Oceania Juniors To Experience International Badminton Through Development Opportunity

With the VICTOR Oceania Championships 2024 fast approaching, Badminton Oceania is again taking the opportunity to incorporate a youth development programme for the Pacific countries into this seven-day, two-tournament event, providing the youngsters with insights into the world of international badminton. The VICTOR Oceania Championships 2024 is a festival of badminton, showcasing an individual tournament,…

Development Manager, Nadia Bleaken Says Farewell To 13 Years At Badminton Oceania

It is the end of an era for Badminton Oceania as Nadia moves on from her role as Development Manager as she has relocated to live in Hobart, Australia.  During her time with Badminton Oceania, Nadia has seen and been a part of significant changes within the organisation.   From initially moving the office from Wellington…

Thailand Training Camp to Tournament Time

With support from the Badminton World Federation and Badminton Oceania, four players from Badminton Australia and four from Badminton New Zealand have recently attended a 10-day training camp at the Banthongyord Badminton School in Thailand. The training consisted of twice daily sessions alongside a number of international players including current men’s singles World Champion Kunlavut…

TakeCare Badminton Interscholastic League 2023 kicks off in Northern Marianas

Pictured: Caleb Cui (right) and Aaron Zheng. Photo Credit: Leigh Gases Saipan International School will start its title defense in the TakeCare Badminton Interscholastic League against Kagman High School, as the 2022-2023 season of the Northern Marianas Badminton Association-sanctioned competition kicks off at the end of January in the Gilbert C. Ada Gymnasium. SIS won…

Northern Marianas legacy transpires with first BWF international tournaments sanctioned in 2023

Pictured: Janelle Pangilinan and Jenine Savellano, Northern Marianas, competing at the 2022 Pacific Mini Games. Photo Credit: Michael Jornal Badminton Oceania and Northern Marianas Badminton Association (NMBA) are delighted to announce the addition of two new International Challenge tournaments to the BWF Calendar in 2023, taking place back-to-back in June.   Tournament Category Date Location…

Oceania Tour 2022 winners announced

The Oceania Tour is an initiative linked to our player development programme which encourages players from Oceania to participate in international tournaments across the region, earn world ranking points and compete for prize money which will be used to support future international training and competition opportunities. The Oceania Tour 2022 awards $1,500 NZD for singles winners…