Joan Harnett-Kindley represented Canterbury in netball from 1960 to 1974, including six years as Captain. She played more than 100 matches for the Silver Ferns, including 26 matches across three World Cups. She was a member of the Canterbury Netball executive and coached club netball for 20 years. She was a member of the Canterbury-Westland District Real Estate Executive Committee, President of the Canterbury-Westland and Otago District’s Committees, the first woman appointed to the Real Estate Council, and the first woman awarded a Fellowship and Life Membership to the Real Estate Institute of New Zealand. She was an inaugural member of the Real Estate Authority. Mrs Harnett-Kindley was a National Judge of Master Builders House of the Year and is a Patron of the New Zealand Masters Games.
Mrs Joan Harnett-Kindley, of Wanaka, ONZM for services to netball and the real estate industry