Umpiring is a vital part of our sport. Wellington Hockey is looking to grow its umpires pool at all levels. Whether you’re an experienced umpire, new to the area or keen to start, Wellington Hockey can help you get into the game.

Umpire Council:

Click here for the memorandum which calls for Umpire Council nominations.  Nominations close June 24th 2016.  Any queries should be addressed to the Wellington Hockey Association CEO, Trafford Wilson.

Junior Umpiring:

It’s never too early to get started and Wellington Hockey supports clubs and schools involved in the competition with training of your junior umpires.

Current senior umpires present the various courses available and appointed junior umpires receive feedback from various mentors at games throughout the season.

Club/School Umpire Education:

Wellington Hockey is committed to helping upskill club and school appointed umpires. Clubs and Schools can request various different courses to be presented to them. for further information.

Open Grade Appointed Umpires:

Wellington Hockey appoints umpires to various grades in the Open Grade competition. Appointed umpires take part in various development opportunities throughout the season.

For further information about umpire appointments please email

For further information about umpire development please email


Hockey New Zealand Umpire Pathway:

Register To Umpire

Click here to register to umpire in Wellington Hockey Competitions

Click here to register to apply for a Wellington Representative Umpire position

Umpire Development

Introduction to Umpiring Flyer

Please click on the logo to register

Important Documents

FIH Rules of Hockey

2015 Code of Conduct

HNZ Umpiring Guide

2015 Local Competition Handbook

2015 Secondary Competition Handbook

2015 Primary Competition Handbook

Umpire Pathway

Umpire Development Calendar

Umpire Logbook