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Northland Cricket is pleased to announce the appointment of Stephen Cunis to the role of General Manager, effective immediately.

Stephen has been the Operations Manager at Northland Cricket for the last 5 years and brings with him a wealth of knowledge, passion and experience in all areas of cricket. With a playing background in age group through to first class cricket, Primary Teaching and then coaching up to NZA level, Stephen has the skills to continue the development of Northland Cricket moving forward. His depth of cricket knowledge combined with his passion for Northland have been key factors in his success so far and will be welcome attributes in his new role and the challenges he will no doubt face.

“I am excited about this new opportunity,” said Stephen “and am looking forward to working with the cricket community to make cricket stronger at all levels within the Northland region.”

In tandem with Helen Smith, they have seamlessly run the organisation since April and the Northland Cricket Board is very grateful for their hard work during that time. At the same time Stephen takes up his role Helen takes on extra responsibilities and becomes our Commercial Manager.

“I am very much looking forward to my future at Northland Cricket with Stephen and the rest of our team” said Helen. “Thanks to the Board and the Northland Cricket family for their support.”

The Board and staff at Northland Cricket wish Stephen and Helen all the best in their new roles


The Northland Cricket AGM is to be held on Saturday September 24th at 12pm in the Plus Pavillion. All details are below and nomination forms for the Board of Directors can be found underneath the poster. 

AGM 2016

Nomination form for Board of Directors – download here


The WBHS 1st XI are heading over to Queensland to tour next October and the fundraising efforts have started now. They have teamed up with Hell Pizza and they need your help! Anytime you order a pizza online, enter the code WBHSQLD17 and $3 will automatically go towards the teams fundraising efforts. Share the code around with all your friends and family to help out the players!! See the poster below for all the details..



Well that’s the end of the 2015-16 cricket season. We wish everyone a restful winter, and for those playing winter sports we hope you go well. Keep an eye out for updates on our Facebook page, remember our school holiday programmes and if you hvae any inquiries please contact the NCA office – 4382400.


The Northland Cricket end of season prize givings were held over the last couple of weeks and the list of winners are listed HERE


NCA General Manager Warren Marr with new Sponsor Brent Martin of Plus Chartered Accountants.

NCA General Manager Warren Marr with new Sponsor Brent Martin of Plus Chartered Accountants.


Northland Cricket are delighted to have Brent Martin from Plus Chartered Accountants as the new naming rights sponsor for the pavilion at Cobham Oval. The pavilion will now be called “The Plus Pavilion.” Brent is a local lad made good and a true “cricket tragic.” General Manager, Warren Marr said “it is great to have a sponsor who loves the game and who has a genuine interest and desire to see it grow and develop in Northland. This is going to be a fantastic relationship and one that will be a win/win for both parties.



Ben Collis and his team at Digital Promotions in Nelson are the team to thank for our fabulous Northland Cricket website. The overhaul they gave it last season continues to look good and they are really great at making small adjustments here and there when needed. They are awesome to work with, no problem is too big or small and they are happy to talk through all your website design needs.  Head over to  and check them out! 


The Northland Cricket Association is based at Cobham Oval in Whangarei and was established in 1927. For the past 88 years the NCA has administered cricket in the area from Warkworth to Kaitaia. Keep checking back on the website for all the latest news, reports and results from everything that is Northland Cricket.   Cobham Oval pavillion

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