Fun Sticks

FUN Sticks

2021 FUN Sticks will see a new focus on individuals foundational movement and motor skill development, helping build a young persons physical literacy preparing them for a life of sport. The programme will be based on the Hockey NZ module, with adjustments made to increase the individual development focus. 


FUN Sticks is an 8 week hockey programme run during term 2, designed for children aged 5-6 years (school Year 1&2)

- An introduction to hockey with an emphasis on having fun

- An opportunity to develop fundamental skills - running, dodging, striking

- A positive and quality coaching environment

- Full involvement for all participants

- Regular changes of activities to maintain enthusiasm and interest

- A safe environment for all activities

- A FUN Sticks t-shirt

- Equipment required to play hockey (Hockey Stick & Ball provided by WHA to use for the session)

- We encourage parents to join in with kids if they want!


Karori (Kelburn Normal School) = Tuesdays 4pm - 5pm

Elsdon (Elsdon Turf) = Wednesdays 4pm - 5pm

National Hockey Stadium (NHS), Wellington = Saturdays 10am - 11am

Fraser Park, Lower Hutt = Saturdays 8am - 9am

Registration information:

The cost for the 8 week programme is $60.

Festival information:

On Saturday 3rd July there will be a festival day for all children held in the morning at the National Hockey Stadium. Children will be able to play games against players from different HUBs as a way to finish the programme. Details will be communicated closer to the time.


Please complete the online form -

Any questions, email Wellington Hockey Community & Development Officer, Bjorn Dix -