Online Learning

Refer to the Online Learning section of our website for information on Netball NZ online learning modules:

  • Understanding 6 v 6 Netball
  • Learning to umpire
  • NetballSmart - Developing Physical Capacity

Theory sessions


Understanding 6v6 netball


This is an online workshop that introduces you to the 6v6 game of netball which is played by year 5 and 6 teams. This workshop covers:


  • The philosophy of ANZ futureFERNS
  • The differences in rules between the 6v6 and 7-aside 
  • Tips for umpiring
  • Who can umpire these games at Howick Pakuranga Netball Centre


In addition, there will be the opportunity for questions and answers.


Target audience: umpires, coaches, managers, parents, and caregivers wanting to understand the 6v6 netball game.

Cost: Free

When: 

  • Thursday 30 June 7:00 - 7:45 pm (CANCELED)
  • Thursday 14 July  7:00 - 7:45 pm

Where: Online. Registered participants will receive a link prior to the workshop to the registered email account.

Microsoft Teams will be used for the workshop. For information on joining a meeting without a Teams account click here.

Required numbers: A minimum of 10 is required for this workshop to proceed. If minimum numbers are not met then the workshop will not proceed. In this situation, another session will be scheduled and you will receive an invite to register for that session.


Rules introduction: 7-aside netball


This is an online workshop that introduces you to the 7-aside game of netball which is played from year 7 onwards. This workshop covers:


  • An overview of the rules of netball covering
    • Types of sanctions
    • Centre pass
    • Out of court
    • Throw in
    • Playing the ball
    • Footwork
    • Offside
    • Scoring a goal
    • Contact
    • Obstruction
  • Hand signals
  • Tips for umpiring
  • Who can umpire these games at Howick Pakuranga Netball Centre


In addition, there will be the opportunity for questions and answers.


Target audience: umpires, coaches, managers, parents, and caregivers wanting an introduction to rules for the 7-aside netball game.

Cost: Free

When: Friday 24 June 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Registrations closed - canceled due to numbers


Next sessions:

  • Sunday 17 July  3:00 - 5:00 pm

Where: Online. Registered participants will receive a link prior to the workshop to the registered email account.

Microsoft Teams will be used for the workshop. For information on joining a meeting without a Teams account click here.

Required numbers: A minimum of 10 is required for this workshop to proceed. If minimum numbers are not met then the workshop will not proceed. In this situation, another session will be scheduled and you will receive an invite to register for that session.


Practical sessions

There are no practical sessions currently scheduled.


Umpiring in schools

Our umpire facilitators and coaches are volunteers, many of whom have full-time work commitments. While we endeavour to provide services to our local schools this is done by mutual agreement with our volunteers. Please contact umpire@hpnc.org.nz detailing your requirements and any time restrictions.


PRACTICAL ASSESSMENTS

Centre Assessments

Registrations are being called for Centre Practical Assessments.

Please complete the online form available under the Umpiring menu. 

Payment must be made before your registration for assessment can be actioned.

Zone Assessments

Umpires with their Zone Theory can work towards their Zone Practical.

If you are interested in taking this next step in your umpiring career please email us at umpire@hpnc.org.nz