Women Serve Up Doubles Match for the Ages as Lin Dan Departs

Women Serve Up Doubles Match for the Ages as Lin Dan Departs

A full-house at Eventfinda Stadium was treated to a superb day of play at the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open on semi-final Saturday. The highest quality play came from an unlikely source with tournament drawcard Lin Dan departing in somewhat mysterious circumstances, beaten in straight games by Ka…

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One of the Greatest Matches Ever Played in New Zealand

One of the Greatest Matches Ever Played in New Zealand

It was billed as the greatest match ever to be played in New Zealand and it is a match that most certainly lived up to that billing as the two-time Olympic, five-time World Champion and defending Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Open champion Lin Dan (China) took on the 2019…

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Kiwi Wildcards Set for the Games of Their Lives

Kiwi Wildcards Set for the Games of Their Lives

In such a star-studded international field, with multiple Olympic and World Champions on display, with so many of the world’s top ten ranked players and combinations chasing victory, it was always going to be tough for the New Zealanders to shine at next week’s Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Open,…

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ACG Schools Continues Partnership with Barfoot & Thompson NZ Badminton Open

The Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open is delighted to announce its continued partnership with ACG Schools, following their inaugural sponsorship of this event last year. Badminton New Zealand is excited to again be working with an innovative organisation that connects their passion for holistic education with badminton. ACG…

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BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Badminton Open Attracts Star Studded Line-Up

BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Badminton Open Attracts Star Studded Line-Up

It has happened again – the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open 2019 has raised the bar – with the deepest and highest quality assembly of world class badminton players the country has ever seen set to thrill crowds at Eventfinda Stadium from April 30 to May 5. With…

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Huawei Connecting Global Fan Base to New Zealand Badminton Open

Huawei Connecting Global Fan Base to New Zealand Badminton Open

Badminton New Zealand is excited to announce the addition of information and communications technology giant Huawei as a partner of the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open. With a business spanning over 170 countries and regions and connecting over one-third of the world’s population, Huawei is ideally positioned to…

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QExpress Delivers Thrilling Badminton to Kiwi Fans

QExpress Delivers Thrilling Badminton to Kiwi Fans

Badminton New Zealand is delighted to announce an exciting new partnership with QEXPRESS to support the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open in 2019. This exciting new partnership will help to deliver some of the world’s fastest and most exciting badminton action to Kiwi fans, with stars from around…

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SKYCITY Returns as Official Hotel for BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Open

SKYCITY Returns as Official Hotel for BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Open

Badminton New Zealand is pleased to welcome back SKYCITY as the Official Hotel and Major Partner of the BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Badminton Open in 2019. SKYCITY has been a long-time supporter of international badminton in Auckland, beginning back in 2013 when they came on-board to help relaunch the…

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Volunteer Stars Needed for NZ Badminton Open

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

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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