|No. 14 – Nelson Giants|
13 May 1982 |
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||226 lb (103 kg)|
|High school||Bethlehem College
|2003–2008||New Zealand Breakers|
|2009–2010||Gold Coast Blaze|
|2010–present||New Zealand Breakers|
|Career highlights and awards|
Mika John Vukona (born 13 May 1982 in Suva, Fiji) is a New Zealand professional basketball player who currently plays for the New Zealand Breakers and the Nelson Giants. He is also a regular New Zealand Tall Black. He has been a member of the U/16, U/18 and U/20 national teams.
Vukona attended Nelson College in 2000 and played for the school's 'A' basketball team. He played for the Nelson Giants in the New Zealand NBL (he previously played for the Palmerston North Jets) and was elevated from a development player to a contracted player for the 2005/2006 season with the New Zealand Breakers. He was a member of the Tall Blacks side for 2005 and 2006, and competed in the 2006 World Basketball Championships in Japan. He signed with the New Zealand Breakers for the 2006/2007 season, and chose to sign with the South Dragons for the 2008/09 season. For the 2010/11 and 2011/12 ANBL seasons, he was a member of the championship winning New Zealand Breakers.
On 28 February 2013, Vukona played his 200th game with the New Zealand Breakers.
- Nelson College Old Boys' Register, 1856–2006, 6th edition
- "Vukona slays Dragons with his attitude". The Age. 17 October 2008. Retrieved 3 June 2010.
- "Breakers sign Mika Vukona for second stint with club". TVNZ. 11 April 2010. Retrieved 3 June 2010.
- R21 Report: Breakers swat 36ers in fast-paced clash