Amelia Kerr among three newly contracted WHITE FERNS

Sixteen-year-old Wellington Blaze leg spinner Amelia Kerr has taken another big step forward in her cricket career by accepting a full New Zealand Cricket central contract. The teenager becomes the youngest-ever contracted WHITE FERN, while Wellington Blaze and WHITE FERNS’ stalwarts Rachel Priest and Sophie Devine are among the other contracted...

Announcement on the Future of Cricket In Wellington

Last night at a presentation to clubs, schools, and other key stakeholders, Cricket Wellington unveiled ambitious plans for New Zealand’s summer game within the Wellington region. Cricket Wellington board chair, Sally Morrison, outlines the vision behind these plans, “Cricket Wellington are inspired to create outstanding cricket experiences for the people...

Sir Richard Hadlee Launches The Skipper’s Diary in Wellington

On Tuesday 19 September, thanks to Crombie Lockwood, Cricket Wellington were honoured to host the launch of Sir Richard Hadlee’s new book, The Skipper’s Diary. The culmination of three years of dedication from Sir Richard, The Skipper’s Diary tells the story of the famous “49ers” – the New Zealand cricket...

Coaching in County Cricket: what better place to learn

Wellington Firebirds’ Assistant Coach, Glenn Pocknall, has been taking us on a journey through his development as a coach. In this week’s post, he looks back five years to a northern hemisphere summer spend with Sussex in the UK. You can read Glenn’s previous post here.   It’s fair to...


Shout out to this crew, who deal with some great weather at the Basin Reserve and Westpac Stadium but always come through.

Today, they had a pitch ready for the Wellington Firebirds to play an intersquad game.

Cricket. On the Basin Reserve. In September. That takes some effort 👏

📷 thanks to
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VACANCIES | A number of positions are currently being advertised at Cricket Wellington.

For details and to apply, visit:

You can find background information on the future direction of cricket in Wellington, which these roles will help implement, here:
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