"It's definitely been a humbling experience. It's taught me to dig deep a lot."
The former world champion coach is only committed to the NZ team until January, so then what?
The Aussies are now back-to-back champions.
The defending champions claimed trans-Tasman bragging rights to conclude day one.
The shooter must make adjustments to her game for the condensed version of netball.
New Zealand finished a rocky 2023 on a high in Auckland on Monday.
The NZ women would not cover a 17-goal difference over the previous three encounters.
But they could not win by enough to take the silverware.
New Zealand must beat world champions Australia by 17 goals to lift the trans-Tasman silverware.
The towering shooter has been used strategically during the trans-Tasman series.
The NZ women must beat their rivals by 17 goals in the final meeting at Auckland.
New Zealand must still win the final game by 16 to lift the silverware.
The world champions have one hand on the Cup after another convincing win in Brisbane,
The Diamonds are now 2-0 up in the the trans-Tasman netball series.
An opening loss to Australia has motivated the NZ women even more to win back the trans-Tasman trophy.
The NZ women never led in the first of four trans-Tasman games.
Join us at 9:30pm Thursday as the four-game trans-Tasman netball series begins across the ditch.
The trans-Tasman series begins at Melbourne on Thursday.
Dame Noeline Taurua hopes to have Grace Nweke back on court during the two-test trip across the Tasman to start the series.
Dame Noeline Taurua says her contract extension through until January allows her to "connect with whanau to decide on what lies ahead going forward."