Go Media Join Nuggets As Naming Rights Partner

The Sal’s NBL 2020 Showdown Champions – the Otago Nuggets – are pleased to announce Go Media as the team’s Naming Rights Partner for season 2021.

The Go Media Otago Nuggets will play their first game at the Edgar Centre since 2014 when the host the Wellington Saints to open the League’s 2021 season on Saturday April 24 (7:30pm vs Wellington Saints).

The Nuggets are strongly encouraging fans to get in quickly and secure tickets to ensure they are a part of history!

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The April 24 season opener will feature the 2020 Showdown Championship Trophy being on display, while League General Manager Justin Nelson will be in attendance to present the basketball from last year’s memorable Grand Final to the Nuggets.


In announcing the 2021 partnership, Managing Director of Go Media Mike Gray, said:  

“Go Media has been a long-standing sponsor of sport in the Otago region and a long-standing sponsor of basketball across Aotearoa. As we have plans to expand our digital out of home network within the Otago region this year it made perfect sense for us to come on board as the Naming Rights Partner of the Otago Nuggets for the 2021 season as they aim to win the championship for a second year in a row.

“I was fortunate enough to be at the finals last year and the Otago Nuggets are an exciting team to watch, and we look forward to playing a part in their ongoing success. As a New Zealand owned company, we are committed to supporting all the communities we operate in, and we back New Zealand like no other.”


Making the exciting announcement, Go Media Otago Nuggets General Manager Ang Ruske, said:

“We are thrilled to have secured Go Media as our Naming Right Partner for the 2021 Sal’s NBL season.

“Go Media is a great fit for the Nuggets as we have a common goal of looking at expanding our brands in the Otago region. 

“We are grateful of Mike’s support and look forward to a successful partnership with Go Media.”


Speaking on behalf of the Sal’s NBL, League General Manager Justin Nelson said:

“Congratulations to everyone involved in this fantastic announcement, it is with great pleasure we welcome the Go Media Otago Nuggets to the court in season 2021.”

“Mike and his team at Go Media have long been proud partners in basketball across New Zealand and I was delighted to hear they had jumped on board to support the Nuggets, it is an exciting partnership. On behalf of the League, I’d like to extend our thanks to Go Media for backing the Nuggets.

“Now I’m calling on everyone throughout Dunedin and the Otago region to show us how passionate and proud you are to have your beloved Nuggets back at the top level. It’s up to all of you to get to games, buy memberships and make sure the Go Media Otago Nuggets are representing your city for many years to come.”



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