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FREE In-Circle Defence Ideas for secondary school coaches with Pelesa Semu

This FREE informal learning opportunity is open to all secondary school netball coaches from Senior A to Collegiate and JColl. Come along and observe Pelesa Semu (2020 Asst. Coach for Central Pulse) as she shares ideas for how to set up effective defensive structures within the circle. Select to attend either Tuesday 27th August & Thursday 29th August. Email to registermore

FREE NetballSmart Prepare for Tournament workshop

We have another FREE #NetballSmart coach workshop specifically aimed at prepping players to play multiple games in a day while staying injury-free at tournament. Perfect for those attending LNISS! Held Wed 21 August 6.30pm-8pm at the Hataitai Netball Pavilion. FREE for coaches with support from NetballSmart Development Officer Carla van der Merwe. Enter online at

Term 3 In-Season Netball Development for Year 9-11

We've hit the latter part of the netball season and with that in mind we'd like to help players in Year 9-11 gain an added boost to finish their season strong. Join us for a six-week In-Season Netball Development skills programme held at ASB Sports Centres on Tuesdays starting 30th July. Choose between two session times - 4pm to 5pm OR 5pm to 6pm. Spaces limited - register promptly onlinemore

2019 NNZ Coach Course calendar - September to November

For coaches interested in gaining further learning and experience by attending Netball New Zealand modules in 2019, Netball Central Zone have carefully compiled a list of offerings to allow you to extend yourself in the off-season. Link to online registration form now active - register promptly to secure your space. Queries welcome to

Walking Netball returns... hit your stride in 2019!

Walking Netball's back for 2019! 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 more active, wish to get a bit fitter or merely just keen for a laugh and to meet new friends. Held Fridays at ASB Sports Centre. Cost: $5. To join the fun, email Sue at

Cadbury & Netball NZ say thanks to our volunteers!

Cadbury Dairy Milk are official volunteer partner to Netball NZ and in celebration we invite you to nominate deserving volunteers to receive a Thank You Cadbury Pack. Nominate all your unsung heroes of the game of netball - coaches, managers, lolly buyers, bib washers, first aiders, scorekeepers, the lot! Head to our NWC Facebook page by 10am Fri 28 June and tag them in and let us know what for!more

Silver Ferns - 2019 Netball World Cup winners!

The 2019 Netball World Cup has come to an end with an almighty grand final against Australia - final score 52-51... what an outstanding result! Congratulations to the Silver Ferns... we're so proud of you and your dedicated team effort to reclaim the World Champ title. Such impressive athleticism - truly an inspiration to all!more

2019/2020 Ikaroa ki te Tonga Māori Netball trial dates

Ikaroa ki te Tonga Māori Netball U13, U15 & U17 trials are set to get underway in September - trial dates Sun 22nd Sept at Kapiti Netball Courts, Sat 28th Sept at Kapi Mana Netball Courts and Sun 29th Sept at Hutt Valley Netball Courts. Please register online here: Please register your attendance from 9am. Trials start 10am. Enquiries via phone to 021 1815 712more

Please park considerately when attending netball

We know it can get rather busy in and around our two netball venues on a Saturday so here's a polite reminder to take care to plan ahead when visiting ASB Sports Centre & Hataitai Netball Courts. Please plan ahead, time your arrival wisely, be patient and adhere to all parking signs both on the premises and street-side to avoid parking fines or being towed. Be prepared to park & wall if need be!more

2019/2020 Coach & Manager Roles Available

Are you a keen coach or manager looking forward to securing a role for late 2019/2020? Click here to view a current list of vacant coach/manager positions including Ikaroa ki te Tonga Maori netball coach and manager roles. If a school/club seeking help advertising coaching roles on offer please email

Farewell to our Board Chair

Karen Fifield our Netball Wellington Centre Board Chair sadly tabled her resignation to the board in April due to increased commitments in her role as the CEO for Wellington Zoo.
Karen over the past 3 years has provided strong leadership and direction to the board and the centre, and it was with great reluctance that the Board accepted her resignation.more

SmartParent resource released

Netball New Zealand are very excited to announce the release of 'SmartParent' under the NetballSmart umbrella. This resource gives netball parents tips and simple strategies to help grow a child’s love for the sport and reduce their risk of injury.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 Winter Competition - ASB Sports Centre

Want to play netball in Wellington? Here's where to start!

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 2019 & club contact details...more

Rules for Year 1-8 transitioning through futureFERNS netball

Especially for those playing within our junior netball satellites competitions who are transitioning into the futureFERNS modified netball variations for Year 1&2, Year 3&4, Year 5&6 and Year 7&8 - please find attached a handy dandy snapshot of the rules for each game. Aim is to help all coaches, managers, parents, supporters & players stay on top of your game. All the best out there on court!more

2019 Umpire Registrations

Welcome to the Netball Wellington Centre for 2019!
Umpire Registrations for the 2019 Winter Competition and other leagues are now open and we welcome all new and returning umpires back for another season.more

2018 NWC Prizegiving Award Recipients

Congratulations to the teams who finished in the top two of their grade during this year's Winter Competition along with those honoured with special awards and regional/international accolades. Well done to all on another successful netball season!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

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

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

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...

9 - Walking Netball 6.30pm ASBSC $5 on the night
12 - Regional Secondary School League Game $5
13 - PSW Western Zone Netball Tournament at Hataitai
15 - PSW Western Zone Netball Tournament rain day
16 - Walking Netball 6.30pm ASBSC $5 on the night
17 - NWC Collegiate grade finals & prizegiving
17 - NWC Winter Comp Prem, Prem-Res & Senior semi finals
19 - Regional Secondary School League Game #5
21 - NetballSmart Prep for Tourny workshop 6.30pm Hataitai
23 - Walking Netball 6.30pm ASBSC $5 on the night
24 - NWC Winter Comp Prem, Prem-Res, Senior grand finals
26 - Umpire NZ Theory Exam 2 applications close
26 - NNZ Umpire Fitness Testing 6.30pm ASBSC
26 - Regional Secondary School League grand finals

Online forms now active...
Term 3 PAK'nSAVE Kilbirnie In-Season Development Y9-11
2019 NWC Umpire Registration
NWC Online Shop
Sep-Nov NNZ Coach Development workshop registration
NetballSmart Prepare for Tournament workshop 21 August

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