Calendar of Nelson, Tasman, South Island and National Basketball events and tournaments for 2017more


NBA Summer Camp is back from the 13-15th January at Saxton Stadium.
We have some of the best coaches from around the country attending including the current U16 boys head coach and the Super city Rangers assistant coach, along with the top local coaches. camp 2017 is not to be missed!
Contact for your registration formmore

Summer 3x3 basketball starts today!

The 3x3 Summer League starts today at Jack Robins Stadium in Stoke.
Please head over to the News tab on the draws page to access the draw for all grades for the term.
See you Courtside!more


NBA will again be running its elite academy in term 4.
Sessions start the week of the 17th October.
For more information and details on training times, locations and coaches as well as how to register please download the attached form.more

2016 Results

The final standings for the 2016 club and college seasonmore

3X3 Summer League registrations now open!

We are now accepting registrations for teams from year 3-10 for our term 4 Summer League.more

u19 nationals is heading to Nelson this week

NBA is hosting the u19 National Basketball Championship from the 20-23rd of July at Saxton Stadiummore

A huge thank you to our amazing volunteers!

Its national volunteers week and Nelson Basketball would like to take this opportunity to thank our fantastic volunteers. You give countless hours to our players as coaches, managers, referees and score bench personnel and without you all NBA wouldn't exist.
Thank you all from the Nelson Basketball communitymore

2016 End of Season Dates

Finals dates for all competitions for the 2016 seasonmore

NBA open gym at Jack Robins

Open gym sessions start on Friday the 10th of June for college age players. Come down to Jack Robins Stadium from 3.30-5 for shooting, skills practice or get a pick up game going. Giants captain fantastic Sam Dempster will be on hand along with Sparks player Tilly to offer coaching advice if needed.
See you friday!more

Winter club competition registrations

With the 2016 club season nearly upon us its time to dust off those boots and get your team registrations organised! These are due with a 50% deposit by the 26/04/2016more

Nelson to host WBC tournament 2 this weekend

NBA will be hosting the second tournament of the 2016 Women's National Basketball Championship from the 1st-3rd of April at Saxton Stadium.
The Nelson Sparks will take on 5 games over the 3days to earn their place in the top 6 to contest the 2016 title.

The Draw for the weekend can be found on the BBNZ websitemore

It's Summer League Time again!!

Mixed Summer League basketball is back at Jack Robins stadium.
This is a fun pre-season league for mixed teams (must be a minimum of 2 females on court at all times), and is run on a monday night with the first game at 6pm.
Email Tilly at for more details and how to register your team!more

Nelson Sparks Fundraising Quiz at Speights Ale House

The Nelson Women's team, The Nelson Sparks are having a Quiz at Speights Ale House February 15, 6.30 pm as a fundraiser for their 2016 WBC campaign. Tickets are $10 and all ticket sales go directly to the team. Tickets are available from Jack Robins Stadium.more

Summer League 2015

Registrations are now open for 2015 Summer League!
This mixed social league will run for 8 weeks and is a fantastic way to keep up those basketball skills and fitness in a fun environment. Please see the file below for more information on the league and how to enter your team.more

U13 Tasman Association Tournament

Thank you to all the teams that competed in the U13 Tasman Association tournament held in Nelson over the weekend.more

Steven Adams is coming to town!

Steven Adams is coming to town! Next Thursday 28th August at 5.00pm, meet the man himself!!more

International Basketball on SkySport


Tall Ferns v Opals test on Monday at 7.30pm on Sky.
Tall Black v Boomers test on Tuesday at 7.30pm on Sky.

The NZ Under 16 girls are on Sky at 4.30pm v Australia today in a World Champs qualifier
The NZ Under 16 boys are on Sky at 4.30pm v Australia Tuesday in a World Champs qualifier.

Everyone tune in to Sky over the next two days to watch some exciting internationmore

Volunteers Needed!

Nelson Basketball will be hosting the Junior Secondary Schools Premiership Zone 4more

U13 Boys Nelson Team 2015

CONGRATULATIONS! To the following players who have been selected to represent our Region in the U13more

Senior A Draw

Hi all,

Attached is the Men's & Women's A Grade Draw for the remainder of the season. Note there is no basketball during Secondary Schools Tournament Week (6.9.15), the last games will be on Sunday 20th September.


Primary Schools Miniball Tournament Results

Primary Schools Miniball Tournament Results played on Sunday 2 August 2015more

Primary Schools Miniball Tournament

Please find attached the draw for the Primary Schools Miniball Tournament for this Sunday 2nd August at Saxton Stadium.more

Senior A Draw

Senior A draw for this Sunday 02.08.15more

Senior B Draw

Attached is the Senior B Draw for Term 3.more

College Term 3 Draw

The College draw for Term 3 2015 is now up under the Draws/Results/Standings heading under College.more

Intermediate Term 3 Draw

Attached is the draw for Intermediate Competition for Term 3more

Miniball Term 3 Draw

Attached is the draw for Miniball Competition for Term 3more

Where have the basketballs gone?


NBA are missing basketballs!!
Please if you have a NBA basketball please return it to the Nelson Basketball office in Stoke. We are in desperate need to get our basketballs back!more

Girls U13 Nelson Selection Girls Trial 2

There will be a second trial for the U13 Nelson Girls Selection team. It will be held at Jack Robins Stadium on Sunday 19th July 3-4.30pmmore

Boys U13 Nelson Selection Trial 2

The following players have been selected to attend a second trial for the Nelson U13 Selection teammore

U13 Nelson Selection Trials

U13 Nelson Selection Trialsmore

Intermediate Draw 29.06.15

Intermediate Draw 29.06.15more

College Draw 01.07.15

College Draw 01.07.15more

U13 Nelson Selection

Hi everyone,

U13 Nelson Selection was pencilled in for this Sunday 28th June, due to availability of selectors & venues we are unable to trial this weekend. Updates will be posted on our website and emailed out to relevant schools and clubs.more

College Draw 24.06.15

College Draw for Wednesday 24th June 2015more

Intermediate Draw 22.06.15

Intermediate Draw for Monday 22nd Junemore

College Draw

College Draw for this Wednesday 17.06.15more

Intermediate Draw 15.06.15

Intermediate Draw for Monday 15.06.15more

College Draw 10.06.15

College Draw for Wednesday 10th June 2015more

Mens & Womens B Grade 9.6-30.6.15

Men's and Women's B Grade Draw up until Tuesday 30th June 2015more

New General Manager

It is with absolute delight we announce the appointment of Andrea Cockburn as the new General Manager for Nelson Basketball Association.more

Tasman U17 Girls selected

Congratulations to all of you for a great tournament over the weekend and for being the only team to beat South Canterbury! You proudly represented Nelson Basketball Association. Thank you.more

FHBL Draw 07 June 2015

FHBL Draw for 7th June 2015more

College Draw 27-5

College Draw for Wednesday 27th May 2015more

Mens & Womens B Grade 25-5

Men's & Women's B Grade Draw for Tuesday 25th May at Saxton Stadiummore

Intermediate Draw for Monday 25-5/8-6

Intermediate Draw for Monday 25 May and Monday 8th June.

There is no basketball on Queens Birthday, Monday 1st June 2015

Happy hoopingmore

Mens & Womens A Grade Winter 2015 24-May

Mens & Womens A Grade Winter 2015 24-Maymore

Mainland U17 Draw Nelson 30-1 June

Mainland U17 Draw Nelson 30-1 Junemore


Miniball Draw 29-5-15


Miniball Draw 22-5-15

Miniball Draw for Friday 22ndmore

College Seeding Draw Wed 20-5-15 Saxton & Jack Robins Stadium

College Seeding drawmore

Mainland U17 Boys Coach

Mainland is pleased to announe that Adam Rainbird is the coach for the Mainland U17 Boys team.

Thanks Adam!more

Mainland U17 Girls training

Mainland U17 Girls trainingmore

Intermediate Draw

Intermediate Draw for Monday 18th May 2015more

U17 Girls Mainland

Apologies re the delays in announcing the U17 Tasman Girls team. Tasman are still looking for a coach for this team.more

U17 Tasman Boys Team Selected 2015

Following a competitive weekend of games, Sam Dempster & Tony Shallcrass have selected the following players to be part of the Tasman Squad. Non-traveling players are still to be advised. Training will be Tuesday afternoons 3.30pm - 5pm at Saxton Stadium. There will also be weekend training commitments - to be advised.more

FHBL Draw Sunday 17th May 2015


U15 Mainland Girls Team Selection 2015

Thank you to those that trialled for the Mainland team on Friday night. Brent has selected the following team and trainings will be on Sunday 4.00 – 5.30pm at Jack Robins Stadium.more

General Manager vacancy

Want to lead an electrifying future?

The association is looking for a General Manager to lead electrifying opportunities for people to participate, enjoy and excel at all levels of basketball within the greater Nelson Region.more

U15 Mainland Boys Team Selection 2015

Thanks to all of the boys that trialled last night for the Mainland U15 team. Again it was a tough selection, proving that the pipeline of talent coming through Nelson Basketball is very exciting!

JJ Boyd has selected the below boys for the Mainland team.more

Mainland U15 Boys & Girls Trials

Mainland U15 Trials for boys and girls are on this week at Jack Robins Stadium!

Thursday 7th May 4-5.30pm BOYS
Friday 8th May 4.30-6.30pm GIRLSmore

FHBL Draw Sunday 10th May

The Fulton Hogan Basketball League has started. Please find the draw for this Sunday 10th May attached. Happy hooping everyone!!more

Senior Registration Forms

Registrations are open for the Men's and Women's A & B Gradesmore

Inclusive Trust's Fulton Hogan League Information

Commencing its 10th year of competition the FHL (now under the umbrella of the Inclusive Sport Trust)has all the information for 2015 heremore

Fulton Hogan Results 2014

FHL results and Standings for 2014more

Tasman Basketball Coaches Announced

The 2015 Tasman Basketball coaches have been appointed for U15 - U19 rep teams.more

2015 Regional & BBNZ Tournament Calendar

2015 Tournament Calendar for all Regional & BBNZ Tournaments along with Tasman training Camps and Nelson Selections.more

Nelson Basketball - what's happening and what are the programs available?

The NBA offers programs suited to age and ability with the view to enhancing members experiences and providing opportunities to grow and developmore

NBA Player Academy

The NBA Player Academy is for those boys and girls interested in extending their basketball skills to become part of our representative age group teams:U13, U15, U17 & U19 (Girls only) in 2015.more

Junior Basketball Development for Years 5 -10 Term 1 2015

Junior Development is for those who want to keep developing their basketball skills along with some game time.more

3x3 Summer League Finals Rap

3x3 Summer League finals were played on Wednesday 10 December with close matches to wind it up.more

NBA Individual Awards 2014

The Individual Award winners for 2014's senior competitions were presented their trophies at the Nelson Basketball Associations AGM.more

Junior & Senior Competition Winners and Runners up

A list of all the junior & senior competition winners and runners up for the 2014 season.more

Nelson Basketball Competition Results 2014

A summary of all Nelson Basketball Competition Finals held last week. Miniball, Intermediate, College and Senior.more

U13 Tasman Boys and Girls Teams announced

After a successful training camp last weekend Coaches Ed Book and Farishta Peterson have named their travelling teams.more

Tasman U13 Squads announced

From the Tasman Selection Tournament in Westport the following players have been named to participate in the first training camp in Nelson the 23rd and 24th August.more

A brilliant result......22 athletes on the radar

22 players from Nelson were nominated for the BBNZ National Talent Camp in the U16 and U17 age group with all being invited to attend the weekend camp in Timaru.more

U17 Nelson Boys / Mainland Zone Tournament

The U17 Nelson Boys are playing in the Mainland Premiership this weekend.more

Basketball New Zealand - Situations Vacant

Basketball New Zealand is seeking an Events Manager.more

U17 Tasman Girls team named

Following on from the training camp last weekend Coach Phil Kouka has named a travelling side of 10 players and 2 non travelling reserves to contest the National Championships in Harbour in Julymore

Nelson Basketball U15 Squads Announced

The Nelson Basketball U15 Boys and Girls teams to contest the Mainland Premierships in Westport in July have been announced.more

U15 Tasman Girl's squad announced

The U15 Girl's squad to contest the National Championship in Wellington in July has been namedmore

U15 Tasman Boy's squad announced

The U15 Boy's squad to contest the National Championship in Wellington in July has been namedmore

Tasman U17 squads announced

Following on from the Tasman Regional Selection Tournament held in Blenheim last week the Tasman squads have been selected.more

Summer League Finals

The mixed summer league finals and playoff games were played last night, Monday 7 April at Jack Robins Stadium.more

2014 Senior Registration

Registration forms for the Men's A grade, Contours Women's A Grade, Men's B Grade and Contour's Women's B grade are available here.more

2014 Car Company College Registration

Get your College registration form heremore

2014 Intermediate Registration

Get your school's 2014 registration form heremore

2014 Miniball Registration

Get your School's Miniball Registration form heremore

Local, Regional & BBNZ Tournaments 2014

The 2014 Calendar for all Local, Regional and National Tournaments.more

Jess Bygate - Tall Fern - Spark getting American Air Time

Nelson's Jess Bygate is interviewed for American TVmore

Hospers a "Fighting Scot"

Nelson's Lily Hospers is embarking on a Div II college career with Edinboro Universitymore


All of Basketball Pathway meeting notes

Following the meeting last week the discussed information is now available to digest.more

Finals Basketball Results

Finals for all NBA Competitions were held during the week 10 - 14 September. Winners are listed below.more

Nelson players abroad

Nelson's  Jess Bygate reports on their experiences in the USA


Coachforce Officer driven by The Car Company

The Car Company Nelson is in behind the Coachforce Officer role run by Nelson Basketball


Nelson Basketball DVD

Take a few minutes to view the new Association DVD - From School Yard to Wolrd Stage -

myfiba important message

To view Fixtures/ Results Ladders and Standings click heremore

Where are they now? information required

Past members, players, administrators we need names!!more
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