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Parliamentary victory celebration for Silver Ferns to be held 'in coming months'

Sports Minister Grant Robertson says a welcome home reception will be held for the World Champion Silver Ferns in the "coming months".

Given a number of players and coach Noeline Taurua are not returning to New Zealand immediately the public will have to wait to show their appreciation with the team in person.

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Taurua won’t have much time to celebrate her World Cup win, as she is coaching her club side in Australia on Saturday. Source: Breakfast

"We really want to celebrate our world champion Silver Ferns properly," Mr Robertson said on Twitter.

"Given that Noeline and many of the players are not coming back for a while, we will host a welcome home reception at Parliament in the coming months when they are all back home."

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The former coach says that this morning's win will also benefit men's netball. Source: 1 NEWS


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