Umpire Development

Zone Theory Tutoring Classes

Application Due: 15th July 2019

Exam Date: 5th August 2019

Classes Start: Monday 24th June 

Time: 7 – 8.30pm

Venue: HCNC

To register click on the link in the top left corner

NZ Theory Tutoring Classes

Application Due: 26 August 2019

Exam Date: 16 September 2019

Criteria: Must have sent in application to sit exam to attend these sessions.

Classes start: Tuesday 30th July 

Time: 6pm

Venue: Address TBC upon registration

To register click on the link in the top left corner

To find out more information from Netball New Zealand click on the link below 

Umpire Fitness Testing

All centre umpires are welcome to pop along to the yo-yo fitness testing we have at St Paul's Collegiate.  Fitness testing becomes compulsory when you are looking at sitting your NZ Award, so if you wish to see where you are at come down and get tested. 


  • Dates: 25th May, 31st August 2019
  • Venue: St Paul's Collegiate: Main Gymnasium
  • Time: 9.00 – 9.30am


Umpires must have high physical fitness to perform their duties. Umpires who hold a New Zealand Umpire Award have earned the right to wear the Netball New Zealand logo and are representing Netball New Zealand.

Representing a national organisation comes with a responsibility to uphold the high standards of the award.  Netball New Zealand have minimum fitness standards for the various levels of netball as follows.



  • NNZ National Umpire Squad: 16.1
  • NNZ U19 Champs: 15.1
  • NNZ Secondary Schools Champs: 14.5
  • NNZ U17 Champs: 14.5
  • NZ B or NZ C: 14.3
  • All other umpires: 13.2

If you have any questions or want to pop along to test yourself please contact us.


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