WHO: A program developing core football skills for players turning 8-10 years, using best practice, by following the NZFootball Whole of Football Plan for Mini Football run by Waimak FC and held in North Canterbury.

Players turing 9 or 10 also have the option to play for Mainland Junior team, playing in the Christchurch Leagues (including girls only). New players to football should complete a season in Mini Football. Consideration is given to technical/tactical, social/emotional, mental, and physical capabilities as the player.


Early Bird Fee: $125 (paid by 31st March 2022).

Standard Fee: $145 (paid after 1st April 2022).

WHERE: Maria Andrews, Coldstream road, Rangiora.

WHEN: Saturday Mornings- Sessions run from 9.30am-11am. Mid week trainings TBC dependent on team allocated. 

Start Date: Saturday 7th May 2022

Finish Date: Saturday 3rd September 2022

No football on Queens Birthday weekend, Matariki weekend, and the middle weekend of July school holidays.

Prizegiving Date: Saturday 10th September 2022


  • Games following the NZ Football- Whole of Football curriculum.
  • Number of sessions: 15 x 90 minute sessions plus football festivals.
  • Players will need to provide black shorts, black socks, shinpads and boots. Playing Tops will be provided and given to coaches to give out to the team at the start of the season. 
  • Shin pads are COMPULSORY.
  • If it is deemed unsafe due to heavy rain or cold conditions the session may be cancelled. Cancellations will be listed on the club website and Facebook page.

HAVE-A-GO DAY: If you have a child who hasn't played football before, our Have-a-go Day is a great way to give it a go. Lots of fun, skill sessions and mini games.

DATE: Sunday 10th April 2022. 

PLACE: Maria Andrews, Coldstream road, Rangiora.


Mini Football (8-9 years)- 9.30am-10.30am

Fun Football (6-7 years)- 10.45am-11.45am

First Kicks (4-5 years)- `12noon-1pm

REGISTRATION FOR THE WINTER FOOTBALL SEASON: All returning players please check for a email communication with magic link to register. All new players click on the link below.