12 Feb 2018

It captivates the crowd - but the numbers are dipping

From Nine To Noon, 9:41 am on 12 February 2018

Netball is the number one women's sport in this country and the second largest team participation sport after rugby. Yet despite its popularity it is losing numbers, especially in Auckland, where roughly forty per cent of residents were born overseas. For this reason Netball New Zealand is working on a strategy to address the changing demographic and is put more emphasis on community based education and youth initiatives. Kathryn Ryan talks to Netball New Zealand's chief executive Jennie Wyllie.