Northern Stars coach Julie Hoornweg has decided not to seek an extension of her contract with the new franchise to return to her home in Australia.
The Northern Stars team have replaced injured player Holly Fowler with Kate Burley.
Northern Stars player Holly Fowler has suffered an injury to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) in her left knee.
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.