Story: Netball

Fans with thunderstix

Fans with thunderstix

During the preliminary final of the ANZ Netball Championship at Hamilton, in 2009, Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic fans turned out in force with their thunderstix – inflated bangers used to amplify applause.

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Suzanne McFadden, 'Netball - A spectator sport', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 October 2023)

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