: Waihi Leader, 2 May 2019

A total of seven players from one Waihi club will represent New Zealand in international hockey competitions this year.

The junior hockey players from Waihi Miners Inline Hockey club will be competing at the AAU Inline Hockey Junior Olympics 2019 in Hawaii and Inline Hockey World Championship (part of World Roller Games) in Barcelona in June and July.

The players at the AAU Inline Hockey Junior Olympics are Braydon Burr, Zac Williams (under 12) and Honza Andrews and Bree Heays (under 14).

Jamie Mudford, Luke Barakat and Joeb Ibbotson will compete at the Inline Hockey World Championship in Spain.

The players were selected for these events from Kiwi trials late last year and early 2019. They have attended training camps in New Plymouth, Hamilton and Wellington to prepare.

Club treasurer Jana Andrews says the club is special in that it is always well represented at major overseas hockey events.

“The Waihi club has had many successful players over the years who competed at a high level nationally and internationally. Some of the players are going for the first time, others are seasoned New Zealand representatives.”

The players have a big local fundraising push towards their trip as they must raise at least $4500 each. Fundraising events have included garage sales and selling produce in markets.

Group fundraising events have included public skating, holiday skating and zorb soccer sessions.

The club’s rink is at the Waihi Events Centre on Haszard St.

There are public skate nights on Saturday nights throughout the school term.

Miners Senior 3 on 3 Social Tournament

Published 1 Jul 2019 by Admin

3 on 3 Tournament

When: 31 August - 1st September 2019

Where: Waihi Events Centre


Mighty Pucks May - June 2019

Published 20 May 2019 by Viv Barakat in Learn to Skate

Mighty Pucks

Come along and learn to skate, even if you have never skated before.

When: Wednesday 22nd May to Wednesday 26th June

Time: 3.45pm - 5pm

2019 Vision Hockey Club Development Camp

Published 7 Apr 2019 by Viv Barakat in Coaching

When: 13th and 14th April, 2019

Vision Hockey will join the Waihi Miners Inline Hockey Club for two days of Club Team Development.

Vision Coach and Mentor Arden Phillips will lead Player Development while Goalie Coach Ree Hunt will join Junior and Intermediate Goalies.