Thanks to continued generous sponsorship from Bank South Pacific, the BSP Netball in Paradise 2023 marks its 10th year anniversary when over 200 international players and supporters arrive in paradise for the tournament that will run from December 1 to 7 at the National Sports Arena in Nikao. SUPPLIED/23112710
Netball in Paradise 2023 marks its 10th year anniversary this year with over 200 players and supporters set to live it, love it and play netball in paradise between Saturday, December 2 to Thursday, December 7.
continued generous support from naming sponsor Bank South Pacific, the BSP
Netball in Paradise has been attracting netball lovers to Rarotonga to play and
experience the magic of the Cook Islands.
well as financial support, BSP staff will be ambassadors to the event and are
volunteering time to support the tournament games that will be played at the National
Sports Arena in Nikao.
opening games will be held on Saturday at the indoor Nikao courts starting at
9am and running into the early evenings and right through the week.
tournament is free admission and local netball lovers are guaranteed to enjoy
competitive and highly skilled netball games that will have you on the edge of
(23) netball teams from across Aotearoa New Zealand will take part in the
tournament in the social ladies’ division as well as the open ladies division
and the highly athletic open mixed division.
netters are also set to take to the courts with both under 17 and under 15
divisions also being played in the tournament.
Netball in Paradise is the main fundraiser event for Netball Cook Islands. It also
plays a key role in creating incentives for visitors to travel to the Cook
Islands and happily boost the economy while playing netball.
Islands Tourism is on board as partner sponsors of the event to support event
management team Destination Management Cook Islands (DMCK) deliver a memorable
event that can continue to grow and keep boosting the Cook Islands community
through sports tourism.
overseas netball lovers, it’s not a hard sell with 23 teams combining over 200
players and supporters set to arrive for the 10th anniversary of the
BSP Netball in Paradise 2023 tournament.
between scheduled games at the multi sports arena, many of the teams and
supporters will head out and explore the island by way of lagoon cruises or
local guided tours and other activities.
the Cook Islands Netball national team in the Solomon Islands for the Pacific
Games, local players make up some of the visiting team numbers that is sure to
add to the friendship building and fun making during Netball in Paradise.
a busy two months for athletes and sports enthusiasts, so good luck to the
national Cook Islands netball squad at the Pacific Games and don’t forget to
mark your diary for the BSP Netball in Paradise dates from Saturday, December 2
to Thursday, December 7 to catch excellent netball battle at the multi sports
arena in Nikao.