Friday Night Secondary School Leagues Results

Well done to all the teams involved in the leagues. Thanks to the Sports Co-ordinators at the schools. You do a fantastic job and make running the leagues a breeze.

Special thanks to Andy Cowie for organising the leagues for another year. Great job. Well done.

Results follow....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

Basketball Pacific U12 Jamboree July 8th -10th

NPBA is proud to host the 2016 U12 Basketball Pacific Jamboree.

This is open to all players under 12 years of age plus coaches and managers who want to learn more about the game and develop their skills.

If this is for you please contact Matt Cursons 021 753 447 for more information.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

NZ Maori Has Aaron Bailey-Nowell To Thank

Taranaki Mountain Airs forward Aaron Bailey-Nowell stepped up to help the New Zealand Maori men's basketball team when it was needed this week....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

2013 Awards

Congratulations to the following recipients of NPBA awards for 2013.....more

Senior League Finals 2013 Results

Well done to all the teams who made the NPBA finals played on Saturday 10 August at the TSB Stadium. You all presented yourselves really well and the competition was tough. All the games were exciting to watch and with one or two real nail biters.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

Boom time for Andrej Lemanis ... well, almost

Breakers head coach Andrej Lemanis gives the Taranaki under-15 boys teams some advice while in the region....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


Kevin Fenwick 021 240 1574more

NPBA 2013 Executive Committee

The 2013 Executive Committee was elected the NPBA AGM held at Sports Taranaki in November 2012.more

2012 Age Group Awards

Congratulations to the following group of players who were recognised at the 2012 NPBA Age Group Rep function held at Expresso Cafe on Sunday 11 November...more

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

Junior League Results for 2012

Results of the Junior Year 5 & 6, Year 7 and Year 8 leagues plus awards for Junior Referees.

Congratulations to all the players involved and special recognition to the winning teams. Thanks to all the parents, coaches, referees and supporters for making this league such an exciting one to play in.more

Senior Winter League Finals Day

The future of New Plymouth basketball is looking bright, with the two high school teams taking out the men's and women's premier competitions.more

Secondary School Results and Awards

Results of the 2012 Secondary School League together with Individual Awards for MVP, Best Defensive Players and Most Improved Players

Well done and thanks to all the teams, coaches, referees and administrators involved.more

Trojans finish sixth

The Taranaki Trojans women's basketball team had to settle for sixth at the national championships in Dunedin.more

Passionate About Basketball

He has taken on another challenge with the Taranaki Trojans women's team in the national league and the team has surprised a few.more

Age Group Success at the Nationals - Hornby Makes Tournament Team

New Plymouth teams enjoyed success over the Queen’s birthday weekend after all four of the U17 and U19 age group teams played in the BBNZ National Tournaments held in Tauranga and Dunedin.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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