Former Silver Fern captain Bernice Mene was born into a sporting family, was selected for under age Canterbury representative teams from an early age, and the Silver Ferns at seventeen. A netball commentator and television presenter, Bernice was also an athlete and career education advisor for the New Zealand Academy of Sport, a Paralympics New Zealand project manager, a secondary school languages teacher, worked on government projects including the Constitution Conversation and most recently is the Manager of the Pinnacle Programme, a teenage mentoring programme funded by Hyundai NZ.
Bernice was a great choice of presenter. She arrived well prepared as a familiar face, formed a natural connection with the audience. Her abilitiy to be professional, friendly and fun provided a great addition to our event. - Tiffany Leeder, Key Account and Relationship Manager at the ANZ Championship.