South Canterbury netballer tears meniscus in right knee during training session last week and will miss the 2015 campaign.
Mainland side remain without naming rights sponsor just one month out from start of trans-Tasman netball league.
Australian teams have always intimidated the Pulse, and all - bar one - annihilated them last year.
Inspirational Silver Ferns captain Casey Kopua is working hard on the comeback from injury.
Ellen Halpenny's self-motivated fitness training has paid early dividends after an impressive showing for the Silver Ferns in this week's Oceania Tri-Series in Fiji.
Silver Ferns finish the Oceania Tri Series in style with a 76-34 win over Fiji tonight.
It took a while but the Southern Steel's star player Jhaniele Fowler-Reid is back in Invercargill.
Samoa were the latest side taken to the cleaners as New Zealand beat them 89-23 in Suva.
Maria Tutaia's return to the international fold was probably the highlight of New Zealand's 81-28 win over Fiji in Suva tonight.
New Zealand start their Netball World Cup preparations in Suva tonight.
Twelve players who were in the best physical condition selected for NZ trip to Fiji.
Midcourters Millie Lees and Shannon Francois and shooter Ellen Halpenny return for tri-series in Fiji.
The Silver Ferns players and coaches are determined to put a poor 2014 campaign behind them this year.
Southern Steel midcourter pushes thoughts of this year's netball world cup to the back of her mind.
The Diamonds enter the new year on a 19-game winning streak, including an unblemished 2014 campaign of 13 successive victories.
Rarely did the Kiwis play well and, sadly, losses became all too commonplace during 'disastrous' 2014.
The Tactix have a conundrum in their attack end next season but Silver Ferns coach won't dictate what happens.
Former Central Pulse midcourter Ngarama Milner-Olsen's hoping to compete in Ironman.
Wai-BoP Magic add Michaela Sokolich-Beatson to their squad as training partner for 2015 season.
Wendy Frew has added another milestone to her already vast list of netball achievements – she will captain the Southern Steel in 2015.
The next few months promise to be netball's equivalent of an extreme makeover.
Central Pulse Amazing Race through Wellington marks the start of pre-season training.
Former Samoan skipper Frances Solia appointed as Central Pulse assistant coach.
The Waikato-Bay of Plenty Magic name two young defenders as replacements in their trans-Tasman league squad.
The Southern Steel's quest for 2015 trans-Tasman netball success has officially begun.
Netball New Zealand has appointed Kiri Wills as coach of the National Development Squad.
Waikato-Bay of Plenty take new approach to trans-Tasman league pre-season, hosting two matches against Fiji in February.
Former Pulse assistant takes over role after long-serving ex-Silver Fern Julie Seymour decided against applying.
Bessie Manu's move to England set to be start of something bigger between the Magic and Bath.
Waikato-BOP Magic release Bessie Manu from 2015 contract so she can make career move to England.
Netball New Zealand to run a new high performance programme to support the country's elite coaches.
Waimarama Taumaunu undecided if she'll seek a further term as Silver Ferns coach beyond World Cup.
The tall defender is recovering well from injury and is ready to take her opportunity with the Waikato-BOP Magic.
Next year's trans-Tasman competition to feature six-team play-off series, NZ and Australian conferences and a Challenge Trophy.
HAMISH BIDWELL - The Dominion PostOPINION: Not being a surprise hasn't made the Trans-Tasman league changes any more palatable.
Next season the league table will be scrapped for a conference-based setup which will feed into a six-team extended playoff series.
Title-hopes boost for NZ teams in trans-Tasman comp with playoffs adopting six-team conference structure.
Steve Lancaster was looking for one thing from Netball Zealand - good people who can deliver success.
Fiji beckons for the Silver Ferns, but it will be no summer holiday as they prepare for World Championship.
Netball NZ announce their flagship team will play an Oceania Tri Series with Fiji and Samoa in Suva in January.
Former Crusaders lock given role as Netball New Zealand's head of high performance.
NZ farewelled netball icon Irene van Dyk, and possibly the Fast5 event, with a narrow win over Australia.
New Zealand warmed up for their sixth straight Fast5 netball final with a resounding win over Jamaica today.
The New Zealand Fast5 netball team have already secured a place in tonight's final with a pool match still to play.
PHIL GIFFORD - Sunday Star TimesOPINION: Nobody deserves a fitting send-off from international sport more than Silver Fern Irene van Dyk.
New Zealand beats Australia to remain unbeaten on the first day of the Fast5 netball tournament in Auckland.
A key part of the victorious New Zealand Fast 5 squads, Maria Tutaia gives an insight into how to prepare to win.
Not being able to play the Fast5 can't dent the great Silver Fern goal shoot's reputation in NZ.
Irene van Dyk 'gutted' her international career is officially over after back injury ruined her Fast 5 Ferns swan song.
Katrina Grant would like to be Silver Ferns captain one day. And she might well be.