1997 FIBA Oceania Championship
|FIBA Oceania Championship 1997|
|13th FIBA Oceanian Basketball Championship|
|Host nation||New Zealand|
|Dates||June 1 – June 4|
|Teams||3 (from 21 federations)|
|Venues||2 (in 2 host cities)|
|Champions||Australia (13th title)|
The FIBA Oceania Championship for Men 1997 was the qualifying tournament of FIBA Oceania for the 1998 FIBA World Championship. The tournament was held in Wellington and Palmerston North. Australia won the tournament to qualify for the World Championship.
Teams that did not enter
|Arena Manawatu||Queens Wharf Events Centre|
|Capacity: 5,000||Capacity: 4,002|
Australia qualified for the 1998 FIBA World Championship.