Under 16 Representative Programme

​​​​​​​Team Management 2024

Team NameRole
Under 16 GoldNatalie DornanHead Coach
Under 16 GoldMegan Connew-SimmonsAssistant Coach
Under 16 Gold
Under 16 GreenNorah SmithCoach 
Under 16 Green
Under 16 WhiteShelley ShawCoach
Under 16 White

Convenor of Selectors: Jaimee Bialy, Community Development Officer

Seletion Panel 2024: Under 16 team coaches, and up to two independent personel. 

​​​​​​​Trial eligibility players must be 14 years or over, and under the age of 16 at 1 January 2024. Players must also be registered to a NHV affiliate (Club/School). 


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

Trial registrations close on Friday 19th April 2024. 

FirstSunday 28 April 202412pm - 3pmTaita Netball Centre
SecondWednesday 1 May 20246pm - 8pmTaita Netball Centre
Third & finalSunday 5 May 202411am - 1pmWalter Nash Stadium 

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, once per week for green & white teams. Hutt Valley gold may train twice per week in consultation with club/school 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. 

All under 16 representative players, parents & caregivers must attend the NHV whānau day scheduled for Sunday 19 May from 11.30am - 2pm. 


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. 

Marjorie Jenden TournamentSaturday 1, Sunday 2 June 202415 Colombo Road, MastertonAll teams
Betty Steffensen TournamentSunday 9 June 2024Vautier Park, Palmerston NorthAll teams
WLG Regional CombinedSunday 16 June 2024Mungavin Courts, PoriruaAll teams
Whanganui TournamentSunday 23 June 2024Laird Park Netball Courts, WhanganuiGreen & White only
NI Junior ChampionshipsSunday 7 - Tuesday 9 July 2024New PlymouthGold only

Fee structure 2024

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

Hutt Valley Gold team members will need to contribute to fundraising opportunities when available. The main fundraising event is the sausage sizzle at NHV on a Saturday. This will be communicated further via your team management. 

Full payment is due no later than Friday 7 June 2024. If players need to make a payment plan please contact admin@netballhuttvalley.co.nz. Plans need to be in place & started prior to the fee due date. 

Hutt Valley Gold: To be advised shortly, however players should budget a minimum of $280.

Hutt Valley Green & White: To be advised shortly, however players should budget a minimum of $95 

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

All questions can be directed to Jaimee on admin@netballhuttvalley.co.nz