VIDEO: Anita Punt teaches Nelson kids a few tricks


Nelson Born captain of the New Zealand Blacksticks team Anita Punt is top of her game in the hockey world.

The 27 year-old has been named in the top 10 players globally, she is the fastest women hockey player and one of the top drag flickers in the world. Anita is the top goal scorer of all time and she is one of the most capped players.

Young Nelson hockey players had the chance to meet Anita on Saturday as they took to the field in two hockey clinics run by the sports star.

Nelson Live went along to find out what it takes to become a world renowned sportsperson.