The Silver Ferns have named two new caps in Quad Series squad.
Ameliaranne Ekenasio will take a step away from netball with the 25-year-old goal attack and husband Damien expecting their first child.
Teams will have little respite in the inaugural New Zealand elite netball league next year.
Laura Langman will be ready and waiting to answer an SOS call from New Zealand netball if they need her in 2017.
New Zealand have blown Australia away in the final of the Fast Five netball world series at Melbourne's Hisense Arena.
Australia has survived an incredible assault from New Zealand sharp shooter Maria Tutaia on their way to an exciting 32-29 victory in Fast 5s netball.
Defending champions New Zealand have unfurled contrasting wins in their first two games at the Fast5 netball world series in Melbourne.
The newest New Zealand netball team to take part in next year's new domestic league has been revealed.
The Silver Ferns showed plenty of guts but finished without any glory, edged 49-45 on Thursday by Australia in the fourth and final Constellation Cup Test in Invercargill.
The most difficult part of Maria Tutaia's rehabilitation came when the 103-cap Silver Ferns goal attack realised she'd have to lower her expectations.
Former Silver Ferns great Sandra Edge will be the Central Pulse assistant coach in next year's New Zealand elite league.
In two nights from now Laura Langman will venture into unknown territory - not being a Silver Fern.
Diamonds skipper Clare McMeniman says her side's defensive combinations are beginning to bear fruit after a clinical 12-point Constellation Cup victory.
Competition in the Silver Ferns shooting circle is giving coach Janine Southby a bit of a headache.
The Australian Diamonds have all but won their sixth Constellation Cup in seven years after thumping New Zealand 62-50 in Auckland.
Silver Ferns sharpshooter Maria Tutaia is confident for a return to the side for their crucial third Constellation Cup test match against Australia on Saturday night.
Gun goal attack Maria Tutaia is likely to make her first Silver Ferns appearance of the season.
The Silver Ferns have stunned Australia in a thriller, winning 53-51 to level the Constellation Cup in Launceston.
Silver Ferns head coach Janine Southby is pleased with her teams' efforts after claiming a massive 53-51 win over Australia.