Equpiment

Full gear is required for all ice time run by WIHA. To support new players joining this great sport, we have a large selection of gear available to borrow for players of all ages and sizes - please get in touch and we'll see if we can sort you out some gear.

Where to buy

Currently there are no equipment shops in Wellington. Two New Zealand retailers Wellington Ice Hockey players frequently buy new gear from are Center Ice and Awesome Sports. For used gear, check New Zealand Ice/ Inline Hockey Gear for sale

Gear list

Equipment used by regular players:

  • Helmet

  • Neck guard

  • Shoulder pads

  • Elbow pads

  • Hockey jersey

  • Hockey gloves

  • Jock/Jill strap

  • Shin guards

  • Hockey socks

  • Mouthguard

  • Ice skates

  • Hockey stick

Goaltending equipment:

  • Goal stick

  • Goal skates

  • Goalie mask or helmet and wire facemask

  • Goalies throat protector and/or padded neck guard

  • Chest and arm protector

  • Blocker

  • Catch glove or trapper

  • Goal jock or jill

  • Goal pants

  • Goal pads

  • Socks

For a more detailed description of gear, this list on wikipedia is a good place to start