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Karin Burger

Wing Defence, Goal Defence, Goal Keeper

Biography

At what age, and how did you become involved in netball?

6, It was the only girl’s winter sport at my school at that time.

 

What are you looking forward to most about the upcoming ANZ Premiership season?

Getting on court and playing some new positions.

 

What is your biggest accomplishment in your sporting career?

Silver Fern Development Squad

 

What is your pre-game ritual?

I don’t have one. As long as I have something to eat and I’m geared up for the game, I am happy.

 

What is your favourite training exercise/activity?

Speed and Agility Training

 

What is your least favourite training exercise/activity?

Broncho’s

 

If you could give some advice to your younger self, what would it be?

Keep going, the hard work will pay off.

 

If you were not a netball player, what would you be doing?

No idea, haven’t even thought about that!

 

How do you spend your time off the court?

My full time job at NZIS during the week and hanging out with friends and family on weekends if there’s time.

 

Where do you draw your inspiration from?

From those who have helped me become the player I am today.

 

What is your favourite travel destination?

Too many to choose from and hopefully I’ll add more to the list soon!

 

What is your signature dish?

Pumpkin fritters

 

What is your favourite quote?

Do things to the end.

 

Who is your sporting hero?

Don’t have a specific one; there are so many sporting heroes out there and they are all heroes for different reasons.

 

If you could learn one random skill, what would you learn?

Speaking more languages

 

What’s one thing on your bucket list?

Traveling around the world!

 

Achievements

2012 U19 Wellington Team, 2013 Wellington NPC, 2014 U23 Central Team, 2014 Hutt Valley NPC, 2015 U23 Central Team, 2015 Wellington NPC, 2016 Central Beko Team, 2016 Silver Fern Trialist, 2016 Silver Fern Development Squad

The Staff

Fran Scholey

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Position: Operations and Team Manager
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Lenore Anderson 

Position: Finance and Office Manager
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Jane Hunt

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Waimarama Taumaunu

Position: High Performance Director 
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