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BNZ KIWI HOOPS – a basketball programme for tamariki!

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BBNZ Kiwi Hoops is Basketball New Zealand’s national basketball programme for tamariki. It uses basketball activities and games-based learning to support tamariki to develop skills and confidence and grow their love for the game. There are five ways BNZ Kiwi Hoops will be delivered across the motu in 2024.

These are:

  • In-school 4–8-week programme
  • After-school 4–8-week programme
  • 1-off events – in schools and/or communities
  • Holiday programme(s)
  • Gameplay formats

To get involved, contact for further information.

Thanks to our recent partnership with BNZ, the BNZ Kiwi Hoops programme is more visible than ever before – helping to connect more tamariki with local opportunities to get active and have fun.

The programme provides best practice tools and resources for coaches, teachers, parents, volunteers, and administrators to ensure all tamariki can play basketball in a safe and enjoyable environment.

To get the full BNZ Kiwi Hoops programme in your pocket at home download the free Coachmate App.

Nominate your school to receive a free BNZ Kiwi Hoops programme!

Our friends at BNZ are giving away 30 BNZ Kiwi Hoops programmes to primary and intermediate schools across Aotearoa. Up to 100 tamariki from each school selected will be able to take part and they will all go home with a BNZ basketball.

If you would like to get your hands on a free BNZ Kiwi Hoops programme for your school, nominate them at – and please share with your friends, and whānau.

And tune into The Morning Shift podcast with Brook Ruscoe, Marc Peard and Jordan River as they chat everything BNZ Kiwi Hoops and basketball over the coming weeks.

Nominations are now open and close at 11:59pm on Wednesday 10 July.


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