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Wellington 6241

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Motu Kairangi Netball - Kiwi Whistler

Kiwi Whistler Roster - 1 July - Grading Round 7

Please check the roster below to see if your team has been assigned a Kiwi Whistler to umpire your netball game this week.

If you have any queries in regards to this roster, click here to contact the Kiwi Whistler Coordinator, Pauline Ching.

 


 

2017 Year 8 Kiwi Whistler's

Congratulations to the following students for successfully being accepted into the MK Kiwi Whistler Programme for 2017:-

  • Athena Ma'alo
  • Keziah Siatago
  • Sena Tomari
  • Nia Hill
  • Sophie Moller
  • Claudia Alloway
  • Emma Gadsby
  • Josephine Beres
  • Hera de Groot
  • Aiobheann Byrne
  • Ellie Sarten
  • Lily Poe

 

2017 Kiwi Whistler Programme - Theory Sessions

The 5 theory sessions will be held on Fridays from 3:30 - 5:00pm at the ASB Sports Arena, and will be run by Sue Geale from the Netball Wellington Centre on:

  • 5 May 2017
  • 12 May 2017
  • 19 May 2017
  • 26 May 2017
  • 9 June 2017 

Please note there is no theory session on Friday 2 June 2017 due to it being Queens Birthday Weekend.

 

2017 Kiwi Whistler Programme - Practical Sessions

The 6 practical sessions will be completed during MK Netball's grading/competition game rounds held on Saturdays in Terms 2 and 3 at the EBIS Netball Courts on:

  •  10 June 2017
  •  17 June 2017
  •  24 June 2017
  •  1 July 2017
  •  29 July 2017
  •  5 August 2017

Please note if netball is cancelled due to bad weather conditions, the practical sessions will continue later into the netball season until all 6 practical sessions have been completed. 

 

2018 Year 8 Kiwi Whistler Registrations

Registrations for the 2018 Year 8 Kiwi Whistler Programme are now open!

Please read the registration form thoroughly before applying as there is a strict criteria required.

This programme is limited to 12 people so you must register promptly to secure a place. 

This programme is limited to 12 people.  

Please note registrations close on Friday 2 March 2018.

To access the registration form, please click here.

 

2018 Year 8 Kiwi Whistler Programme

Due to a fantastic response we're thrilled to announce the twelve spaces to become a Kiwi Whistler have now been filled, and we are therefore no longer accepting applications.

Applications for the 2017 Kiwi Whistler Programme have now closed.

If you love netball ... are keen to umpire and extend your skills ... then learn to be a netball umpire!

The Kiwi Whistler Programme is for Year 8 netball players who are training to become umpires.  This is the sixth year Motu Kairangi will be running this special programme.  The course has two parts - 6 theory and 6 practical sessions.

A limit of 12 Kiwi Whistlers may be on the programme so you must register to secure a place.

It is free!

Course begins Friday 16 March 2018 at 3:30pm.

Registrations close on Friday 2 March 2018.

Prerequisites

  • Student in Year 8 and interested in umpiring netball.
  • Committed to attend ALL theory and practical sessions.
  • Have an adult mentor who is a MK registered umpire or has been approved by MK.  They must attend ALL practical games with you.
  • Have a good quality whistle, hair tie, loud voice and positive can-­do attitude (bring pen & paper).

Theory

The x6 weekly theory sessions will be held on Fridays for 1.5 hours at the ASB Sports Arena in Kilbirnie, and are run by Sue Geale from Netball Wellington Centre.

The weekly sessions will be on Fridays from 3:30 - 5:00pm from 2 March with the last theory session on Friday 4 May 2018 (please note there is no theory session on Friday 13, 20 and 27 April due to it being the school holidays).  There will then be one practical practice session at the ASB on Frdiay 11 May 2018.

Your availability will determine whether the theory section will be held either on Fridays at 3:30pm or Saturday mornings.  Please indicate which option suits you.

Practical

The x6 practical sessions are completed during MK’s Saturday Grading and Competition Game Rounds in Terms 2 and 3.

The first practical session will be Saturday 12 May 2018, the day after the last theory/practical session, and these will continue on the following Saturdays until the six sessions are completed.

Kiwi Whistlers will be assigned to umpire games in the Y6 grade by the Kiwi Whistler Coordinator (replacing one or both school umpires for the day). It is still to be confirmed what grades will be umpired but it is likely to be Year 6 games.  Year 6 netball will be a 6-a-side game this year, so it will be a slightly different game to that which the Kiwi Whistlers have played up until now.

Year 6 teams play at approximately 10:40am, 11:30am, 12:20pm, or 1:10pm on a Saturday morning.

Mentors

Each Kiwi Whistler MUST have an adult Mentor who attends games during their practical training to provide support and feedback.

Your Mentor must be an MK registered umpire or approved by MK.

Mentors must commit to the full 6 weeks of practical training and should attend the first theory session with you.

If you are struggling to find a mentor please contact MK: mknetball@gmail.com as early as possible to see if they can assist.  There is no guarantee that MK will be able to provide a mentor so please explore your school's greater netball community in the first instance.

 

There is a list of requirements to acheive in order to graduate from the course.  For further information please email the Kiwi Whistler Coordinator: mktrainingnetball@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

 

A Call Out to all Kiwi Whistlers from 2013 and 2014

Here is a chance to put your umpiring skills to use and earn some money at the same time!

Take up the challenge and help some schools in urgent need of umpires this season. 

For more information about this, click on the document below.

2017 Kiwi Whistler Registration Form

 

Kiwi Whistler Umpiring Roster for 26th July 2014 

Please see the roster below to see if your team has been assigned a Kiwi Whistler to umpire your netball game this week.

Date

26/07/2014

26/07/2014

26/07/2014

26/07/2014

26/07/2014

26/07/2014

26/07/2014

26/07/2014

26/07/2014

26/07/2014

Grade

6C

6C

6C

6C

6D

6D

6D

6D

6D

6D

Time

11:30am

11:30am

12:20pm

12:20pm

12:20pm

12:20pm

12:20pm

12:20pm

12:20pm

12:20pm

Court

6

6

2

2

3

4

6

6

7

7

School

Sacred Heart Jade Fires

Clyde Quay Strikers

Brooklyn All Stars

Seatoun Sour Snakes

Roseneath Year 6

Seatoun Shooters

St Bernards/Berhampore Senior

Houghton Valley Divas

Island Bay Makos

Island Bay Hammerheads

Kiwi Whistler

Lusi

Maria

Brooke

Kitana

Grace

Opie

Miya

Betty

Bronte

Katelyn

Mentor

Peter

Christina

Phil

Phillip

Maree

Inger

Ana

Tanea

Kylie

Tracey

 

Kiwi Whistler Roster - Sat 17 June - Grading Round 5

Please check the roster below to see if your team has been assigned a Kiwi Whistler to umpire your netball game this week.

If you have any queries in regards to this roster, click here to contact the Kiwi Whistler Coordinator, Pauline Ching.

 


 

Kiwi Whistler Roster - Sat 24 June - Grading Round 6

Please check the roster below to see if your team has been assigned a Kiwi Whistler to umpire your netball game this week.

If you have any queries in regards to this roster, click here to contact the Kiwi Whistler Coordinator, Pauline Ching.