The significant achievements in the junior space around the Zone in 2017
- 17,339 juniors playing in the Year 1-8 space across the Zone
- All 13 Centres endorsed to deliver Future Ferns across the Zone
- All 13 Centres delivering Future Ferns at Year 1 & 2 and Year 3 & 4
- 5829 juniors at Year 1-4 participated in Future Ferns across the Zone in 2017
- 2418 juniors participated at Year 1 & 2 a 4.6% increase in 2017
- 7 Centres delivered 6v6 Future Ferns at Year 5 & 6 – Netball Wellington, Netball Hutt Valley, Netball Taranaki, Hawkes Bay Netball, Netball Manawatu, Netball Kapiti, Netball Horowhenua.
- Netball Taranaki delivered the third Future Ferns Zone Festival in collaboration with the Zone and NNZ, providing skill sessions and game play for children Year 1-6 at TET Multi Sports Centre in Stratford. Previous festivals were held by Hawkes Bay Netball and Netball Hutt Valley.