Roy Williams had a distinguished sporting career in track and field athletics winning the 1966 decathlon gold medal at the Jamaican Commonwealth Games. He was also named New Zealand Sportsman of the Year that year.
Not so well know is that Roy played basketball at Club, Provincial and International level throughout the 1950’s and early… Continue reading »
The NZ Development Tour (NZDT) is a competition based programme designed to accelerate the development of participants and provide competitive experiences against Australian teams at the Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup in Albury, NSW 13-18 January, 2014 (Final results from the tour can be found here.)
Basketball New Zealand (BBNZ) emphasis is… Continue reading »
The A & AA Secondary School Premierships tip off this morning around the country.
Tournaments will be played at North Harbour (AA Zone One), Rotorua (A Zone One & Two), Taupo (AA Zone 2), Porirua (AA Zone Three), Nelson (AA Zone 4) and Westport (A Zone Four)
Results will be available here.
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Next week, Basketball New Zealand has 120 players, along with support staff, at the Australian Junior Country Basketball Cup at Albury, New South Wales.
For many, the annual Koru Tour is a first opportunity to play or coach basketball internationally and while winning is important, development and an enjoyable experience are just as… Continue reading »
With the allocation of venues for the next three years, Basketball New Zealand has finalised its 2013 national tournament calendar.
Next year will see a dramatic change to the competitive programme in line with the All of Basketball Plan.
“The allocation of the seven tournaments covering 2013-15 has been a challenge compared… Continue reading »
The 2012 BBNZ A and AA Secondary School Premiership Tournaments tip off today.
These qualifying tournaments are being held around the country at Waitakere (Zone 1), Rotorua and Taupo (Zone 2), New Plymouth (Zone 3), and Dunedin and Westport (Zone 4).
The tournaments run Wednesday, September 5 – Saturday, September 8.
Head… Continue reading »
The KORU TOUR is a competition programme designed to accelerate the development of participants and provide competitive experiences against Australian teams at the Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup in Albury, NSW (14-19 January, 2013).
The teams were selected after a rigorous selection process after the completion of the 2012 Cluster Camps. Congratulations to those who… Continue reading »
The following athletes have been selected to progress through to the North/South Cluster Selection Camps to be held in July.
If you are in the list below and did not received an email regarding the camp on the 22nd June, please email National Junior Teams Coordinator, Melinda Hodgson or call 04 498 5954
The Koru Tour is a competition programme designed to accelerate the development of participants and provide competitive experiences against Australian teams at the Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup in Albury, NSW (11-22 January, 2012).
Koru Tour Fixtures & Results
Click here to see the 2012 Koru Tour Fixtures
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Development Cluster Camp 2 (U13 &U17) – 18 or 19 June 2011
We are pleased to introduce our new Online Registration and Payment System for our members to enter events organised by Basketball New Zealand. It is set up in conjunction with SportingPulse to provide an easy-to-use, quick, and environmentally friendly solution to register to… Continue reading »