Greatest Moments in New Zealand Netball History
Greatest Moments in New Zealand Netball History Now available exclusively at Whitcoulls and Borders
New book launched in time for Christmas
Following the Silver Ferns’ gold medal-winning performance at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, a new book, which brings to life 25 of New Zealand netball’s biggest wins, arrives at Whitcoulls and Borders this week.
Exclusive to those two bookstores, Greatest Moments in New Zealand Netball History, includes the most breathtaking moments in New Zealand netball such as the Ferns’ unforgettable 66-64 extended extra-time victory at this year’s Commonwealth Games in Delhi against arch-rival Australia.
Editor Mike Bynum, has scoured national newspaper archives across the globe securing firsthand reports of all New Zealand netball’s greatest moments.
A series of in-store book signing events will be held at Whitcoulls and Borders stores across the country starting in Auckland this Saturday 27th November and working their way down the country. New Zealand netball’s current Ferns and great Fern legends from yesteryear, will be greeting their fans and signing copies of the book for holiday gifts.
“Whitcoulls is a heritage brand that has been supporting local kiwi communities for more than 100 years. Netball has also played a key role in our proud sporting history and we’re proud to be making this exciting book available for netball fans this Christmas” say Catherine Collins, Whitcoulls Marketing Manager.
The book also features in depth articles on Kiwi netball’s 26 all-time top players that have been written by some of New Zealand’s top sportswriters and the foreword has been written by our very own Dame of netball, Dame Lois Muir.
“This book is a brilliant tribute to our history and I would like to express my thanks to the many talented women who have shared their stories. To all followers of the game and sports enthusiasts in New Zealand and beyond I hope you enjoy an insight to some of the characters who have contributed so much to our rich Netball tradition,” says Dame Lois Muir
The 176-page – Greatest Moments in New Zealand Netball History – which is illustrated with more than 150 classic photos, is based on game-story accounts that originally appeared in The New Zealand Herald, The Southland Times and newspapers in England, Scotland, Jamaica, Australia and Trinidad.