Down the bottom to begin with but that will change soon enough. For years Just Hockey has been the key supplier for both Papua New Guinea and Fiji Hockey including support of lesser financial bodies including Vanuatu and Samoa We are starting a new Havannah Habour North Efate League! 60 kids running around with a hockey stick in their hand and a beautiful beach as a back drop. more Namu and Aromalo competed in their first game for Casuarina on the weekend, drawing with competition leaders 3-3.
Dean wanted to tell a local story and give his children a chance to live in the village, and developed the storyline in collaboration with the Yakel people.
Mele Mart competing their first tournament for hockey have won the girls and boys under 13 championship.
This coming March, Port Vila will be the host of the Youth Olympic Oceania Hockey5s Qualifier – with over 80 athletes and Officials traveling to Vanuatu to compete for a place in the most prestigious international youth All six active Federations in the Oceania Hockey Federation have confirmed their participation in the upcoming Youth Olympics Qualifier to be held here in Port Vila, Vanuatu in March 2014.
Teams from New Zealand, Fiji, Samoa PNG and Vanuatu have confirmed they will be sending mens and womens and Australia thier mens U.18 teams to compete in the Wednesday morning saw the grand opening of Wan Smolbag’s new sports field.
The build up to this day has been phenomenal, with a great amount of regional and international media interested in the exciting project.
Pidgin Radio ABC Interview: Check out this ABC radio interview with Development volunteer Jenny Bowtell working & loving life with the Vanuatu Hockey Federation: For the first time in Vanuatu history, Port Vila is to be the host of an Official Olympic event.
Medical Santo is based in the town of Luganville on the island of Espiritu Santo, the second largest town in Vanuatu.
It is an hour flight north of the capital Port Vila.
They had some stiff competition throughout the day in particular from Wan Smol Bag, MCI sharks and Kamsiwi in the boys and the girls biggest rivals were Wan Smol Bagmore The VHF has been recognised Internationally for their overwhelming development and growth over the past 5 years, as the winner of the FIH Etienne Glichitch Award.
However the award comes with tragic irony as just days after the international award was announced, the VHF was forced to cancel the National Men’s team participation in the upcoming Oceania Cup due to The Vanuatu National Women’s Hockey Team has been announced after over 4 months of training and preparation.
The final team has been narrowed down to 14 athletes, who will travel to Suva, Fiji this December to compete in the Oceania Pacific Cup/ World League round 1It hasn't taken too long for Vanuatu to make its mark on the hockey world.