Peter Gosnell

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Offseason Interviews Pt 2: Kayla Kiriau

Kayla is an NZBA alumni from 2011, and just graduated from Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA. Peter Gosnell interviewed her after her graduation, to find out the keys to her success and what her plans were for the future. Can you tell the players at home a little bit about your journey, what you …

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Philippines Scholarship Awarded

At our latest High Performance Camp at the ASB Sports Centre in Wellington New Zeaand we were honoured to be able to host Coach Josh Reyes and Coach Nash Racela from the popular Gilas Philippine National team. Gilas Philippine became famous for their ability at the recent World Cup in Spain putting in strong performances …

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2015 Las Vegas Teams named

After an extensive series of camps and trials that began in August 2014, we have finally selected 90 players to represent the New Zealand basketball Academy on the 2015 Las Vegas Tour. All teams will travel and compete against the the top AAU age group teams in the world in their age group – the …

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*DATE CHANGE* New Zealand Basketball Academy’s 2014 AGM

AGM of the New Zealand Basketball Academy Wednesday 2 July 1:30 p.m. Conference Room, EXODUS Gym, Tory Street, Wellington AGENDA CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF 2013 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING PRESENTATION OF ANNUAL REPORT ADOPTION OF ANNUAL REPORT PRESENTATION OF CHAIRMAN’S REPORT ELECTION OF OFFICERS APPOINTMENT OF AUDITOR GENERAL BUSINESS

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Las Vegas Auction Fundraiser

  To see a list of all the amazing items in the auction that will be up for grabs, CLICK HERE Fundraiser Auction Items 2 May 2014

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Player Diary – Connie Poletti

Hi Connie! How did you get started with the NZBA? Got a phone call from one of my coaches (Willie Banks)saying I should go down. Because it had the Las Vegas trial I was excited and determined to want to go and get in the team. What do you like most about the NZBA, and …

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High performance camp preparation

With the final trials for Las Vegas this weekend, we take a look at some of the best ways to stand out from the crowd and secure a place on your team ! . Be prepared: If your coaches have requested you to do something prior to the trials, make sure you get it done …

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How can the NZBA help me reach my goals?

Billy Simpson (#20) and Tyler Auelua (black hoodie) started attending the NZBA camps in 2013. Both of them have just come back from from the Koru Tour of Australia, where they played for the New Zealand U14 Development programme.   Hey guys, how was your tour experience over in Australia? Billy: It was awesome! All the coaches …

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Player Diary – Courtney Keech

Courtney Keech is a guard from Sacred Heart Girls’ high school, New Plymouth, New Zealand. She was a member of the New Zealand Basketball Academy’s 16U girls team that won the Adidas Super 64 title in Las Vegas, July 2013, and Courtney was awarded the MVP of the tournament.   Hi Courtney! How did you …

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Welcome Tara Hakiwai

  The NZBA is delighted to announce that Tara Hakiwai has joined our staff for 2014. Tara has an extensive background in sports, having worked previously for the Hurricanes and Wellington Rugby, and for the last three years as the General Manager of the Wellington Saints NBL team. Please welcome Tara warmly as part of the NZBA …

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