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Have you ever considered picking up a whistle and becoming an umpire?

As an umpire you have the best seat in the house at every game!

It’s a great way for players and coaches to increase their rule knowledge; plus for those that have hung up their bib, why not pick-up a whistle – it’s a great way to stay involved!

The good news is, to get started all you need to bring is a bit of enthusiasm and a passion for the game - we’ll take care of rest and give you the tools and support you need to become an umpire.

If you are interested in becoming an umpire, contact your Zone Umpire Coordinator:

Netball Northern:

Netball WBOP:

Netball Central:

Netball Mainland:

Netball South:

Umpire Accreditation Framework

The NNZ Umpire Development Framework is designed to develop umpires at all levels of the game; from grassroots to elite.

There are many opportunities to become involved as an umpire in Netball, with clear pathways and support structures available for those aspiring to officiate at the highest level.

Stay tuned for more detailed information...

Umpire Assessors and Coaches

Throughout your umpiring journey – grassroots to elite – there will be people along the way to help you develop, improve and provide feedback and mentoring.

Umpire Coaches and Assessors are a vital tool for umpires at all levels and are available to assist at Centre, Zone, National and International levels.

Zone Theory and NZ Theory Exams

Registrations for this year’s Zone Theory and NZ Theory Umpire exams are now open via the Learning & Development portal.

Centre Theory Test

To complete the Netball New Zealand Centre Theory Test, please click here

NNZ exams

Dates for the 2018 NNZ Zone Theory and New Zealand Theory exams have been set as shown below.



Applications Due

Exam Date

Zone Theory 1

23 April 2018

14 May 2018

Zone Theory 2

16 July 2018

6 August 2018

NZ Theory 1

21 May 2018

11 June 2018

NZ Theory 2

27 August 2018

17 September 2018

All exams will be conducted online.

All exams cost $55.

When registering for the exam, please use the join code shown below so we can assign you to the right person for approval.

Join Codes for Zone Theory Exam 1:













Registrations are now open for the Zone Theory Exam 1 on Monday 14May with the portal open between 6-8.30pm for completion of the exam.

Please click here to register and be sure to have your join code ready. Registrations close Monday 23rd April with no late registrations permitted.