WHAT: For the first time in four years fans will see the Sky Sport Tall Ferns play in New Zealand as they take on Korea, Philippines and China – three of Asia’s top women’s basketball teams. These are big games with each team fighting for a spot at the Olympics!*

WHY: Girls basketball is on the rise in New Zealand and this is a celebration of women’s sport! We are bringing these big international games to New Zealand for the fans! Thursday is set for a ‘Girls Night Out!’ Get the crew together, dress up and get to the party!

TICKETS: Get your tickets from, starting from only $8.50

VENUE: The Trust’s Arena, Auckland


  • Thurs 14 Nov, 5pm: KOREA V CHINA
  • Thurs 14 Nov, 7:30pm. NEW ZEALAND V PHILIPPINES
  • Sat 16 Nov, 3pm. PHILIPPINES V KOREA
  • Sat 16 Nov, 5:30pm. CHINA V NEW ZEALAND
  • Sun 17 Nov, 3pm. PHILIPPINES V CHINA
  • Sun 17 Nov, 5:30pm. KOREA V NEW ZEALAND

Follow the Tall Ferns social media channels: @TallFerns Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. Hashtag: #TallFerns

*The top two nations will go through to a final round of 16 teams, to be played in February next year – host nation to be announced by FIBA. Of those 16 teams, the top 12 will qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.