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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 […]
November 22, 2018

Fraser Graham appointed Botany Swarm Equipment Manager

The Botany Swarm warmly welcomes Fraser Graham to the 2019 management team. Fraser has been appointed as Botany Swarm Equipment Manager. He has always loved ice hockey, but never knew it existed in New Zealand until a close friend dragged him along to “Learn to Play” […]
October 16, 2018

Sankaran “Sunny” Murugan appointed Botany Swarm Physio/Team Medic

The Botany Swarm warmly welcomes Sankaran “Sunny” Murugan to the 2019 management team. Sunny has been re-appointed as Botany Swarm Physio/Team Medic – a position which he held during the 2018 season. He is a trained physiotherapist who runs a small Ponsonby-based physiotherapy practice called Physio360 […]
October 10, 2018

Botany Swarm Head Coach Update

Ian Wannamaker has announced that he has chosen to step down as Botany Swarm Head Coach and will not be available for the upcoming 2019 season. Ian says:  “It is with a degree of sadness that I am announcing I will be stepping down from the […]
August 24, 2018

Wrap Up of the 2018 NZIHL Season

Report by Andrew Hay, Botany Swarm Captain The 2018 season was most certainly a year of ups and downs for Botany Swarm. Planning for this season commenced back in Spring 2017, at which time a Board of Directors was formed – they meet regularly to oversee […]