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Basketball: World history made in Tauranga

A sold out crowd, including NBA star Steven Adams, witnessed basketball history this week when The Whai took on Northern Kahu in a top table clash in Tauranga. This game is the first women’sRead more

Whai to start season in Tauranga

Thanks for the story SunLive!   Our first home game in Tauranga is July 5th 2022.  It is the start of a new baslteball era in New Zealand and in Tauranga.  The Whai represent the Waikato, BayRead more

Zero Alcohol Home Games

We are listening to our fans and they told us they want a great no alcohol expereince at home games.  TVNZ News thought that was pretty interesting and did a story about it.  You can see the storyRead more

New professional women's basketball team set to inspire young Tauranga players

Thanks BOP Times for picking up the story!   Read more here.Read more

Sharne Robati Interview

Takiri Butler catches up with Sharne Robati of the Whai Basketball Team. Listen to the interview here. Thanks Moana Radio!Read more

Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa will do so much for women's basketball

We are the mid-north Whai representing Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Gisborne. Therer are so many great things about this new league. Read more here.Read more

New equal-pay women's basketball league unveiled, hailed as 'game-changer'

Equal pay in professional sport!  One of the great aspects of the new Tauihi Basketball Aotearoa league.  Your team - the Whai are proud to be representing the Waikato, Bay of Plenty and GisborneRead more

Pay Equality Applauded

Megan Compain is still the only kiwi to have played int he WNBA - what an achievement.  We'd love to be a part of the story that gets the next kiwi to the WNBA. Here's what Megan had to say aboutRead more