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Volunteer Stars Needed for NZ Badminton Open

Badminton New Zealand are looking for a few key individuals to take on leadership roles in our volunteer team to deliver the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open in 2019. These important roles will require a small amount of pre-event work as well as a commitment to attend the…

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Fiordland Lobster Joins Badminton New Zealand in Legendary Partnership

Badminton New Zealand is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with the Fiordland Lobster Company. The Fiordland Lobster Company have been named an official partner of the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open and will also support the New Zealand National Badminton Team contesting the Sudirman Cup in…

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LIN DAN LIVES UP TO SUPERSTAR STATUS IN BARFOOT & THOMPSON NZ OPEN WIN

He came with top billing, he came with superstar status, Lin Dan did not fail to deliver – on any count at the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open during a week of record breaking crowds, a best ever field of players (40 players or combinations ranked in the…

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TOP SEED TAKAHASHI CLAIMS TITLE

The top seed lived up to expectation with an easy win in the women’s singles final at the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open, with Sayaka Takahashi (JPN) taking out the match 21-13, 21-14 over unseeded Zhang Yiman (CHN). Zhang gave her all but in truth was never a…

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