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  • The NBL is a basketball league in New Zealand
  • Watch NBL basketball online with bet365 live streaming
  • Wellington Saints & Auckland Stars are the most successful teams in the NBL
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New Zealand NBL Live Streaming Online


The National Basketball League (NBL) is a men's semi-professional basketball league in New Zealand. The league started in 1982 under the management of the New Zealand Basketball Federation. 

Auckland, Canterbury and Wellington dominated the first decade of the NBL with the Wellington Saints and Southland Sharks the dominant teams since 2010.

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New Zealand NBL Winners & Runners-up


Auckland won the first two New Zealand NBL Championships. Wellington Saints are the defending champions and have won three of the last four New Zealand NBL Championships.

YearChampionResultRunner-up
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2019 Wellington Saints 78 – 68 Hawke's Bay Hawks
2018 Southland Sharks 98 – 96 Wellington Saints
2017 Wellington Saints 108 – 75 Southland Sharks
2016 Wellington Saints 94 – 82 Super City Rangers
2015 Southland Sharks 72 – 68 Wellington Saints
2014 Wellington Saints 85 – 69 Hawke's Bay Hawks
2013 Southland Sharks 92 – 81 Nelson Giants
2012 Auckland Pirates 89 – 83 Wellington Saints
2011 Wellington Saints 106 – 97 Hawke's Bay Hawks
2010 Wellington Saints 2 – 1 Waikato Pistons
2009 Waikato Pistons 2 – 0 Nelson Giants
2008 Waikato Pistons 2 – 0 Wellington Saints
2007 Nelson Giants 2 – 0 Hawke's Bay Hawks
2006 Hawke's Bay Hawks 84 – 69 Auckland Stars
2005 Auckland Stars 69 – 68 Hawke's Bay Hawks
2004 Auckland Stars 80 – 68 Nelson Giants
2003 Wellington Saints 97 – 88 Waikato Titans
2002 Waikato Titans 85 – 83 Nelson Giants
2001 Waikato Titans 112 – 97 Wellington Saints
2000 Auckland Rebels 95 – 78 Nelson Giants
1999 Auckland Rebels 79 – 72 Canterbury Rams
1998 Nelson Giants 81 – 73 North Harbour Kings
1997 Auckland Rebels 2 – 0 Nelson Giants
1996 Auckland Stars 2 – 1 Nelson Giants
1995 Auckland Stars 2 – 0 Hawke's Bay Hawks
1994 Nelson Giants 67 – 66 Canterbury Rams
1993 Hutt Valley Lakers 68 – 66 Canterbury Rams
1992 Canterbury Rams 79 – 71 Palmerston North Jets
1991 Hutt Valley Lakers 103 – 92 Wellington Saints
1990 Canterbury Rams 76 – 73 Nelson Giants
1989 Canterbury Rams 91 – 83 Auckland
1988 Wellington Saints 81 – 78 North Shore
1987 Wellington Saints 100 – 87 Canterbury Rams
1986 Canterbury Rams 87 – 82 Wellington Saints
1985 Wellington Saints 114 – 111 Auckland
1984 Wellington Saints 96 – 83 Auckland
1983 Auckland 80 – 77 Wellington Saints
1982 Auckland n/a Waitemata Dolphins

New Zealand NBL Live Streaming FAQ

Where can I watch New Zealand NBL Live Streaming online?

Check our live streaming calendar to see where to watch New Zealand NBL live streaming online.

Who has won the most New Zealand NBL Championships?

Wellington Saints have won the most New Zealand NBL Championships with 11, the next best team is Auckland Stars with nine.

Who are the New Zealand NBL champions?

Wellington Saints are the New Zealand NBL champions after beating Hawke's Bay Hawks 78-68 in the 2019 NBL final

How many teams are in the New Zealand NBL?

There are currently 10 teams in the New Zealand NBL.

What teams play in the New Zealand NBL?

The 10 teams that currently play in the New Zealand NBL are Auckland Huskies, Canterbury Rams, Franklin Bulls, Manawatu Jets, Nelson Giants, Otago Nuggets, Taranaki Mountainairs, Hawke's Bay Hawks, Southland Sharks, Wellington Saints.

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