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Contact AKH & Staff List

The offices of Auckland Hockey are located at:
Lloyd Elsmore Hockey Stadium
Lady Marie Drive

PO Box 51128 Pakuranga

Phone: 09 576 0683


Contact Policy

Auckland Hockey coordinates Hockey for around 100 primary and secondary schools in the Greater Auckland area and 12 clubs and works directly with the sports departments of these schools via College Sport, Teachers in charge of Hockey at schools and Presidents, Secretaries and Junior Coordinators of clubs.

Therefore, if you are a coach, manager, parent, or student athlete we ask that in the first instance, you direct any queries to your school’s sports department or Club contact. With around 150 contact points, and over 10,000 players you will appreciate it is not feasible for our limited staff to handle queries from coaches, managers, parents, and students. Thank you in advance for adhering to our contact policy.


Meet the AK Hockey Staff

Chief Executive- Manoj Daji

Contact Manoj with queries, issues and feedback around: 2022 Strategy, Rep Hockey and the Regional Performance Centre, Sponsorship, Finances, Auckland Hockey Staff, Volunteers, Board matters, Capital Projects, Clubs, or anything that you cannot find in the staff portfolios below and Manoj will refer you to the right person



General Manager  – James Sutherland

Contact James with queries, issues and feedback around: Competitions management, Office admin and management, events, health and safety, fundraising, turf and facilities management, Communications and Social Media.



Coach and Player Development  – Rochi Gonzalez

Contact Rochi with queries, issues and feedback around: Coaching Portal, Coaching Coaches in Clubs and Schools, Tournament Hosting, HNZ growth and development work in the Auckland region and Management of the Under 15 and Under 13 Rep Programmes.



Community Competitions Manager – Merissa McLocklan

Contact Merissa with any Junior, Youth, Senior and College Sport Competition, Turf Booking or Masters Rep team queries.




Auckland Hockey uses an external accountant. For all accounts queries please email the address below or contact James via

AKH proudly acknowledge the support of our Partners