Dates for 2022:

  • Registrations open Friday 28th February 2022
  • Registrations close Friday 8 April 2022
  • Click here for updated Timeline of Dates for Registration 
  • PLEASE NOTE, There is NO prompt payment discount being offered this year.
  • Competitions start 11th May 2022
  • Full payment due 6 May 2022
  • Winter Basketball will finish up no later than 26 August 2022


Enforcement of Zero Tolerance Policy

  • The Basketball Manawatu Zero Tolerance policy will apply AT ALL TIMES!
  • The policy includes codes of conduct for Players, coaches, spectators and officials these will all be available to share on our website under SCHOOLS INFORMATION.
  • If there are any issues, please speak with a floor controller OR approach the control desk ASAP (preferably before the game is finished)


Competition Information

  • School Teams must have an Adult supervisor on their team bench during games
  • Primary competition – teams can be all boys, all girls or mixed  – focus is on kids playing the game
  • Intermediate – there must be two girls on court at any time for teams to be eligible for the mixed grade.
  • Only teams, coaches and managers on team benches. NO parents, this is for safety reasons.
  • Each team will be required to cover duties, teams will be given the same number of duties. If we can provide referees we will, but this is not a given.  We may from time to time call on coaches and managers to assist.
  • Mouth guards are compulsory for all School Grades!


Glory League

  • All games played at CET Arena will be filmed and the video/ highlights will be available for all REGISTERED players, coaches and managers
  • Primary Grade, and possibly Intermediate Grade games in 2021 will be filmed and emailed to team contacts.  Secondary School game footage will be emailed to ALL REGISTERED players, coaches and managers
  • We no longer use paper scoresheets in ANY of our Secondary School games.  iPads have now replaced these.  Scores are taken on the iPad and once the game is finalised, scores are updated automatically in Game Day.  Please ensure that you check scores before the game is finalised
  • Highlight reels and games can be shared on social media, emailed and saved to watch later

New Board Elected at 2022/2023 AGM

Read about our Basketball Manawatu newly elected executive board who will lead us into the "new Post Covid normal"

Looking to our Future

Exciting times ahead for our game

Be a Great Supporter - Let Them Play

Basketball Manawatu in association with BBNZ have introduced an innovative programme to keep every one safe while enjoying the game

Latest News

Read all of the current Press Releases and BBNZ Newsletters

Good Sports Guide for Coaches

A guide for coaches to support them to create quality experiences for the children they coach.

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