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Sport NZ congratulates winners of the New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards 2019

Sport NZ congratulates winners of the New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards 2019
June 25, 2019

Following the presentation of the New Zealand Sport and Recreation Awards in Auckland yesterday Sport NZ has congratulated the category winners.

Now in their 12th year, the awards celebrate excellence and leadership from across New Zealand’s broader play, active recreation and sport system.

Sport NZ Chief Executive Peter Miskimmin commented "it’s vital that we celebrate the people and achievements that best support New Zealanders to be physically active

“The awards ceremony brings together leaders from across the system to recognise the top achievements and innovations, and to acknowledge leadership and lifetime achievement.”

Last night’s awards presentation were the first to recognise Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion – a new category added this year and won by New Zealand Cricket for their excellent work in promoting women in governance.

Miskimmin added "it’s important that we and our partners evolve with society and that these awards remain relevant by continuing to reflect the most important work our partners are doing.

“Ensuring more women and girls realise their potential in and through sport and active recreation is a key priority for all of us and the focus of a tremendous amount of collective action. Congratulations to all of the finalists in this inaugural award, and to New Zealand Cricket for their worthy success.”

The awards coincide with Sport NZ’s annual Connections Conference for leaders from the play, active

Full list of 2019 Sport and Recreation Awards winners and achievement awards:

Commercial Partnership Award (Joint Winners)
Auckland Council and Downer; New Zealand Rugby and AIG
 
Community Impact Award 
Sport Gisborne Tairāwhiti - Waikirikiri Park Playground Project
 
Event Excellence Award
Waka Ama New Zealand - 2018 Te Wānanga o Aotearoa Waka Ama Sprint Nationals
 
Leadership in Diversity and Inclusion Award
New Zealand Cricket - A game for all New Zealanders, A game for life
 
Future Leaders Scholarship 
Peter Caccioppoli - Auckland Council
 
C.K. Doig Leadership Award
Matt Reid - Hutt City Council
 
Lifetime Achievement Awards
Beverley Morris
Duane Kale ONZM
 
Images courtesy of Sport NZ/www.photosport.co.nz.

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