Story: Netball

Netball in Horowhenua

Netball in Horowhenua

L. Gledhill of the Horowhenua College A team (left) and M. Hooper, captain of the Pirates A team, tussle for the ball during a 1971 netball game. The match was won by Horowhenua College 25–20. Outdoor basketball had been renamed netball the year before.

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Kete Horowhenua, Horowhenua Historical Society
Reference: 1979.137.0871

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Suzanne McFadden, 'Netball - From basketball to netball', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Suzanne McFadden, published 5 Sep 2013, reviewed & revised 26 Aug 2020, updated 1 Jun 2023