The former Silver Ferns captain Wai Taumanu is now the new coach of the New Zealand netball side.
She takes up the role immediately - and just before a three test series against Australia later this month.
Incumbent coach Ruth Aitken has stepped down early, citing family reasons.
Taumanu told our sports reporter Stephen Hewson that she got the news on Sunday.
CKPT READY: netball interview
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early out at 2'29... in that sense