Softball is being revamped in an attempt to attract new players.
The Taranaki Softball Association under the watchful eye of Allan Prestney, Witt’s Kaitakawaenga – Maori and Pasifika support co-ordinator, has shortened the game and moved it indoors to get more people involved.
“With it being mainly a Saturday afternoon sport we are loosing players due to work commitments,” she said.
Mrs Prestney said that too many games get rained off between October and December and moving indoors would enable play regardless of the weather.
She encourages people to have some fun and exercise by joining a team.
“We have mixed composite teams. So it’s just about giving it a go,” she said.
Teams are generally made up of nine players but can play with a minimum of 7.