Wheelchair Basketball

Oceania champs beckon Taranaki wheelchair basketballer
May 21, 2017 A national wheelchair basketball player has called for more people with disabilities to join the sport. Taranaki’s sole New Zealand rep Ben Hekenui​ warmed up for the Oceania championships later in the year with a solid workout in the northern league tournament at New Plymouth on Saturday.Hekenui and his Mid ...
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Taranaki man scouted for multiple sorts at Halberg Junior Disability Games
April 28, 2016 Jack Brown has dreams of representing his country at the Paralympics but in what sport is still up in the air. Brown, who was confined to a wheelchair after a car crash in September, tried out several different disciplines at last week’s Halberg Junior Disability Games in Hamilton. He ...
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Wheelchair basketballers back after long absence
May 13, 2015 Taranaki will make their first appearance at the national wheelchair basketball championships at the weekend after a layoff of more than 20 years. The Taranaki Rollers are aiming for a top-four finish in the second-tier of the championships in Wellington. Co-coach Jake Mills said the Otago ...
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Taranaki enjoy home court
May 13, 2015 Taranaki wheelchair basketball rep Tama Hae, right, scrambles for the ball as Auckland Development player Codie Vincent closes in during the Northern Regions tournament at the TSB Stadium last Saturday. Taranaki won the match 38-14. They followed that victory with a 38-4 win over Waikato B ...
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Hanna geared up for court time
August 1, 2014 Hanna Moore likes wheelchair basketball for the freedom it gives her. And being able to play kitted out in a new uniform has made the experience more exciting for Hanna. The ParaFed Taranaki Youth Wheelchair Basketball team was presented with a set of personalised uniforms, including ...
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