Woolworths futureFERNS is all about encouraging kiwi kids to AIM HIGH. Increase your skills and have fun with your friends with modified Netball activities and games. ANZ futureFERNS is the perfect introduction to our favourite game - Katrina Grant Silver Fern

Woolworths futureFERNS is Netball New Zealand’s official junior Netball programme for Year 1 - 8 children.  

The programme aims to ignite a lifelong involvement in Netball. The programme develops with the players, growing as they do. The emphasis is on fun activities conducted in a safe environment. Small sided games are the preferred training method and are proven to be the most appropriate way to enhance skill and tactical development.

Woolworths futureFERNS is focused on enabling individuals to experience personal achievements and the benefits for the players and parents are:


  • FUN
  • Development of sound fundamental Netball skills
  • Participation in a safe learning environment
  • Playing with their friends and meeting others
  • Active physical involvement
  • Lifelong love of Netball


  • Reassurance that their child is participating in a NNZ endorsed programme
  • Enhancement of the child’s social and fundamental skills
  • Ability to share skills and knowledge with the Netball community
  • Opportunity to learn more about Netball
  • Opportunity to spend time with and play with their children
  • Prospect to make new friends
  • Value for money

Interested in signing your child up from Woolworths futureFERNS? Contact you local centre to find out more!

Will you be umpiring some Woolworths futureFERNS teams this season? Find the Rules and some Umpiring Tips here.

Visit the Netball New Zealand Woolworths futureFERNS website here