Open Age Group Representative Team

​​​​​​​Team Management 2024

Open AgeBarbara BialyHead Coach
Open AgeJane Lloyd-EvansAssistant Coach
Open Age

Convenor of Selectors: Jaimee Bialy, Community Development Officer

Seletion Panel 2024: Open age team coaches, and up to two independent personel. 

​​​​​​​Trial eligibility players must be over the age of 18 at 1 January 2024. Players must also be registered to a NHV affiliate (Club/School). 


Players are required to attend all trials, unless dispensation has been confirmed with the Community Development Officer. 

For our trial policy please refer to the representative programmes tab. 

Trial registrations close on Sunday 30 June 2024

Trial 1Wednesday 10 July 20247pm - 9pm
Trial 2Sunday 21 July 20249.30am - 11.30am

Squad/Team Selection

Selections will be announced within five days of the final trial taking place. Once named in a squad/team players will be liable for full payment. If you withdraw after team announcements, you will be charged the full amount. 


Training sessions will be held up to two hours, and the team may train twice per week in consultation with club teams to ensure player loads remain balanced to avoid burnout and injury. A training schedule will be released to all players in due course. If you cannot make training it is expected you notify your coach/manager at the earliest time possible. 

Trainings are traditionally held on Wednesday evenings & Sunday mornings. 


Players selected must be available to attend the following tournaments. If you are unable to attend one-off tournaments please advise as soon as possibe to aid in our planning. 

Manawatu Open Grade TournamentSunday 11 August 2024Netball Manawatu, Palmerston North 
NWC Open Grade TournamentSunday 25 August 2024Netball Wellington, Ākau Tangi Centre 
NNZ Open Championships

Tuesday 10 - Saturday 14 September 2024

*travel Monday 9 & Saturday 14 September)

Papakura Netball Centre, Pullman Arena, Auckland 

Fee structure 2024

Fees make a contribution to the representative programme, however do not cover all costs associated with delivering the programme.

Full payment is due no later than Friday 16 August 2024. If players need to make a payment plan please contact Plans need to be in place & started prior to the fee due date. 

Hutt Valley Gold: To be advised, however players should budget for a minimum of $400

Players will receive a t-shirt & hoodie (if they do not already own one in good condition) and provided a tracksuit, dress & bag which are to be returned cleaned at the end of the season. 

All questions can be directed to Jaimee on