Netball NZ - Weekly Update 29/1/16


Greetings everyone,

It has been hot hot hot in Auckland this week, and I write this on a steamy, still Friday.  I am NOT complaining as I personally I love this heat, and the lingering feeling of summer.
The team at NNZ have been making the most of this time with planning and development work to set up the year ahead, along with concluding the reviews and reporting on 2015.  It has been quite cathartic for me, working with the team to finalise our 2015 Annual Report, along with reviewing achievements in each area of the business, and have the realisation with some fresh perspective, just how much we have achieved.
Having had a good break it has been a reality check to assess the level of change we have all managed within the sport over the last 12 months, and prioritise what lies ahead for the year.  Whilst change is a constant, we need to do this in a sustainable way along with resourcing our current business.
The Silver Fern and Silver Ferns Development squads camps held last week were most positive for athletes, coaches and management. The camps provided the opportunities to monitor individual performance against targets set in the camps held in December,  team building, and set objectives for the year head.  It is going to be an exciting year for us as we watch these athletes perform and grow in their respective environments. 

Kind regards,


Hilary Poole
Chief Executive
Netball New Zealand

Job Opportunities - Various

NNZ is calling for applications for the Acting Silver Ferns Team Manager position. This is an exciting opportunity to manage the Silver Ferns in both a training Camp and Tour environment – click here for a position description and more information.
NNZ is calling for applications for the New Zealand Secondary Schools Team Manager position.  This is an exciting opportunity to manage the up-and-coming athletes of Netball’s future – click here for a position description and more information.

Netball NZ Affiliation Letters

Please direct all inquiries regarding Centre and Zone affiliation letters required to assist with funding applications, to Alysha Jensen. Alysha will provide you with a letter from the Chief Executive acknowledging that your organisation is a member of Netball NZ.

Reminder: NNZ Heritage Project - can you help?

The NNZ Heritage Project team needs your help! Tasked with researching the history of the Silver Ferns, we are putting the call out for anyone who has any old photos, slides, newspaper clippings or memorabilia. If you can help, please contact with details and we’ll be in touch!

Reminder: Sportsground Workshops

Registrations are now open for all Sportsground training workshops nationwide. We encourage all Centres, Clubs and Schools currently with Sportsground, or considering moving to the system, to attend their local session. All workshops are held in the evenings and are FREE to attend - register your attendance.




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