One of the most distinctive venues in Auckland will be the new home of the Northern Stars.

A southern challenge awaits New Zealand’s newest netball team when the ANZ Premiership begins its inaugural season in March 2017.

A “new vitality” is the point of difference coach Julie Hoornweg hopes the Northern Stars will bring to the 2017 ANZ Premiership.

Experienced CEO Tim Hamilton has today been announced the General Manager of the new Auckland-based team in the ANZ Netball Elite League.

Experienced international coach Julie Hoornweg has been appointed to lead the new Auckland-based team in the inaugural ANZ Netball Elite League beginning in 2017.