1996 Oceania Handball Championship
The 1996 Oceania Handball Nations Cup was the second edition of the Oceania Handball Nations Cup, held from 8 to 9 December 1996 in Porirua, New Zealand. The winner would play Lithuania in the qualifying competition for the 1997 World Men's Handball Championship.
|Host country||New Zealand|
|Teams||2 (from 1 confederation)|
|Venue(s)||1 (in 1 host city)|
|Champions||Australia (2nd title)|
|Goals scored||81 (40.5 per match)|
Australia and New Zealand played a two-game series to determine the winner.
|Team 1||Agg.||Team 2||1st leg||2nd leg|
|8 December 1996||Australia||19–13||New Zealand||Te Rauparana Arena|
|9 December 1996||New Zealand||20–29||Australia||Te Rauparana Arena|