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April 8, 2019

New Zealand Ice Blacks leave for Mexico City

Our six Botany Swarm players who have been chosen to represent the 2019 New Zealand Ice Blacks – Andrew Hay, Rick Parry, Robin Vortanov, Jordan Challis, Stephen Mawson and Alex Polosov left for training camp in Vail, Colorado on Monday 8 April and will start their hunt […]
April 5, 2019

Rick Parry Goalie Academy

Rick Parry started the Rick Parry Goalie Academy (RPGA) to channel the experience he had gathered from his career playing and coaching in Canada, Europe, Australia and New Zealand to grow the next generation of New Zealand goalies. This with a specific aim of potentially improving New Zealand’s world rankings. He believes that the […]
April 1, 2019

April Botany Swarm Team Report – Andrew Hay

  The 2019 Botany Swarm squad has been working hard in preparation for the upcoming NZIHL season. Pre-season team fitness sessions began at CrossFit East Tamaki back in early February, and with many of our players having been involved in various summer leagues or as part […]
March 2, 2019

2019 NZIHL Season

The 2019 NZIHL schedule has been finalised and can be found here. This year, we will playing two pre-season games against the West Auckland Admirals in early May. The first game will be hosted by the West Auckland Admirals at Paradice Ice Rink Avondale on Saturday […]
February 24, 2019

Joel Rindelaub appointed Botany Swarm Interim Assistant General Manager

  The Botany Swarm would like to welcome Joel Rindelaub to the 2019 management team. Joel has been appointed as Botany Swarm Interim Assistant General Manager. Originally hailing from Minnesota (USA), he has been involved with the Botany Swarm for the past two seasons as both a […]
February 22, 2019

Travis Crickard appointed Botany Swarm General Manager/CEO

  The Botany Swarm warmly welcomes Travis Crickard back to the 2019 management team. Travis has been appointed as Botany Swarm General Manager/CEO. We are very excited about this appointment as Travis has extensive knowledge of the team from his association through the 2018 New Zealand […]
February 19, 2019

Rick Parry confirms move to Botany Swarm for the 2019 NZIHL season!

***BREAKING NEWS***   Rick Parry confirms move to Botany Swarm for the 2019 NZIHL season! Botany Swarm are thrilled to announce that veteran goaltender Rick Parry will be moving across town for the upcoming 2019 NZIHL season. Parry, 31 is arguably one the greatest goaltenders in […]
February 10, 2019

2019 New Zealand Ice Blacks

                    We are SO proud of the Botany Swarm players who have been chosen to represent the 2019 New Zealand Ice Blacks. Huge congratulations to Jordan Challis, Andrew Hay, Alex Polosov, Stephen Mawson and Robin Vortanov. Logan Fraser has also been […]
January 17, 2019

Josh Smith appointed Botany Swarm Marketing Manager

The Botany Swarm would like to welcome Josh Smith to the 2019 management team. Josh has been appointed as Botany Swarm Marketing Manager. He developed a keen interest in ice skating and ice hockey after being invited along to the rink by friends a number of […]