Groups & Panels

Umpire Panels

Hockey New Zealand and the Umpires and Officials advisory group have established umpire panels for those umpires who are progressing through the development pathway.  Upgrades will occur when an umpire attends the suitable theory courses and practical assessments required for movement to a higher panel. Note: These documents will be updated and available by the end of May 2019.

  • Elite Umpire Panel
  • Development Umpire Panel

Technical Official Panels

Hockey New Zealand and the Umpires and Officials advisory group have established technical official panels for those officials who are progressing through the development pathway.  Upgrades will occur when an official gains the necessary experience through running tournaments and events. Note: These documents will be updated and available by the end of May 2019.

  • Technical Official Status
  • Umpire Manager Status

Umpires & Officials Advisory Group

The purpose of the Umpires and Officials Advisory Group (UOAG)  is to help support the continued growth and development of Umpires and Officials in New Zealand by ensuring the community perspective is provided to Hockey New Zealand on issues and opportunities relating to Umpires and Officials. Note: These documents will be updated and available by the end of May 2019.

  • Umpires & Officials Advisory Group Terms of Reference