NZ U18 women

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It is a month of action at Ice Sports Southland this month.
‘ In 2010, at the closing of the Winter Olympics, the president of the International Olympic Committee issued a challenge to top tier nations of their sport to help improve the competitiveness of other nations . . .Hockey Canada has responded to this by allowing Toronto/ Leaside Girls Hockey Association (TLGHA) to adopt New Zealand and other minnow nations with a view towards developing female players. ‘
— Ice Sport Southland publicity officer Megan Scott
From an international ice hockey series to the South Island Figure Skating Championships, the Gore Ice Rink will get plenty of use. The Gore Grizzlies Ice Hockey Club hosts an international under-18 women’s ice hockey series between New Zealand and the Leaside Wildcats from Canada. It is a three-game series sanctioned by Hockey Canada, the Ontario Women’s Hockey Association and the New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation, to take place between August 12 and
14. Ice Sport Southland publicity officer Megan Scott said the international tournament was a wonderful opportunity for New Zealand and was part of a bid to increase awareness and growth of women’s ice hockey worldwide. ‘‘In 2010, at the closing of the Winter Olympics, the president of the International Olympic Committee issued a challenge to top tier nations of