There are a total of 136 quota spots availalbe for Tokyo 2020, with a handful up for grabs this weekend ©Oceania Diving

There is plenty at stake at the 2019 Oceania Diving Championships in New Zealand, with places at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games up for grabs this weekend.

West Wave Pool and Leisure Centre in Henderson is hosting the event, which includes men's and women's individual 3 metre springboard and 10m platform competitions, along with team diving.

Hosted by Diving New Zealand (DNZ), it's the first time a New Zealand diving event is being broadcast live by Sky Sport and YouTube.

DNZ chair Lindsay Stone said: "Diving is a growing sport in this country and the Championship will showcase the grace and aerial taletnts of the athletes.

"Diving really is an original extreme sport - it is exciting to take part and thrilling to watch."

Australia have sent a very strong diving squad to New Zealand ©Diving Australia
Australia have sent a very strong diving squad to New Zealand ©Diving Australia

The Australian team is made up of Sophie Johnson, Kevin Chavez and Shixin Li in the 3m, with Nikita Hains, Domonic Bedggood and Sam Fricker representing platform. 

New Zealand's team includes Anton Down-Jenkins, Arno Lee, Fengyang Li, Frazer Tavener, Liam Stone, Luke Sipkes and Nathan Brown, Alyssa Bond and Mikali Dawson, 

Saturday sees the men's 3m springboard preliminaries and final, along with the women's platform prelims and final.

Sunday sees the 3m women's springboard preliminaries and final, and the men's platform prelims and final.  

The team diving event, which is a direct final, rounds off the competition.

Each competition offers one direct qualification spot for Tokyo 2020.