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,…

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2024 BRINGS NEW STAFF TO BADMINTON OCEANIA

Badminton Oceania is pleased to announce the appointment of two new staff members in the development team based in Auckland, New Zealand.  Sam Kreutzer replaces Nadia Bleaken, who finished up in December after 13 years in the role, as Participation and Development Manager with Dhanny Oud taking up the newly created role of Development Officer…

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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…

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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…

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Shuttle Time Delivered Through Inclusive GymBad Programme In Papua New Guinea

It is important that people with disability are allowed to contribute to the community. In Papua New Guinea, an innovative approach towards increasing the Shuttle Time workforce was taken, especially among people with disability and women.   Shuttle Time was delivered through the Team Up – Inclusive GymBad programme, the Australian government’s sport for development programme in the…

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Oceania Para Players In Tokyo, Japan

Featured: Wojtek Czyz (NZL) Oceania Para players are on the road again, this time traveling to Japan to play at the Hulic Daihatsu Japan Para Badminton International 2023.  This BWF Para Badminton International Level 2 tournament, which is a qualifying tournament for the Paris Paralympics 2024, features nine Australian and one New Zealand player. After…

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VICTOR Oceania Championships 2024 – GEELONG, VICTORIA

Badminton Oceania is pleased to confirm Badminton Geelong as the host of the VICTOR Oceania Championships and the Pacific under 17 Invitation Team Challenge in February 2024. The Oceania Championships fall within the Olympic qualification period and present a perfect opportunity for players to gain valuable world ranking points towards qualification on the Road to Paris. The tournament will attract around 200…

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