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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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Lin Dan - Jonathon Stone for Badminton NZ

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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Sayaka Takahashi - Evan Xiao for Badminton NZ

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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Ayako Sakuramoto & Yukiko Takahata - Evan Xiao for Badminton NZ

JAPANESE PAIR GO ONE BETTER AND WIN 2018 WOMEN’S DOUBLES

Ayako Sakuramoto and Yukiko Takahata enjoyed one of their greatest moments as a doubles pairing, taking out the Barfoot & Thompson New Zealand Open women’s doubles title, defeating Cao and Yu (CHN) in straight games. Runners up in 2017 in New Zealand, the pair went one better this time around…

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