MESSAGE FROM NETBALL NEW ZEALAND CHIEF EXECUTIVE
Happy New Year to you all,
I trust you had a relaxing and enjoyable time over the Christmas and New Year period with your family and friends.
I would like to congratulate three Netball stalwarts who were recognised in the New Year Honours, acknowledging their individual Netball contribution and achievements: Waimarama Taumaunu MBE (Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit, ONZM), Jodi Brown and Carole Maddix (Members of the New Zealand Order of Merit, MNZM). It is rewarding to see Netball featuring in the NZ honours system which is a public way of saying thanks and well done to those who have served and those who have achieved in their area of expertise – read the full story.
There is a lot of excitement surrounding 2016 for Netball in New Zealand with the launch of the National Netball League, a new international competition with SANZEA, the launch of pilot programmes for ANZ futureFERNS Years 5 & 6, the second New Zealand Netball Awards, and much more.
Our High Performance team have hit the ground running and are looking forward to the first Silver Ferns and National Development Squad Camp, which gets underway next week.
Also, don’t forget registrations close for the Netball NZ AGM and Council on Wednesday 20 January and we look forward to adding your name to the list of attendees.
Netball New Zealand
DON'T MISS OUT! 2016 AGM and Council
Time is running out to secure your seat at the 2016 NNZ AGM and Council meeting on Saturday 27-Sunday 28 February, 2016. Registrations close at 5pm, Wednesday 20 January – please contact Melissa Phillips to secure your place. We look forward to seeing you there!
MORE: 2016 NNZ AGM and Council information
New online learning platform announced
NNZ is pleased to announce the development of a new online learning platform, in partnership with The Tarn Group via their Bracken platform. The online learning platform will become the hub for all NNZ qualifications including umpiring, coaching and technical official frameworks - read the announcement.
For more information please contact Rhonda Karl
Umpire Theory Exams
Dates for this year’s exams are now available. Please check dates and closing dates carefully - see full details.
Digital Administration - Update
The team at Sportsground have been working through the break to get everything in place and ready for the 2016 season. There’s loads happening right now and there are some exciting developments in the works for the next few months. More information about the Digital Administration system will be sent directly to Zone and Centre contacts in the coming week. In the meantime, please contact Rhonda Karl with any questions.
MORE: NNZ and Sportsground shoot goals in digital space.