The table below outlines the criteria for hockey players and specifies when they should apply for a TUE if they need one.
|National competition||New Zealand representation|
|Criteria||Athletes who compete in the National Hockey League (men and women).||
Athletes selected in the Black Sticks (men and women) national representative teams.
|When to apply for a TUE||If you need to take medication that contains a prohibited substance or method, you must have a TUE in place one (1) week prior to the event start date and it should remain in place for the duration of the event (while you are still taking the medication).|
If you need to take medication that contains a prohibited substance or method, you should apply for a TUE as soon as you are selected.