I have had many opportunities through my involvement in netball, with several of my roles involving travel, for which I have been very fortunate and grateful. My most recent netball excursion away from New Zealand has to rate as one of the highlights though!

Round 5 of the Beko Netball League saw the Hellers Mainland team playing WBOP in Rotorua on Sunday 10 June at Rotorua Girls’ High School, having played each other just seven days earlier in Ashburton, where the Hellers Mainland team came out the winners.

Round 4 of the Beko Netball League saw the Hellers Mainland team back in the Mainland for their first home game of the 2018 season.

Hellers Mainland Beko netball team had a successful trip to Auckland winning their Round 3 game against the Northern Marvels on Saturday 26th May by 53-51 goals.

Celebrating their first match of the season at home, the Silvermoon Tactix pinched a last-gasp 49-48 win over the Northern Stars in Christchurch.

The Hellers Mainland team took on the Northern Comets on Sunday 20 May, at the High Wire Trust Gym in Papakura, Auckland.

In what was a repeat of the 2017 Beko Netball League final, the defending champions Central came up against our own Hellers Mainland side in the opening round of the 2018 season, at Te Rauparaha Arena on Sunday 13 May.

The Mainland Tactix have continued their dream start to the season, beating the Northern Mystics 42-39 in Auckland.