We're pleased to announce the appointment of Christian Bertschinger as head coach for the NZ Men's Under 19 team and Sven Sundin as head coach for the NZ Women's team. Christian and Sven both bring a wealth of floorball knowledge from their personal experiences of representing NZ and coaching previous national and Wellington floorball teams.

The Men's U19 World Floorball Championship Qualification Tournament for Asia Oceania will be held in Fujiyoshida, Japan on 18-20th September 2016. NZ will compete against Australia, Iran and Japan, with the top two teams then qualifying for the 9th Men's U19 World Floorball Championship to be held in Växjö, Sweden in May 2017.

The details of the Women's World Floorball Championship Qualification Tournament for Asia Oceania have yet to be finalised, but will take place in early 2017. The qualifying teams will then compete in the 11th Women's World Floorball Championship being held in Slovakia in December 2017.