Malia Vaka (nee Paseka)

  • GS
  • GA
  • DOB: 23/09/1994
  • Height: 183cm

Adept at both shooting roles, Malia is an outstanding athlete; her great elevation, aerial skills, sure hands and feet, and easy shooting style providing all the necessary attributes to make a significant impact on the game.

Spending some of her early playing years in Australia, Malia returned to New Zealand where she represented the NZSS team and played her first year of the Trans-Tasman Netball League with the Mystics in 2013. She went on to play a role in the NZU21 team’s gold medal win at Netball World Youth Cup 2013, before gaining selection for the Silver Ferns for Netball World Cup SYDNEY 2015. She is returning to the court in 2017 following the birth of her first child in 2016.

Goals 182
Goal attempts 251
Goal percentage 72.51%
Centre pass receives 134
Rebounds 0
Deflections 10
Intercepts 2
Turnovers 65
Total Penalties (contact + obstruction) 56
Rebounds (Off) 15
Pickups 13
Contact penalties 39
Obstruction penalties 16
Minutes played 657
Matches played 15