• FIBA announces what’s needed to qualify for Rio

    FIBA announces what’s needed to qualify for Rio

    The Tall Ferns and Tall Blacks road to Rio has been made clearer this morning when FIBA announced the draws for the Olympic Qualifying Tournaments (OQT).

  • New Zealand enhances reputation as Basketball nursery

    New Zealand enhances reputation as Basketball nursery

    Tai Wynyard, Matt Freeman and Sam Timmins may be the latest and perhaps highest profile of New Zealand’s young basketball talent to head offshore, but they are far from alone in pursuing their hoop dreams in the American College system.

  • Tall Stories - 2 November

    Tall Stories - 2 November

    We were privileged to witness two of the New Zealand Tall Blacks finest shooting guards exhibit their skills over a four-hour period last Wednesday night.

     

    Corey Webster scored a career high 35 points (14/26FG)...

  • Tall Fern Tall Stories

    Tall Fern Tall Stories

    October 13 2015:  Our two Tall Ferns playing in Europe, Erin Rooney and Jillian Harmon were in outstanding form at the weekend both top scoring for their respective teams.

  • Opals beat Tall Ferns and qualify for Rio

    Opals beat Tall Ferns and qualify for Rio

    The 2015 FIBA Oceania Championship Olympic Qualifying Series pitched Australia, ranked 2nd in the world against New Zealand, the 22nd ranked nation. The result of game one in the series, played in Melbourne on Saturday,...
  • Tall Ferns beaten but not bowed

    Tall Ferns beaten but not bowed

    The Tall Ferns were beaten but not bowed in the first game in the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championship Olympic Qualifying Series losing 61-41 to the Australian Opals. The Tall Ferns put up a terrific defensive display matching the rebound effort of the taller Opals but were cold from three point...
  • Kereama and Tall Ferns are prepared

    Kereama and Tall Ferns are prepared

    Kennedy Kereama spoke with media twenty four hours ahead of game one of the 2015 FIBA Oceania Championship Olympic Qualifying Series series against Australia.The Tall Ferns head coach didn’t subscribe to the idea that the series would be daunting and perhaps even be a one...
  • Extra platinum & gold tickets released for ‪Tall Ferns‬ and ‪‎Tall Blacks‬ games

    Extra platinum & gold tickets released for ‪Tall Ferns‬ and ‪‎Tall Blacks‬ games

    We are pleased to advise that extra platinum and gold tickets have been released today for the Tall Ferns v Opals and Tall Blacks v Boomers! Curtain raiser games will include the FIBA U16 Oceania Championship bronze (2pm), silver and gold medal games (4:30pm)....

  • The Australian in the Tall Ferns camp

    The Australian in the Tall Ferns camp

    Tall Ferns assistant coach Chris Lucas has attended six world championships as a coach with various Australian teams, the most recent the Under 17 Women’s championships in the Czech Republic last year. When overlooked by the Basketball Australia appointments committee...
  • Tall Ferns name 12 to take on Australia

    Tall Ferns name 12 to take on Australia

    Following the narrow defeat to Japan, 81-73, in the final game of the Christchurch Casino International Women's Basketball Series Tall Ferns head coach Kennedy Kereama named his 12 players to face the Australian Opals.