Easter Tournament Scorebench Clinic

Come along and join us at QEYC on Saturday 13th April at 10.30pm to learn how to scorebench for the upcoming Easter Tournament.

Award Totally Deserved

Rachel Gwerder our Director of Development has been awarded the Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup Award of Merit whilst at recent Koru Tour in Australia.

Support Coordinator Position

Are you enthusiastic about Basketball and have great organisation skills? Come join our passionate and fun team here at TCBA.

Navigators Flyer Term 1

Here is the Navigators Flyer for term 1 for 2019. If you haven't been involved in our programmes before, please follow the link to register or if you are a returning family please use your login details to register. If you child is involved in the Representative Programme they will automatically be registered in a session with no further cost.

U11 & U13 Representative Trials

U11 & U13 Rep Trials will be held at Trustpower Arena on 17th February. Please see flyer for the times for the various ages and information on how to register.

TCBA Represents at Koru Tour

Tauranga City Basketball Association Representatives on the Basketball Pacific Koru Tour 2019. Mentor Coach: Rachel Gwerder U16 Girls Coaches: Tony Webster & Gee Cooney U14 Girls Coach: Cairyn Rogers U18 Boys: Haamiora Joseph & Taine Atger U18 Girls: Hayley Dawson U16 Boys: Faauma Kupita, Oliver Taylor, Reegan Green, Uru Ngatai. U16 Girls: Aria Waite, Brooke Moore, Lillian M

Missy Nuku was named in All Star Five at Oceania Championships

A great article from the Sunlive team about Missy Nuku making All Star Five at the recent Oceania Championships held in Papua New Guinea.

We have moved

We have moved to a new office location.  Our phone number remains the same. Our office new address is 428 Devonport Road Tauranga 3112 Our postal address remains: P O Box 2135 Tauranga 3144

BBNZ announce 3 x 3 Summer Tour

The Tauranga date for the BBNZ 3 x 3 National Tour is 2nd February 2019 to be held at Blake Park. Register online at BBNZ to ensure your team gets a spot.

Upcoming Rep Trails

Who wants to play for the 2019 Tauranga rep teams? Excitement is building ahead of the trials to find next year’s Tauranga City Basketball rep teams. Four weeks of trials will be held at Aquinas College over four consecutive Sundays from November 18 through to December 9. The under-15 boys’ and girls’ teams, under-17 boys’ and girls’ teams and under-19 boys&r

Seeking Awesome Operations Manager

TCBA is looking for an Awesome Operations Manager to join our fun and passionate team. Your days will never be boring and could include venue bookings, social media, overseeing competitions, general administrative tasks or assisting at tournaments. You will need to be able to multi-task and problem solve on budget, but there are heaps of positives in helping kids play the game they love, whil

2019 BBNZ Tournaments to be held in Tauranga

BBNZ have confirmed that Tauranga will host the following BBNZ Tournaments in 2019; 3 x 3 National Secondary School Tournament in March, U15 Nationals in July and also the U13 Northern Regional Championships in October.

Walking Basketball Term 4 Flyer

Here is the term 4 flyer for Walking Basketball. Come join our fun low imapct basketball group on a Thursday morning.

William Raisbeck heads to the USA

Please see link for article on William Raisbeck heading to the USA to play College Basketball. Article from Bay of Plenty Times

Premier League Meeting

A reminder regarding the Premier League Meeting to be held on Thursday evening. You are invited to come along to an open meeting to discuss the exciting new plan for adult basketball in our region. The meeting will outline the new plan for developing clubs and linking these with high schools. We will also introduce our Apparel partner SAS and some of the benefits/resources they can provide. Nib

Atomic Masters Tournament

The Annual Atomic Masters Tournament will be held at ASB on 23 & 34the June 2018.  Entries close 15th June.  There will also be a Celebration function on the Saturday night upstairs in the suites.

TCBA U11-U13 Trials 2018

Tauranga City Basketball Association will be holding U11 and U13 trials on May 20th. Find out more details on the flyer below. 

2018 WBC to touchdown in Tauranga for opening weekend

See the below link from BBNZ on the WBC Tournament this weekend 2018-wbc-to-touch-down-in-tauranga-for-opening-weekend

Representative Camps with Aaron Fearne

Last week three groups of our representative programme attended a camp lead by Coach Aaron Fearne. Aaron has been involved coaching the Tall Blacks at the Commonwealth Games, he's recently been speaking with the new BBNZ High Performance Manager around New Zealand and is the former Cairns Taipans Coach. Bumping shoulders with industry's best

WBC Competition Comes to QEYC

The WBC Tournament tips off at QEYC on Friday 4th May. Come down and support our local players and see some great basketball. See below link for more information: Countdown to WBC begins

Adult Basketball

Interested in playing adult basketball? please contact us at:

Mel Young Easter Basketball Classic 2018 Results

Here are the Final Results for the Mel Young Easter Basketball Classic 2018

Updated Mel Young Easter Basketball Classic Draw for Monday

Here is the latest updated draw for Monday.

Mel Young Easter Basketball Draw

Here is the draw for the Mel Young Easter Basketball Classic. For results and individual grades please see the below link. Mel Young Easter Basketball Clasic Results and Draw by division

WBC Court-side Tables

TCBA are proud to be hosting the first WBC Tournament for 2018 from 4th - 6th May at QEYC. We have limited Corporate Court-Side Tables available at $320.00 (plus GST). Contact Mark Rogers to secure your table.

Bay of Plenty Times Article

See this article in Bay of Plenty Times regarding Basketball growth and court space in BOP Bay of Plenty Times article

Expressions Of Interest for Venue Controllers

We are asking for Expressions of Interest for Venue Controllers for our Winter Leagues. Please click on flyer for more information.

TCBA 3 x 3 Summer Series

See the poster for 3 x 3 Summer Series for events near you.

Tu Kaha - The Tall Blacks Culture

See the below article from BBNZ.

Win Sports Vouchers by entering BBNZ Survey

Basketball New Zealand - Home WIN sports vouchers - $250 and $500 up for grabs! To enter, do this survey for ACC New Zealand and us. ACC are doing some important research into injury prevention in sports, including basketball. Please help by doing this survey.

Expressions of Interest for Represenative Coaches 2018

Here is our EOI for Representative Coaches for 2018. Applications for these roles need to be to Rachel Gwerder, Director of Development, by 5.00pm, Friday 14th November.

NZU17 Women's team make history

HISTORY MAKING! The Aon NZU17s, have become the first junior NZ women's team to ever qualify for a World Cup!

3 x 3 at Gordon Spratt

Thursday 2nd November will see 3 x 3 returning to Gordon Spratt.  The competition will run until 21st December from 6.00pm - 8.30pm. Grab your team and see you there.

Good luck to the Aon New Zealand Under 17 Team heading to the FIBA Asia Cup

The NZ U17 Women's team including our own Briarley Rogers have arrived in India ahead of the 2017 FIBA U16* Women’s Asian Championship. The Championship will begin on Sunday 22 October in Bangalore and double as the Under 17 Women’s Basketball World Cup qualifiers. The top four teams will qualify for that World Cup, which is to be played in Minsk, Belarus next year. http://bask

Walking Basketball Term 4

Here are the dates for Term 4 for Walking Basketball. Join us for a fun, low stress workout.  Suitable for all ages and abilities.

Part-time Administration Person required

We currently have a part-time "Administration Extraordinaire" position available.

Wisconsin University v NZ Breakers Selection

Come and watch the NZ Breakers Selection play against Wisconsin University at QEYC at 7pm on Thursday 17th August. Tip-off is at 7pm.  Tickets are: $10.00 Adult $5.00 Student Corporate tables $320.00 plus GST (seats 8) Tickets are available from the TCBA Office or from the Venue Controller at any of our Leagues.

National award for our Director of Development

BBNZ have recognised the contribution that Rachel has made to Basketball and in particular Womens Basketball and awarded her a service award at the recent WBC Competition.

Basketball is on the increase

Jamboree 2017

Our Jamboree players set off for New Plymouth on Friday morning.  They were all excited and looking forward to having fun, making friends from other Associations and most of all playing basketball for three days. 


Final four this Friday and Saturday. Tickets available from Ticketek. TECT card holders get 50% discount if you show your card at Baycourt.

2017 Masters Tournament

The 2017 Atomic Masters Tournament will this year be held on 17th & 18th June, providing an opportunity for players to also attend the NBL Final Four both events held at ASB.

Change of Venue for TCBA AGM 2017

  Wednesday 24th May 2017 An important message from TCBA Executive Chairperson, Celeste Raisbeck   Due to the unprecedented interest in the TCBA AGM due to be held on THURSDAY 25th May we have had to move to a larger venue.   The TCBA AGM 2017 will be held on Thursday 25th May at 7:00pm at the ASB STADIUM LOUNGE – Located to the right of t

Ticket sales for NBL Final Four

Here is the link for ticket sales for the NBL Final Four games Together with TECT, TCBA is pleased to announce a discount when purchsing tickets with your TECT card.

May 2017 Newsletter

Here is our May 2017 Newsletter

Walking Basketball - Term 2

Join us for another term of fun and fitness.  Starting at QEYC on Monday 15th May.

Annual General Meeting

Our AGM will be held on Thursday 25th May 2017 at SportBOP at 7.00pm.

Mel Young Easter Basketball Classic

Check out the draw for the upcoming Tournament

BBNZ Secondary School 3 x 3 National Slam

See an article from Bay of Plenty Times

Tony Webster - Development Coach

TCBA are thrilled to annouce the appointment of Tony Webster to join the Coaching Staff. See the below link featured in the Bay of Plenty Times

3 on 3 Twilight League

Get your team ready! Our 3 on 3 basketball league will be running on Thursdays, starting from March 9th at Gordon Spratt Reserve, Papamoa. $30 per team.  All ages welcome. 

Walking Basketball - Term 1

Walking Basketball Join us for a fun, low impact way to enjoy the game. We have sessions running at QEYC on a Monday morning and ASB on a Thursday morning. All ages and abilities are welcome.

3 x 3 Tournament Waihi Beach

A 3 x 3 Basketball Tournament is being held at Waihi Beach this Sunday 29th January

Bay Times Article on 3 x 3 in Tauranga

Read the article about 3 x 3 in the Bay by the Bay of Plenty Times

BBNZ 3 x 3 Burger King Tour

The BBNZ 3 x 3 Burger King tour returns to Tauranga on Saturday 21st January at Blake Park.  To register follow the below link:

Positions Available at Tauranga City Basketball

Due to the continued interest and growth from with in our sport we currently have three positions available at Tauranga City Basketball. If you are interested in Basketball and would like to be part of a dynamic team to continue the positive gorwth in basketball in Tauranga see the advertisement.

Summer 3x3 Series

TCBA's summer 3x3 series starts this Saturday (3rd December) at Papamoa Plaza. Grab some mates and get along for fun outdoor basketball and the chance to win prizes. All entries also get BBNZ ranking points. To enter follow this link:

Walking Basketball At QEYC

Join us for Walking Basketball, a fun low impact way to enjoy the game.  Held at QEYC during November 9am - 10am, Monday 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th.  All ages and abilities welcome.

Walking Basketball

Join us for a fun, low stress workout playing your favourite game.  This new session will be at QEYC each Monday in November from 9am - 10am starting Monday 7th.  All ages and abilities are welcome.

Navigators Term 4

Navigators Term 4: Come Joing our Fantastic Coaches Rachel Gwerder & Luke Appel for Term 4 of Navigators: The programme consists of weekly coaching sessions, where basic fundamentals are introduced in an age-relevant manner within FUN activities and drills. Players need no experience to attend. Players enrolled in Term 4 get first right of entry into Midnight Madness. Our Fantasti

Tauranga City Basketball Term 4 TECT Primary Summer League

Tauranga City Basketball will be running a summer league in Term 4 this year. The league is proudly supported by TECT who have subsidised the league to anyone wanting to enter. It will be on a Monday night with games played between 4pm-6pm. We will be running a year 3&4 league & year 5&6 league. League is running for 6 weeks. For more information please contact Maree Green on le