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The purpose and vision of the Netball Mainland Youth Advisory Group is to guide the youth by being their voice on aspects of netball concerning them. We inform and consult with other groups to find solutions to challenges involving our youth, and creating opportunities for them.  We aim to share our passion for netball, to enable others to experience the same.

2015 yag emily matthews

Emily Matthews

Age: 20
Occupation: Second year  studying primary teaching at the University of Canterbury
Based: Christchurch
Netball Involvement: Player but have also coached in the past.
Other Interests: Volunteering at Radio Lollipop at Christchurch Hospital, playing the guitar.
Favourite Holiday Destination: Anywhere that has a beach!
Message to Aspiring YAG Members: Give it a go; you never know what might come out of it!
2015 yag kate woollett

Kate Woollett

Age: 17
Occupation:Based: Year 12 student at Rangiora High
Netball Involvement: Player, coach and umpire. Currently playing for Ohoka Prem team and NCNC U17 Blue.
Other Interests: Travelling, tennis and baking.
Favourite Holiday Destination: New York
Message to Aspiring YAG Members: Give everything a go.
2015 yag tash van koeverden

Tash Van Koeverden

Age: 20
Occupation: Third year at University of Canterbury, completely a bachelor's degree in education
Based: Christchurch.
Netball Involvement: Player and coach. Involved in many rep teams through the years. Currently play for Saints Premier A team.
Other Interests: Touch, swimming, baking and dancing.
Favourite Holiday Destination: Paris
Message to Aspiring YAG Members: Take every opportunity and make the most of it.
2015 yag nicole lloyd

Nicole Lloyd

Age: 22
Occupation: Year 7 teacher - Christchurch South Intermediate.
Based: Christchurch.
Netball Involvement: Player for Technical Club, Coach at St Margaret's College and U14 Rep team.
Other Interests: Any sport! Teaching others, relaxing with friends.
Favourite Holiday Destination: Kaiteriteri
Message to Aspiring YAG Members: Get involved, it's the best way to have your voice heard and follow your passion!
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Aleisha Whitehead

Age: 19
Occupation: Second year University of Canterbury, Bachelor of arts.
Based: Christchurch
Netball Involvement: Netball umpire. Used to play and coach netball.
Other Interests: Swmming, travelling.
Favourite Holiday Destination: Canada
2015 yag hannah macdonald

Hannah MacDonald

Age:17
Occupation: Year 13 student at Marlborough Girls College.
Based: Marlborough
Netball Involvement: Player, coach and umpire and also in the under 17 rep team.
Other Interests: Sport, relaxing, travelling, squash, anything active really!
Favourite Holiday Destination: Gold Coast
Message to Aspiring YAG Members: Don't let anything hold you back, have a go and speak up about what new ideas could have an impact on your zone.

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