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National League Statistics Keepers wanted

Want to get upfront and close to the action at the Mountaineers and Thunder NBL games?

Here's an opportunity you shouldn't miss.

We are looking for people who:

- love the game;
- have a head for figures;
- can keep cool under pressure:

Does that sound like you? Read on...more

NPBA U17 Boys Team Named

The NPBA is pleased to announce the following players as successful trialists for the NPBA U17 Boys team.

Please join the NPBA in congratulating these young men.more

Final U17 Trial

Please see the attached poster for details of the Second U17s NPBA Trial.more

New Plymouth U13 and U15 Boys Teams

The players who have been selected to play for New Plymouth at the Easter tournament are named below:more

Easter 2017 Development Teams

Please find below a list of the Easter 2017 Age group teams.more

Senior League Grand Finals Day Saturday 24th, TSB Stadium

Senior League Finals are on this Saturday September 24th at the TSB Stadium.

Dman Entertainment will be looking after us during the day.

Come down and support your favourite team, Entry free. All family, friends and supporters welcome.

Game schedule is:...more

U13 Boys Teams Announced

NPBA is pleased to announce that we have had some incredible attendance at our U13 Boys trials and as a result we are going to be having two teams going away to tournaments...more

U11 Boys and Girls Trials

All Boys and Girls under the age of 11 as at 31 December 2016 are invited to attend open trials this coming Sunday 28 August and FDMC gymnasium. Details in the attached poster.more

New Plymouth U13 Boys Team

NPBA would like to announce that due to the exceedingly high quality of participants and the overwhelming turnout at the latest trials it has been exceptionally difficult to finalise the team....more

New Plymouth U13 Girls Team

Congratulations to the following girls who successfully trialed for the New Plymouth U13 Girls basketball team that will be travelling away to the U13 Central Regional Championship in Wellington from October 5-8, 2016. The team is...more

New Year Summer League Draw

Draw for the second half of the summer league is now availablemore

Kiwi Hoops Coaching and Referee Workshops

If you are planning to coach a primary or intermediate school team this year, these are the perfect workshop(s) for you.

Similarly, if you have to blow the whistle for your team or you would like to develop your skills as a referee, you should take the opportunity to attend the referee workshops.

These workshops are free to attend. Details as follows....more

New Plymouth U17 and U19 Mens and Womens Trials

Trials for the U19 teams to travel to the Easter Tournament in Tauranga are scheduled for Thursday Jan 27th and Sunday January 31st. Details in the attached flyer...more

Basketball Pacific Easter Tournament 2016 Age Group Teams

Congratulations to the athletes who trialled for the U11, U13 and U15 Boys and Girls Basketball Pacific Easter Tournament team over the past two weekends....more

2016 Age Group Coaches

NPBA is now calling for Age Group Coaches for the Basketball Pacific Easter tournament in Tauranga and Rotoruamore

Referees / Players Rules Clinic

Stay up to date with the changing rules of Basketball and get a better understanding of the game.more

NPBA Celebrates New Life Members

NPBA celebrated the admission of four new Life Members to the Association at a function held at Woodleigh Sports Clubrooms on Sunday December 7th....more

Secondary School Awards

The following awards were handed out at the annual Secondary School prize giving held at FDMC Gym on September 16th...more

Annual Report 2013

President's Summary of 2013 Highlightsmore

NPBA Annual General Meeting

NPBA's AGM is set for AGM:
Sunday 24th November – 6.30pm at Sport Taranaki...more

Manuirirangi, Poletti secure their National spot

Congratulations to Kayla Manuirirangi and Connie Poletti who have secured a spot in the NZ U17 team to compete in the Australian U17 National Championship to be held in Melbourne in September....more

Senior League Ladders

Latest League Ladders attachedmore

Bayley Makes NZ U16's

The three secrets to success are:

1. Practice;
2. Practice; and...
3. Practice

There's no doubt Bayley Ransfield....more

Primary School League Draws

The draws for Years 0-4 Miniball, Years 5-6 and Years 7-8 are now available:more

BBNZ Level 1 Coaching Course

Coach Trent Adam is to conduct a Level 1 Coaching Course at NPBHS gym on Saturday and Sunday June 15th and 16th....more

NPBA Secondary School League Draws

2013 Secondary School league starts this Friday May 17th. League draws attached.more

U15s Travel to Palmerston North Tournament

One Boys team and two Girls teams travelled to Palmerston North today to compete in a Zone 3 U15 participation tournament. Teams from Hawkes Bay, Levin, Wanganui, TCB, New Plymouth and Palmerston North competed in the one day event....more

Todd Energy 99ers lead the Mens and Womens Premier Grades

Todd Energy 99ers Green remain undefeated after six rounds in the Mens Premier grade of the NPBA Senior basketball league. They are a clear three points ahead of their nearest rivals the Pak'n'Save Warriors who have three wins from five games to date.
Todd Energy 99ers Pink lead the Womens Premier grade after six wins from six games....more

New Plymouth U13 and U15 Rep teams

Congratulations to the following players who have been confirmed for the 2013 U13 and U15 Age Group rep teams.....more

Secondary School League Gym Marshalls

NPBA has a vacancy for its Friday night Secondary School league at Boys High School Gym...more

Rare Honour for Kiwi 'T

Talented Waitara basketballer Terai Sadler has earned an accomplishment that very few can lay claim to....more

New Senior League Draws

The Mens Premier Reserve and Womens Prem Reserve/A grade have revised draws....more

Breakers Coaches to run Clinic in New Plymouth

Coaches Andrej Lemanis and Dean Vickerman will be in New Plymouth on Tuesday April 23rd and will be running a coaching clinic which is free to attend....more

Special Ticket Prices to the Harlem Globetrotters

The Harlem Globetrotters are coming to New Zealand in May for the first time in over 12 years. Playing here in the TSB Stadium on Tuesday 28th May, they are bringing their world famous tradition of ball-handling wizardry, basketball artistry, and one-of-a-kind sports entertainment – this is basketball like you’ve never seen it before!more

Brooks Makes NZ U18's

NPBA congratulates Dane Brooks who was confirmed in the New Zealand U18 Mens team....more

Senior Leagues Start Tuesday March 5th

NPBA Senior Leagues tip off Tuesday March the 5th with Mens and Womens Premier Reserve grades getting underway.more

Level 1 Coaching Course

NPBA in association with Coach Steve McKean and Coach Trent Adam are calling for expressions of interest in a BBNZ Level 1 coaching course to be held in New Plymouth in the near future.

If you:more

New Plymouth U13 Girls Named

Congratulations to the following players who have been selected for the New Plymouth U13 Girls teammore

Taranaki Reps vs New Plymouth Reps

The goal may be the same but the game has changed. The AOBP (All of Basketball Plan) was implemented in 2012 under the direction of Sports New Zealand with a view to securing more resources for the sport of basketball in New Zealand. We now know what happened in that regard. 2013 saw Sports New Zealand announce that funding for the Tall Blacks and Ferns would be zero…zip!!more

Taranaki Age Group Rep Trials

Basketball Taranaki announces its second phase of trials scheduled for February 2013more

NPBA Age Group Trials

NPBA U13's and U15's boys and girls trials are to be held during the month of February.

Times and venues are:more

Urgently Wanted: New Plymouth U17 Age Group Coaches

At this stage of the year we don't have the coaching positions filled for the New Plymouth U17 Men's and Women's teams.

We need to fill these as soon as possible for their season to progress.

If you are interested please contact either:

Rep Co-ordinators Paul Crighton or Julie Gardner 027 444 2384

or:

Kevin Fenwick 021 240 1574more

BBNZ All of Basketball Plan (AoBP) and how it affects New Plymouth Representative Players

With the changes proposed in the BBNZ All of Basketball Plan (AoBP), there is now a new structure for teams attending BBNZ national age group tournaments. Click 'more' for further information .....more

New Plymouth Basketball Association is Inviting Applicants for 2013 Representative Team Coaches.

Here is the perfect opportunity to further your coaching career. NPBA requires coaches for men's and women's teams for all BBNZ age groups:
Under 23, Under 19, Under 17, Under 15 and Under 13.more

NP U15 Girls take third place

The U15 girls held off a strong challenge from Rotorua to take out third place in the BBNZ U15 Nationals being held in Wellington during the week Oct 8th - 12th, 2012...more

NPBA Awards Life Memberships

Four new life members were recognised at a year end Rep Team function on Sunday 4 December, 2011.

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