Gina Farmer had an outstanding career both on the domestic front and overseas. She attended East Central University in USA where she was the 1993 to 1994 the Sooner Athletic Conference women’s basketball player of the year.
Farmer was a member of the New Zealand team from 1992 to 2004, and competed at the 1994 World Championships in Sydney. She was also a member of the Tall Ferns team that competed at both the 2000 and 2004 Olympic Games.
Farmer played overseas from 1999 to 2004, predominantly in Hungary for team Szolnoki, where she helped them to win the Hungarian Cup Final in 2004 and also made the Europe Cup Final in the same year. Farmer was awarded Best Forward in the 2003 Europe Cup.
Farmer is currently assistant coach of the Alloyfold Canterbury Wildcats, currently defending champions of the Women’s Basketball Championships.