The news puts doubts over Jane Watson’s availability for next year’s Commonwealth Games.
Dame Noeline Taurua's side will face England, Australia and South Africa in January.
Ameliaranne Ekenasio and her husband have announced the arrival of their second child.
Newshub can reveal the netball world champions are finalising a rare series against England and Australia.
The males had the last laugh in netball's 'Battle of the Sexes'.
Under a new proposal, the number of mandatory sports would be slashed from 16 down to just two.
With the series already won, the NZ women's comeback fell just short at Wellington.
The outcome came down to a crucial turnover in the final seconds at Wellington.
The NZ women snuck away with a one-goal victory in the final seconds for their second win of the three-game series.
The Silver Ferns back up for another clash against the NZ men's side on Monday.
The world champions eased away late against the undermanned men in Wellington.
Join us for all the action, as the Kiwi netball world champions square off with their male counterparts in the first of three games.
Coach Dame Noeline Taurua says their upcoming series is an opportunity for her prospects to prove they can thrive at netball's elite level.
The attacker tweaked an adductor against England last month.
The world netball champions are scheduled to face Aotearoa Men in Wellington next week.
The schedule will be condensed into 12 weeks before July's Commonwealth Games.
The NZ women are scheduled to face their male counterparts in three games next week.
Several star players were missing in the series-deciding test in Christchurch.
The world champions surrender the Taini Jamison Trophy to the Roses, after winning the first test.
NZ squandered a 10-goal halftime lead, as they wilted in the second half at Christchurch.