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Unit Defence workshop with Yvonne Willering - 24 February

Netball Central are excited to announce the first in a series of specialist coaching workshops taking place in 2018. Former Silver Ferns Coach Yvonne Willering will share her insights on Unit Defence. Workshop will be held at Wellington East Girls' College gym on Saturday 24th February from 3pm to 5pm. Cost: $20. Register at

Seeking Asst Coach & Team Managers for 2018 NWC Rep Teams

Netball Wellington Centre currently seek keen applicants to join our 2018 Representative Teams. Position available as Assistant Coach for our Year 9, U15 2nd team, U17 2nd & U19 team as well as Team Manager for our Year 9, U15 1st team, U17 1st team and U19 team. To apply, please complete the application form & provide a coach/manager cv to by 5pm Friday 23rd February.more

Kids' Comp revamped for 2018 - NEW 6v6 competition!

Kids' Comp is due to return in 2018 with a new look and feel - a concentrated competition for Year 5&6 players will run over 4 weeks held on Wednesdays starting 28th February. Open to boys and girls and a great chance to get a good feel for the newly introduced 6-a-side netball format. Online registrations due to open in late January. Enquiries to

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

Five Weeks of Fitness - group workouts in February & March!

It's not that fun working out alone which is why we're here to help you get motivated to start your netball season with a bang! Our Five Weeks of Fitness will be a series of pre-season group workouts facilitated by mega-motivator Ngarama Milner-Olsen with a fun focus for players, umpires & coaches. From 6pm-7pm indoors at the ASB Sports Centre. Cost: $25 or $5 per week. Register online!more
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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

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

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 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 2018 for NWC Rep Teams, 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

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

Register now for 2018 Term 1 College or Intermediate Comp

Want to start getting ready for the 2018 Netball Season early? We've got two competitions just for you - join our Term 1 College Netball Comp for Year 9-13 or our Term 1 Intermediate Netball Comp for Year 7&8! Why not ask your coach to reunite your team from 2017, or put together a team with all your friends and keep on playing all year long indoors at the ASB Sports Centre? Register onlinemore

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 ->>>>>
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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...

19 - Year 7&8 Pre-Season Dvlpt Prog #2 4.30pm ASBSC
19 - Selecting coach workshop 10am in Taita
20 - Year 9-11 Pre-Season Dvlpt Prog #2 4.30pm ASBSC
20 - Five Weeks of Fitness #2 6pm ASBSC
20 - Defence coach workshop 6.30pm in Paraparaumu
22 - Player Centred Coaching workshp 6pm Hataitai
24 - Yvonne Willering Defence workshp 3-5pm WEGC
24&25 - NNZ AGM in Wellington
26 - Developing Physical Capacity workshop 6.30pm Hataitai
27 - Five Weeks of Fitness #3 6pm ASBSC
27 - Planning coach workshop 6.30pm in Paraparaumu
28 - Game Analysis coach workshop 6.30pm in Carterton

3 - Planning & Circle Work coach workshop in Taita
4 - Mental Skills coach workshop 6.30pm at Hataitai
6 - Five Weeks of Fitness #4 6pm ASBSC
10 - Defence & Attacking Fundamentals workshop Hataitai
11 - Shooting & Centre Pass coach workshop at Hataitai
12 - NNZ Umpire Fitness Testing 6.30-7pm ASBSC
12 - Game Analysis coach workshop 6.30pm at Taita

Online forms now active...
2018 Pre-Season Netball Development Programme Term 1
2018 Five Weeks of Fitness Feb/Mar - group workout
2018 Kids' Netball Comp for Year 5&6 Term 1
2018 NWC Umpire Registration

NWC Online Shop
2018 Coach Workshops - NNZ modules & Yvonne Willering

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


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


2018 Kids Comp for year 5 & 6 - 6v6 Competition Starts 28th Feb


2018 NWC Umpire registration form


NWC Online Shop order form

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