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Hey Twilighters - dedicate 5 minutes to warm-up & reduce injury!

One in five social netballers are likely to sustain an injury... who's it going to be? When it's already tough to rally a full team each week, why risk it! With this in mind, we're committed to working with our Twilight players & umps to reduce injury with welcome support from NetballSmart Development Officer Carla van der Merwe. A prescribed Social Power Warm-up takes just 5 mins so zero excuses!more

Netball Wellington Centre AGM - 7 December 2020

The Netball Wellington Centre Annual General Meeting will be held on Monday 7th December 2020 starting at 7.00pm held upstairs at the Hataitai Pavilion, 43 Ruahine Street, Hataitai, Wellington. All welcome. Please click this item for all information you need to know and forms to complete prior to attending.more

Walking Netball - on the trot on Mondays in Term 4!

Walking Netball's moved to Mondays in Term 4! Come join this activity catering for ladies and gents 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 meet new friends. Held indoors at the ASB Sports Centre. Cost: $5. To join the fun, email Sue at

NNZ Coach Workshop: Player Centred Coaching - Monday 30 November

A good coach should focus on meeting the needs of your individual players above your own - a fundamental idea in Player Centred Coaching philosophy! Come & learn how to use this as a successful coach by attending a workshop on Monday 30 November 6.30-9pm at the Hataitai Netball Pavilion. Cost: $20 (18+ years) or $12.50 (under 18 years). Register online via the link provided...more

Term 4 Performance Play netball development for Year 7-11

The netball season has come to an end yet we're still keen to allow motivated netballers the chance to learn as you play! Year 7-11 players of all genders are welcome to join our Term 4 Performance Play netball development running for 6 weeks at the Kilbirnie ASB Sports Centre. Year 7&8 on Mondays 4.30pm-5.30pm. Year 9-11 on Tuesdays 4.30pm-6.00pm. Register online at:

NNZ Coach Workshop: Planning for the Season - Thursday 3 December

If you're a coach in a quandary about how to start planning for the season ahead, why not join our Planning workshop offering plenty of handy tips and templates to share to make life easier! Takes place Thursday 3 December 6.30pm to 8.30pm at the Hataitai Pavilion. Cost: $20 if aged 18 years or over or $12.50 if aged under 18 years. Register online via the link provided...more

NetballSmart SmartPlayer resource released

Secondary School Netball can form some of your favourite sporting memories, fun, competition and lifelong friendships. Navigating teen sports can be confusing and difficult and at times it is challenging to make the right decisions for you and your sport. Netball NZ have proudly developed this new resource full of simple strategies and great ideas to support your netball Journey as a player.more

Coaching diary template

NNZ now have a Coaching diary that has many tips and tricks for coaches who are experienced and those that are starting their coaching journey. Recommend that this be used for Secondary School and above. We also have more simple coaching diaries for those that need these - please see our merchandise or contact Sue on

Covid 19 Alert Levels and all things Netball

There will be lots of questions about returning to all things netball as we recover from COVID-19 and pass through the various levels. Netball NZ, Advisory Group and Sport NZ have developed some Community Netball Guidelines that are subject to change with updates from MoH. We hope that this gives you hope that we will have netball of some sort in 2020.more

2020 Umpire Registrations - Register Now

Welcome to the Netball Wellington Centre for 2020!
Umpire Registrations for the 2020 Winter Competition and other leagues are now open and we welcome all new and returning umpires back for another season.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

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

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

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...

16 - Walking Netball, $5 on the night, 6.30pm at ASBSC
18 - NNZ coach course Centre Pass 6.30pm Poriua
19 - NetballSmart Social Warm-up for Twilighters 6pm ASBSC
20 - NWC Elected Board Member nominations due
23 - Walking Netball, $5 on the night, 6.30pm at ASBSC
26 - NNZ coach course Defence 6.30pm Taita
27 - Appointed Board Member applications due
30 - Walking Netball, $5 on the night, 6.30pm at ASBSC
30 - NNZ coach course Player Centred Coaching, 6.30pm Hataitai
30 - NetballSmart Social Warm-up for Twilighters, 6pm Hataitai

2 - NetballSmart Social Warm-up for Twilighters, 6pm ASBSC
3 - NNZ coach course Planning 6.30pm Hataitai Pavilion
4 - RSVP/Apology/Proxy Vote arrangments due for AGM
7 - NWC Annual General Meeting 7pm Hataitai Pavilion
8 - NNZ coach course Skills Analysis 6.30pm Hataitai Pavilion

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Term 4 Performance Play development for Yr 7-11
NNZ Coach Workshop registration
2020 NWC Umpire registration
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