Lin Dan - Badminton Photo

CHINESE SUPERSTAR HEADLINES DAY TWO OF THE BARFOOT & THOMPSON NEW ZEALAND OPEN

CHINESE SUPERSTAR HEADLINES DAY TWO OF THE BARFOOT & THOMPSON NEW ZEALAND OPEN Day two of the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open features the headline act, with two-time Olympic Games gold medalist Lin Dan (China) playing his first-round singles match at 6:40pm at the North Shore Events Centre. The tournament…

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Abhinav Manota - Badminton NZ

MANOTA OPENS 2018 BARFOOT & THOMPSON NZ BADMINTON OPEN CAMPAIGN

NZ Champion Abhinav Manota is underway in the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open, winning his way into the main draw of mixed doubles with partner Justine Villegas, defeating fellow Kiwis Chris Steeghs and Rebecca Fong 21-10, 21-15. “I am very excited and luckily the Australians pulled out of…

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Abhinav Manota competes at the North Harbour International

WILDCARDS CARRY NEW ZEALAND HOPES AT BARFOOT & THOMPSON NZ BADMINTON OPEN

New Zealand’s best badminton players will take on the world at the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open played at the North Shore Events Centre this week (from May 1st to 6th), but such is the quality of the tournament that most will have to fight their way through…

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BADMINTON SUPERSTAR HEADLINES STRONG FIELD FOR BARFOOT & THOMPSON NZ OPEN

BADMINTON SUPERSTAR HEADLINES STRONG FIELD FOR BARFOOT & THOMPSON NZ OPEN

The star attraction of a star studded Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open arrives into New Zealand for the first time tomorrow (Sunday). Chinese superstar and two time Olympic Games gold medalist Lin Dan touches down at 5:30pm (NZT) at Auckland International Airport, making his long awaited first visit…

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BADMINTON SUPERSTAR HEADLINES STRONG FIELD FOR BARFOOT & THOMPSON NZ OPEN

BADMINTON SUPERSTAR HEADLINES STRONG FIELD FOR BARFOOT & THOMPSON NZ OPEN

Two-time Olympic Games gold medalist and former men’s singles world champion Lin Dan highlights the entry list for the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open, with the Chinese superstar headlining the BWF Super 300 event at the North Shore Events Centre, starting next Tuesday May 1st. With gold medals…

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ACG EDUCATION JOINS BARFOOT & THOMPSON NZ BADMINTON OPEN FAMILY

ACG EDUCATION JOINS BARFOOT & THOMPSON NZ BADMINTON OPEN FAMILY

The Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open continues to grow its family of supporters with ACG Education announced today as a new major partner. Badminton New Zealand is excited to be working with an innovative organisation that connects their passion for holistic education with badminton. Over the past twenty…

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Kolorex partners with Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open

Kolorex partners with Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open

Badminton New Zealand is excited to announce that Kolorex® has been named an official partner of the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Badminton Open. This exciting new partnership connects Kolorex®, a uniquely New Zealand company with the world through the huge global reach of the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand…

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Smashing for Starship

Smashing for Starship

Join us for this exclusive charity event and official opening of the BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Badminton Open 2018. The evening will feature an opportunity to play a doubles match at this World Tour venue, potentially being matched with a sports star. There will also be a charity auction…

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Show Your Colours - Association Day

Show Your Colours – Association Day

Badminton New Zealand extends an invitation to our associations to attend the Semi-finals of the BARFOOT & THOMPSON New Zealand Badminton Open, with this special deal. Associations can purchase bulk tickets to the Semi-finals on Saturday 5th May for 50% off, plus bonus rewards for every 25 tickets. For more…

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Badminton Secures Showpiece Event for Four Years Thanks to Barfoot & Thompson

Badminton Secures Showpiece Event for Four Years Thanks to Barfoot & Thompson

On the back of recent rapid growth with numbers doubling at Secondary School level across New Zealand, Badminton received a further boost today with its showpiece event, the New Zealand Open, secure for the next four years thanks to new naming rights partner Barfoot & Thompson. The Barfoot & Thompson…

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