Our Game

Our history, our heroes and more about our game – Netball.

Life Members

Irene McInnes +

• 1932

Myrtle Muir+

• 1948

Betty Armstrong+

• 1949

Stella Schnack+

• 1965

Sara Foster+

• 1966

Rena Mackenzie+

MBE

• 1967

Catherine Vautier+

OBE

• 1967

Eileen Lane+

OBE

• 1968

Margaret McAughtrie+

• 1969

Evelyn Bell+

• 1969

Ona Coatsworth+

• 1975

Edna Yates+

QSM

• 1975

Jean Lodge+

MBE

• 1977

Joyce McCann+

MBE

• 1978

Marjorie Jenden+

QSM

• 1981

Anne Taylor

OBE

• 1987

Dame Lois Muir

DNZM, OBE

• 1989

Judy Russell

MNZM

• 1991

Betty Steffensen

QSM

• 1991

Dawn Jones**

CNZM, OBE

• 1993

Joyce Ellis*+

• 1994

Dal Knuckey*+

QSM

• 1994

Monica Leggat

MNZM

• 1997

Christine Archer

• 1999

Fay Freeman

ONZM

• 2002

Sheryl Dawson

MNZM

• 2003

Sheryl, Lady Wells

CNZM

• 2006

Taini Jamison

OBE

• 2010

Robyn Broughton

ONZM

• 2010

Marian George

QSM

• 2011

Kereyn Smith

MNZM

• 2012

Leigh Gibbs

ONZM

• 2017

* Life Member NUNZ Only (Netball Umpires of New Zealand)
** Life Member Netball New Zealand and NUNZ
+ Now deceased

Abbreviations MNZM - Member of the New Zealand Order of Merit
OBE - Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
QSO - Queen’s Service Order
DNZM - Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit
ONZM - Officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit
CNZM - Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit