skip to main content
Site banner

 

UNBEATEN: The Ōtaki College junior netball team, from left, Caitlin Henderson, Leah Shipp, Bree Diamond, coach Emily Georgetti, Ella Carpenter, Eden Biggelaar, Harriet Georgetti, Kanita Thompson-Murray and Lakaia Barclay-Johnson. Absent:  Ayana Rangi and Rangiaue Schneider.

 

Ōtaki College’s junior netball team finished the season unbeaten in pool games, comfortably winning the Kāpiti colleges competition.

In the competition final on September 28, the girls played Kapanui Magic and won 28-9 at Te Ati Awa Park, completing the eight-game regular season unbeaten. Kapanui, however, had delivered Ōtaki its only loss this year, when they beat the local team in a pre-season grading game.

The 11-12 year-olds are coached by senior student Emily Georgetti, a keen netballer herself but sidelined this year because of injury.

“I worked them pretty hard but it turned out really well,” she says. “They got a good result at the end of the season. I loved the coaching, even though there were plenty of ups and downs over those months.”

Emily is the only netball coach at Ōtaki College this year who is a student, the other being teachers or parent volunteers.

Netballers end season on high

 
 
 

Home page stories from October 2019

Two Ōtaki College students set sail on the Spirit of Adventure and have a rich tale to tell. READ MORE  

A brand new VW Crafter provides more space and a smoother ride for St John health shuttle. READ MORE

Walkover shows off transformed riverbank due to 20 years work by Friends of the Ōtaki River. READ MORE 

Riria Ropata started out in powerlifting in 2016 and has just won a world championship in Canada. READ MORE

 

Home page stories from September 2019

Candidates ask questions when the local paper was published with their advertisements missing. READ MORE

Ōtaki College perform a rousing haka that was specially written and choreographed for the college. READ MORE

People packed the Memorial Hall on a sunny Saturday for the eighth annual Ōtaki Community Expo. READ MORE

Ōtaki Community Board had its last meeting on September 3, with elections on the horizon. READ MORE

 

+ Text Size -
Original generation time 2.0051 seconds. Cache Loaded in: 0.0325 seconds.