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Unsure about umpiring? Attend an Umpiring 101 Workshop!

For those wishing to build confidence, refresh your memory or ask any fiddly umpire-related questions we're excited to offer three Umpiring 101 Workshops held at the Hataitai Netball Courts on Thurs 22 March, Mon 9th April and Wed 2nd May from 6.30pm-8.30pm. Costs $2 to attend with rule books and whistles also available for purchase. Register promptly online to secure your space!more

2018 NWC Year 9, U15 & U17 Rep Trial nominations now open!

Trials to select our 2018 NWC representative age-grade teams get underway in early April. We now invite all eligible Year 9s along with U15 & U17 players as at 1 Jan 2018 to submit a nomination. Complete the online form via the link located on right hand side of this page. Read on to find out all you need to know about trial, training & tournament dates. All nominations close 30th March.more

Mother Earth futureFERNS #NutsAboutNetball

Netball New Zealand is excited to launch the #NutsAboutNetball campaign to celebrate the partnership with Mother Earth and drive registrations for 2018 Mother Earth futureFERNS. So make sure to share the online messaging and either encourage people to find Basil in your communities or just to post nutty photos with the hashtag #NutsAboutNetball! For more details, clickmore

2018 Coach & Manager Roles Available

Are you a keen coach or manager looking forward to securing a role for 2018? Click here to view a current list of vacant coach &/or manager positions including NWC Rep Teams, Wellington High, Wellington East Girls' College & Victoria University Netball Club (Team Vic). If a school/club seeking help advertising coaching roles on offer please email with further detailsmore
2017 Winter Competition

Keen to play competitive Winter Netball in 2018?

Keen to try a new sport? Perhaps you are new to Wellington? Maybe you played netball at school and want to get back into it? Or are you just looking for a great chance to make new friends, socialise with fun-loving team mates and stay fit in New Zealand’s biggest female participation sport? Click this item to learn more about how to get started playing netball in 2018 & club contact details...more

2018 marks the centenary for Netball Wellington Centre!

Netball Wellington Centre is 100 years old this year! To celebrate our love of netball, a number of special events are planned for the weekend of Friday 22nd June to Sunday 24th June. We warmly welcome past and current members of our netball community near & far to join us as we reflect on our historic journey from 1918 to the present. To be kept up with the play email

Creating Magic in the Mid Court with Sandra Edge - 24 March

Netball Central are excited to present the next in a series of specialist coaching workshops taking place in 2018. Current Te Wānanga o Raukawa Pulse Assistant Coach Sandra Edge will share her expertise on attacking play in the mid. Workshop will be held at Vautier Park in Palmerston North on Sunday 25th March from 1pm to 3pm. Cost: $15. Be quick to register online via the link provided.more

Walking Netball back up and striding in Term 1!

Walking Netball's back in Term 1! Come join this latest craze catering for ladies and gents aged 18+ who are perhaps recovering from injury, just had a baby, a late netball bloomer, hoping to stay active, wish to get a bit fitter or merely just keen for a laugh and to meet new friends. Now held Wednesdays 7.15pm at ASB Sports Centre. Cost: $5. Register via email to

NetballSmart Dynamic Warm-Up Workshop - 28 March

Netball Wellington Centre are pleased to present a FREE NetballSmart Workshop open to all affiliated school and club members - players, coaches, umpires and managers alike. Come and absorb information on how to enhance performance and prevent injuries at all age groups and skill levels. Held at ASB Sports Centre on Wednesday 28th March from 6.30pm to 8.00pm. No cost to attend. Register onlinemore

Want to become an Umpire? Here's how...

Whether you already have an umpire qualification, want to progress along the Netball NZ Umpire Pathway, are a player who fancies furthering your court-side skill and confidence or are looking to turn your prowess of the netball rules into some quick cash on a casual basis get in touch with our Centre so we can welcome you into our Umpire Group! Register online or email for further informationmore

2018 NNZ Coach Course calendar for Central Zone - Jan to May

For coaches interested in gaining further learning and experience by attending Netball New Zealand modules in 2018, Netball Central Zone have carefully compiled a list of offerings to allow you to extend yourself in the pre-season and mid-season. Link to online registration form yet to be posted - register promptly to secure your space. Queries welcome to

Start the year with Pre-Season Netball Development for Year 7-11

Would you like some help in preparing to perform at your full potential during trials in 2018? Join our six-week programme for Year 7-11 held at the ASB Sports Centre starting 12/13th February. Year 7&8 Monday 4.30pm-5.30pm, Year 9-11 Tuesday 4.30pm-6.00pm. Hurry and grab your spot on this popular programme - register online now!more

Are you moving on to College Netball?

The move to college netball can be fun - especially if well-prepared! Netball Wellington Centre is keen to help young netballers finishing up in Year 8 to make a smooth transition into netball at college. Find out what options we offer for new Year 9 players and their parents including skill development, umpiring and coach support.more

6v6 ANZ futureFERNS Netball Rules at a glance

Especially for those within our junior netball satellites ready to dive right into the new-look ANZ futureFERNS 6-a-side version of netball for Year 5s starting in May - please find attached a handy dandy snapshot of the rules for coaches, parents, supporters and players aimed at helping you all stay on top of your game. All the best out there on court!more

Wanted: Missing Netball Bibs!

One of our regular bib stocktakes has brought to our attention there are a number of single NWC bibs that have gone walkabouts. Whether you've mistakenly driven home wearing one or snuck off to wear it as a fashion statement around town we'd love to welcome missing bibs back to the fold - no questions asked. Bibs are like team mates... if one goes missing it really makes playing a tad difficult!more

Newtown Pita Pit continue as cafe operators at Hataitai

We are delighted to share that we have again partnered with Newtown Pita Pit as café operators up at the Hatatiai Netball Courts on Saturdays. Newtown Pita Pit are also proud sponsors of the Hataitai Collegiate Player of the Day. We're excited to see this partnership continue as we both share a common interest in ensuring our young athletes make the most of healthy energy-packed food options!more

Check out the new rules in action

Check out the new rules in action in the YouTube video down the right-hand side of our website ->>>>>
Australia and England game played on 21st January 2016more

Pak'nSave Kilbirnie Sponsor Wellington Centre

Netball Wellington Centre would like to announce Pak'n'Save Kilbirnie as a new major sponsor.more
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Upcoming events in the next fortnight or so...

17 - Shooting & Defence coach workshop in Wairarapa
18 - Selecting coach workshop in Levin
18 - Netball Central Zone AGM in Marton
19 - Dvlping Physical Capacity coach course Hutt Valley
19 - NO Year 7&8 Pre-Season Development
20 - NO Year 9-11 Pre-Season Development
20 - NO Intermediate or College Comp games
21 - Walking Netball #1 7.15pm at ASBSC
22 - WWN Year 7&8 Coach Workshop 5.30pm at KWNS
22 - Umpiring 101 Workshop #1 6.30pm at Hataitai
25 - Magic in the Mid Court with Sandra Edge in PN
26 - Team Culture coach workshop 6.30pm at Hataitai
28 - NetballSmart workshop 6.30pm at ASBSC
28 - Walking Netball #2 7.15pm at ASBSC
29 - WWN Year 5&6 Coach Workshop 5.30pm at KWNS
30 - Year 9/U15/U17 Rep team trial nominations close

Online forms now active...
Umpiring 101 Workshops - 22 March, 9 April, 2 May
2018 Year 9/U15/U17 Rep team trial nominations
Five Weeks of Fitness Feb/Mar - group workout
Pre-Season Netball Development Programme Term 1
2018 NWC Umpire Registration
NWC Online Shop
2018 NNZ Coaching, NetballSmart & informal workshops

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2018 Umpiring 101 Workshops - 22 March, 9 April, 2 May


2018 NWC Year 9/Under 15/Under 17 Representative team trial nomination - close 12pm 30 March


2018 Five Weeks of Fitness in Feb & Mar - pre-season group workout starts 13 Feb


2018 Pre-Season Netball Development Programme Yr 7-11 - starts 12/13 Feb


2018 NWC Umpire registration form


NWC Online Shop order form

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