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National Hockey Stadium, Wellington

The National Hockey Stadium in Berhampore, Wellington, opened with two artificial-turf pitches in 1985. Demand for its facilities increased until play often continued under floodlights until 10 p.m. or later. In 2012 the trust administering the stadium called for a third pitch and an upgrade of stadium and other facilities to meet growing demand.

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Geoff Watson, 'Hockey - Recent developments in hockey', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/38928/national-hockey-stadium-wellington (accessed 17 July 2019)

Story by Geoff Watson, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 27 Jan 2015