Media Information

Match Officials
Details will be provided regularly throughout the Heartland Championship via media advisory. If you would like to receive this information please email 

Team Namings
Provincial Unions are required to announce their playing 23 publicly, 24 hours prior to kick off. Teams will generally be available from the unions’ websites and distributed via media and social media channels. Squads are subject to change and the Provincial Union should be contacted in the first instance for the current squad.

Please contact the Unions directly if you want to be added to their distribution lists of have any questions about their teams.

Judicial Hearings
These will generally be held via teleconference within 48 hours of the conclusion of the match. These may occur later than 48 hours if the team in question has a longer turnaround before their next match. Media will be notified as early as possible of the exact details of the hearing. You can find out more about the NZR judicial process here.

Semifinals and Final
These details will be confirmed by media release. You can find out more about the competition structure here.

Competition Regulations
Download New Zealand Rugby’s domestic competition regulations here

Click on the Team names below for all the Heartland Championship Team and Squad Information

Horowhenua Kapiti
King Country
Mid Canterbury
North Otago
South Canterbury
Wairarapa Bush