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2018 ANZ Premiership season
|Motto||Made From More|
|No. of teams||6|
|Southern Steel (2017 and 2018)|
|TV partner(s)||Sky Sport|
The ANZ Premiership is the premier domestic netball league in New Zealand. The league was formed in 2016 as a successor to the trans-Tasman ANZ Championship, which was held from 2008 to 2016. The ANZ Premiership is contested annually by six teams based throughout New Zealand, with a total of 47 games played over 14 weeks.
The new domestic league was launched by Netball New Zealand as a successor to the ANZ Championship, a Trans-Tasman netball competition that was contested by five Australian teams and five New Zealand teams starting from 2008. The ANZ Championship saw netball reach the status of a semi-professional sport in both countries, with players making significantly higher salaries than in previous competitions. Over the course of nine years Australian teams dominated the ANZ Championship, winning eight of the nine seasons played.
The final season of the ANZ Championship was held in 2016. Each country subsequently announced separate leagues to commence in 2017. The Australian league was announced in May 2016 as "Suncorp Super Netball", while the New Zealand league was announced in July 2016 as the "ANZ Premiership". Six teams were announced for the new ANZ Premiership, including the five New Zealand teams from the ANZ Championship plus a new team based in wider Auckland.
The inaugural season commenced on 26 March 2017. The Southern Steel progressed through the initial round-robin stage of the 2017 season undefeated to emerge as minor premiers. The Steel also advanced through the finals stages undefeated, winning the grand final against the Central Pulse to become inaugural champions. The 2018 season commenced in May 2018, starting later in the year than the previous season due to the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia.
|Teams in the ANZ Premiership|
|Team||Colours||Established||Base||Main venue*||Head coach|
|Northern Mystics||2008||Auckland||The Trusts Arena||Helene Wilson|
|Northern Stars||2017||Auckland||Vodafone Events Centre||Kiri Wills|
|Waikato Bay of Plenty Magic||1999||Hamilton||Claudelands Arena||Margaret Forsyth|
|Central Pulse||2008||Wellington||TSB Bank Arena||Yvette McCausland-Durie|
|Mainland Tactix||2008||Christchurch||Horncastle Arena||Marianne Delaney-Hoshek|
|Southern Steel||2008||Invercargill||ILT Stadium Southland||Reinga Bloxham|
- * Some teams have secondary stadiums in other cities.
The ANZ Premiership operates as a 14-week tournament with 47 matches during the first half of the calendar year. In 2017, the official pre-season was held at Te Wānanga o Raukawa Campus in Otaki, with all six teams competing in the tournament between 10–12 March.
The season begins with a 13-week round-robin stage, followed by a two-game finals series. During the round-robin stage, each team plays every other team three times, accumulating competition points throughout the regular season. In the finals series, the 2nd and 3rd-ranked teams on the points table play off in the elimination final. The winner of this plays against the top-ranked team in the grand final.
Games throughout the season will be held on Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays. Three Super Sunday events will be held during the round-robin stage, with all 3 games being played featuring all six teams back to back at one venue.
All 47 games will be shown live on Sky Sport in New Zealand. Three Super Sunday events will be broadcast during the season, with all six teams playing back to back at one venue. Sky Sport will also show live games on Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the season, and air the popular Sky Sport TV show Netball Zone. 
|Season||Grand final||Minor premiers|
|2017||Southern Steel||69–53||Central Pulse||Southern Steel|
|2018||Southern Steel||54-53||Central Pulse||Central Pulse|
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