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Vantage Windows and Doors, proud naming rights sponsor of the Vantage Black Sticks and Principle Partner of Hockey New Zealand. Vantage locally made windows and doors are found in more New Zealand homes than any other brand, and they are always refining and innovating solutions to meet changing needs. Drawing on over 45 years’ experience, Vantage offers a wide range of solutions for all homes. Vantage is a brand of APL, Architectural Profiles Limited, the largest window solutions organisation in New Zealand.

Computer Concepts Limited (CCL)has forged an enviable reputation for providing innovative, engineering-powered ICT solutions. Founded in 1990 CCL delivers services to a variety of clients, from some of New Zealand’s largest and most complex organizations, to smaller innovative local businesses. CCL is flexible, fast and experienced. We pride ourselves on building quality services, designed and deployed by some of New Zealand’s most passionate and experienced engineers. CCL are a proud major sponsor of the Vantage Black Sticks Men and Women

Ford NZ has a strong heritage in New Zealand and is proud to be the Driving Force behind New Zealand Sport by supporting our national teams the All Blacks, BLACKCAPS and Black Sticks along with the Ford Trophy and Ford National Hockey Championship.

The New Zealand Sport Collective is a collaboration between 50+ National Sport Organisations and rights-holders to increase the reach and engagement of their sports. Together, the goal is to inspire more Kiwis to get involved in sport. In partnership with Sky, New Zealanders have free access to watch these sports and thousands of events on the Sky Sport Next YouTube channel.

Sky is the home of sport in New Zealand and we are passionate about sport at all levels. Sky Sport Next in partnership with the New Zealand Sport Collective, is a collaboration of more than 50 New Zealand sports organisations and rights-holders, led by Olympian and former America’s Cup sailor Rob Waddell. Hockey New Zealand tournaments, events and content will be streamed, or highlights packages available free, on the Sky Sport Next YouTube channel and some content will be broadcast on Sky Sport, our sport streaming service Sky Sport Now, and our free-to-air channel Prime.

Lotto has been innovating in sports footwear and apparel since 1973 when established by the Caberlotto family in Montebelluna, the world centre of footwear manufacturing. A partner of New Zealand Hockey since 2008, Lotto has grown rapidly worldwide via design input from professional sportspeople and a focus on dynamism, innovation and quality.

Award-winning innovator in house building, Sentinel Homes has been a proud partner of Hockey New Zealand for the last four years, sponsoring the annual FIH Pro League. With 14 franchises around NZ, Sentinel Homes always get the basics right: excellent, customisable designs, end-to-end project management, up-front pricing, and really clear communication.

Chesters Plumbing and Bathroom Centre was established in 1973. We remain a privately owned New Zealand company with more than 40 years experience. Our growth has been the result of excellent products backed by service and commitment to our large customer base of plumbers, gasfitters, builders, homemakers and renovators. At Chesters Plumbing we have supported Hockey New Zealand in a variety of ways for many years – from the FIH Hockey Pro League, to supporting the Vantage Black Sticks players as well as initiatives such as Grow the Game – where Colin and Grant Chester recycle hockey equipment and donate it to struggling communities to support grassroots hockey. Chesters are pleased to be a partner of Hockey New Zealand.

We pride ourselves on quality childcare with a strong emphasis on safety and nature within a whānau environment. We recognise the importance of providing care and education for children in their early years that encourages them to develop foundation life skills through "Learn, Laugh, Play". Educare Early Learning centres are located in Whangarei, Auckland Region, Waikato, Wellington and Christchurch.

Kookaburra, named after the company founder AG Thompson’s pet Kookaburra ‘Jacky’, a member of the Australian Kingfisher family, is an Australian sports equipment company, specialising in cricket and field hockey equipment (including balls). The company notably manufactures the most widely used brand of ball used in Test Cricket, limited over cricket, and international hockey tournaments. Kookaburra Sport was established in 1890, is a 100% Australian family owned and operated global business, trading under the brand name Kookaburra in both cricket and hockey internationally, with offices in Australia (Head Office), India, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Kookaburra predominantly sells its products via existing retailers, as well as cricket and hockey balls to Leagues and Associations in over 50 countries worldwide.

Get organised for life with dream storage designs for the bedroom, kitchen, garage, laundry, spare room and beyond with a bespoke storage solutions from Wardrobe World. Wardrobe World is an official supplier to Hockey New Zealand and the FIH Hockey Pro League.

BDO are active in the sports, leisure and tourism sector, offering a range of specialist business advisory services including compliance, risk management, tax and strategy. With a network of firms across New Zealand we’ve dedicated people on the ground to help you compete and succeed, no matter where your business, club or organisation is.

Our mission at Polytan has been to provide the perfect surface for athletic achievements, and we have been doing so for almost 50 years. What in 1969 started as a pioneering task in the area of synthetic running tracks has to the present day remained a passion that constantly pushes us forward to new levels of performance. Polytan is now one of the world’s leading manufacturers of synthetic sports surfaces: from running tracks to all-weather and soft-impact surfaces, to highly developed synthetic turf systems, we offer the full product range from a single source including installation, maintenance and service – Made in Germany. Polytan is proudly the official turf partner of Hockey New Zealand and the Vantage Black Sticks.

House of Travel Christchurch City/HOT Events is New Zealand’s #1 travel agency. Along with being awarded this great honour in 2019, we also have the top groups/events team and NZ’s #1 Travel Consultant. Our passionate team love assisting our athletes and supporters getting to competitions around the world.

Gatorade, the Number One Sports Drink on the Planet! Gatorade is The Original Sports Drink, created in 1965 by Dr Robert Cade and his team to help the University of Florida’s American Football team, the Florida Gators. The result was a scientifically formulated, precisely balanced carbohydrate-electrolyte beverage that adequately replaced the key components lost by the Gator players through sweating and exercise. Gatorade is the preferred sports drink for the Vantage Black Sticks and Hockey New Zealand.


The Vantage Black Sticks Men and Women lead the profile of Hockey in New Zealand and help drive the broader success of our sport. Their presence and accessibility in our regions continue to have a significant and positive impact on our game, creating lifelong memories, especially for young people. Funding and funding organisations play such a vital role in helping to deliver hockey outcomes to communities throughout New Zealand. Through the fantastic support we receive from our family of funders in ‘Delivering World Class Events’ to support and ‘Grow our Hockey Community’ collectively, we’re able to help inspire the next generation and unite our communities through hockey. Class 4 Gaming: NZCT, Lion Foundation, the Southern Trust, Four Winds Foundation, Trillian Trust, Pub Charity, CERT, Infinity Foundation, Youthtown. Foundations: Foundation North, TECT, TSB Community Trust, Taranaki Electricity Trust, Asia New Zealand Foundation.