New Zealand Football Fantails

What is Fantails?

If you've got young girls looking to give football a go in a fun and safe environment, Fantails is the programme for you!

Fantails is a programme designed to attract new female players aged 4–12 years old to the beautiful game through sessions focused on helping girls make friends, having fun, improving their skills and being active through football.

Fantails sessions will be held each Tuesday evening during terms 3 & 4.

  • Date: Tuesday evenings (the first session is 18 July 2023)
  • Time: 5:00pm to 5:45pm
  • Where: Wainoni Park, Greenhithe
  • For: Girls 4 to 12 years old


Fantails is free for all girls.

How to Join

Join the Greenhithe / North Harbour Fantails Hub:

Principles of the Fantails Programme

Boost Confidence - Fantails sessions are a safe environment where girls are able to be themselves, try new things, and boost their confidence.

Fun and Enjoyment - Learning about football and futsal through fun and engaging activities is at the heart of every Fantails session.

Develop Life Skills - Fantails aims to help young people develop life skills such as respecting others, having a positive attitude, and overcoming challenges.

Friendships - Fantails is a great place for young girls to make new friends and we want to help foster and grow these new relationships.

​​​Female Role Models - Having female role models to look up to and aspire to will support young girls reaching their potential in sport and life.

Improve Skills & Movement - The programme gives opportunities for girls to move and play - exploring the 11+ Kids fundamental movements.

Further Information

Check our the Fantails pages on the New Zealand Football website!