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  • When does the season start and end?

    The season commencement date for seniors are:

    • Capital 2 and below - Good Friday 7 April
    • Capital 1 - Saturday 7 April
    • No matches Easter Sunday
    • Women, U21 and Capital 1 - Monday 9 April
  • How do I register / pay to play at North Wellington Seniors?

    Registrations must be made through our website at this link for senior club members.

  • How old do you have to be to play football at NW?

    The Senior Club accepts registrations from players aged 15 and above (right through to any age)!.  As the saying goes... 'you are never to old to play the beautiful game of football'!

  • What do I have to purchase to play football?

    • All players require shin guards (these are compulsory)
    • Football Boots
    • Maroon shorts (U21 only)
    • Maroon socks
    • All North Wellington apparel can be purchased through Football Central (Level 1, 230A Leftbank, 116 Cuba Street, Cuba Mall).  801-6767.
  • Where do I purchase gear?

    All player apparel can be purchased through Football Central.  You need to purchase North Wellington colours (maroon socks and maroon shorts). 

    Football Central are located at Top of Tory complex, 133-139 Tory Street, Wellington 6011 (Phone 801-6767)

  • What Team will I be Playing in?

    Team training sessions commence in January/February.  Once you have registered, you will receive emails inviting attendance at training. 

    Update: April 2012 - Senior members who have not been contacted about training/team, please contact Helen (helen@northwellingtonfootball.com)

  • Who is my Coach?

    These details will be provided to you once pre-season training has commenced and teams finalised. A contact list of all senior club coaches will be available at this link

  • What day is training?

    Team training arrangements are made once the mack up of each team is known.  Training facilities are available at local sports grounds including Kaiwharawhara Park and Alex Moore Park.

    Divisions 1-4 pre-season training is held at Alex Moore Park 6.30pm Tuesday and Thursdays.

    Women - 6.30 - 8.00pm Wednesday and 10.00am - 11.30am Sunday - both at Newlands Park

  • How much does it cost?

    Senior Club:

    2012 subs are $3,800 per team (discounted to $3,600 if paid by 23 April)!

    A deposit of $600 is to be paid by 30 March to secure your team spot.

    Any teams with unpaid subs after 24 April will not be able to play until they are paid in full.

    For non-playing members, the 2012 subsciption rate is $20.00

    Payment can be made to our bank account:

    • NWAFC, Westpac, Johnsonville
    • Account 030502-0600700-01
    • Please include your name and grade when making payment via internet banking.
    • If paying at a branch, please include your mobile number.
  • How do I know if my team training or game is cancelled?

    Arrangements for notifying cancellation of training will be confirmed within your team.  As a first resort checking if the grounds are open is  encouraged www.wcc.govt.nz or call 801 4134.  If sportsgrounds are closed, then training is always cancelled (this includes school grounds as well). 

    Cancellation/transfer of games information is available through Capital Football www.capitalfootball.org.nz (this information is sometimes posted on their site on a Friday night prior to game day).

    PDP game day transfers to the indoor venue will be notified either by email or through Newstalk ZB.

  • Why are grounds closed so much?

    This is a Wellington City Council decision.  Training day ground closures are usually made to preserve grounds for weekend matches.  Game day is often due to the field being unplayable.  More artificial turfs are being built in Wellington which will ease the cancellation burden.

  • Do I have to play for my college? If so, when?

    Players can continue to play for any junior club until they turn 14 (males) or 15 (females).  After this time they will play for a college.  Alternatively you can shift from the NW junior club into the NW senior club as they have teams at both the U17 and U21 levels catering for youth players.

  • How can I help the club? I don't have much time, but want to help..

    There are lots of ways, big and small that you can support the club. We rely on volunteers to ensure the club runs smoothly. There are many tasks that need undertaking. The committee is always keen to see new members come onboard, but we're also happy to have people just keen to help with odd jobs; fundraising (sausage sizzles, raffles, selling branding clothing, coming up with ideas), sorting gear at the beginning and end of the season, assisting at our open days, coaching, managing a team, the list is endless. The club is run on volunteers, so please talk to a Committee member. Contact details for the Senior club can be found here.


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