Noni is a former NZ age group representative who spent a very successful college stint with the University of Texas El Paso, where she set a career record for assists. She was Best Defensive Player in the 2001 WNBL and made her international debut at last year’s William Jones Cup in Taiwan. Noni was part of the Ferns squad that won the silver Medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games and was selected for the All Star Five  at the Women's CBL Finals in 2006 and 2007. She captined the Tall Ferns through most of 2007. She was one of the first signings to play for the Christchurch Sirens.