Formal Evening

Event Details

The evening is scheduled to go from 7pm – 9pm that night at Kolmar Hockey Centre in Sutton Cres, Papatoetoe – upstairs in the main bar area.  No alcohol allowed due to Easter Friday.

Due to capacity the event is for Players and Staff only.

Order of Proceedings

  • Tournament Welcome
  • Teams Introduction to the Inaugural NZHH Tournament
  • A Word from Hockey NZ’s High Performance – Simon Brill
  • Players of the Day Announced
  • Panel of Legends
    • A discussion with some of NZ Pasifika’s, NZ Indians and NZ Maori’s legends of hockey

Master of Ceremonies

Antonio Te Maioha

Antonio Te Maioha is a television and film actor best known for his roles on the Xena, Hercules and Spartacus TV series, the Zoolander 2 movie along with many appearances on local NZ television programming.

Antonio has a passion for art of the spoken and written word and has been recognised for literacy including being named Tau Mai e, Kapiti writers residence in 2011.

Of Ngapuhi and Tainui descent, Antonio has been involved with hockey since he was a boy.and has been involved with NZ Maori Hockey since the 1st ever National Maori Hockey Tournament held in Napier 1992.