Category: Netball

Kiwiana! Your 2018 Golden Oldies World Netball Festival Finale Theme

What is Kiwiana? Many of you from outsie of New Zealand have been asking us this question (and fair enough). So, here we go, striaght from the Oxford New Zealand Dictionary: “Any of the many ‘collectables’, items redolent of New Zealand life and culture.” In other words – it is anything to do with New Zealand…

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The Southern Steeler’s

Feature Team – Southern Steeler’s The Southern Steeler’s, from the deep south of New Zealand, were an incredibly enthusiastic group in Hobart last year. So much so they won the Spirit of the Festival Award – and you can see from the photo they were a lot of fun to be around. Liz O’Connor sent…

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Netball – Musings from the office – June

Make the most of the next few weeks of ANZ Championships as it will be the last! While the recent announcement of the competition’s disestablishment hit me hard initially, watching NZ teams get decimated by the Aussies has changed my view on things and I’m certainly not going to miss watching my girls bow out…

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Fun, Friendship and a Confession

I grew up playing netball in the Catlins, on the southeastern corner of the South Island of New Zealand. I also grew up with Golden Oldies Netball. My mother played for the Southern Coasters and every couple of years she would head off somewhere exotic like Fiji, Adelaide, Hawaii, or Rarotonga to play netball. Mum’s…

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Our brand new UK Home!

We are hugely proud to announce that we have opened our UK and Europe Golden Oldies Office. Following over four years in the New Zealand Headquarters our resident Welshman, Paul Guest, has moved back to the UK. Based in Cheltenham, Paul is going to be hands-on with preparation for the 2016 Rugby Festival as well as developing…

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May’s Netball Newsletter

See the full newsletter here Lots more information in the latest Golden Oldies Netball newsletter! In this newsletter we cover: The Opening theme The Parade of Nations Our Festival Charity Our naming rights’ sponsor See the teams entered as we nearly have 50 teams! We also have the Golden Oldies World Golf Festival happening later…

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Cure Kids

We are delighted to announce Cure Kids as the Celebration Charity. Cure Kids is a not for profit organisation which for over 35 years have been funding research into life-threatening and serious childhood illnesses in New Zealand. As a result of their amazing work, Cure Kids has saved many young New Zealanders lives and improving…

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Netball Musings ANZ Champs 4th week

We’re approaching the 4th week of the 2016 ANZ Champs and the first bye week. With the Melbourne Vixens & the Waikato BOP Magic resting their wary bodies, the match I’m most looking forward to is the West Coast Fever vs. the NSW Swifts! Both Australian franchises have definitely started the season with a hiss…

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Musings of a Netball Nut

Wow, is there a lot of change happening within the Netball World at the moment or what!? The ANZ Champs pre-season tournament was held over the weekend in Auckland and Sydney where several rule changes were trialed, including a long range 3-point shot. Other potential rule changes included no whistle after a goal is scored…

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Netball newsletter March

See the full Netball newsletter here* Already in March with still a long way to go! Getting much closer to the new Christchurch website…. Keep an eye out. In this newsletter we cover: 10 reasons to visit Christchurch What is happening in Christchurch A bit about the ANZ Championship Our new Merchandise page VSL Travel …

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