2019 Winter Games Trans-Tasman Challenge Announcement

NZIHL admin July 19, 2019  992

The New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation (NZIHF) in association with Winter Games NZ have announced the return of the Trans-Tasman Challenge; a three-test series of international ice hockey between New Zealand Ice Blacks and Australias Mighty Roos presented by Queenstown Resort College.

The 2019 Trans-Tasman Challenge Ice Hockey Series brings together New Zealand and Australia, two rival sporting nations, as part of the 10th Winter Games NZ. The three-game test series promises action-packed, edge of your seat excitement with all the passion you’d expect when there’s Trans-Tasman pride on the line. New Zealand and Australia last met at the 2018 Winter Games NZ. Each country has won the three-game series twice, New Zealand’s Ice Blacks in 2009 and 2018 and Australia’s Mighty Roos in 2011 and 2017. The Mighty Roos will be out for redemption while the Ice Blacks will want to maintain their superiority on home ice.

Get the crew together
Gather your ice hockey friends and whanau together and support your team. Single and group tickets are available and you can help fund your ticket by referring your friends.

And don’t forget to size up the merch when you check out so you can be THAT fan. From Friday, 19 July Ice Blacks and Mighty Roos merchandise can be purchased either at the same time as your ticket or, if you change your mind after check out, you can return to order using your ticket reference number. All purchases must be picked up from the venue during any of the three games.

General Public tickets on sale from Friday, 19 July at 12noon from www.theticketfairy.com

Online ticket sales end at 6pm on game day. Door sales from 6pm on game day. A waiting list will be created for any sold out games should any ticket buyers wish to resell their tickets via www.TicketFairy.com.

Game dates & times

Game 1: Thursday September 5, puck drop 7.00pm, warm-up 6.20pm, doors open 6pm
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Game 2: Friday September 6, puck drop 7.00pm, warm-up 6.20pm, doors open 6pm

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Game 3: Saturday September 7, puck drop 7.00pm, warm-up 6.20pm, doors open 6pm

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Any questions? Email – icehockey@wintergamesnz.kiwi

Follow #transtasmanicehockey on Instagram for team announcements, player profiles and all you need to know about the 2019 Trans-Tasman Challenge.