Kāpura Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards
The Kāpura Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards serves to acknowledge, promote, and celebrate the contribution that sport makes to the wider Wellington community.
Sport Wellington are proud to be delivering this event, which in 2019 is celebrating its 40th year! As the supreme sports awards night in the greater Wellington region, the recognition is for athletes, officials, administrators, volunteers and clubs, recognised for their contribution to their respective communities and sports.
In the latter years, the Sport Legends of Wellington have also been included in the awards programme which is the opportunity to acknowledge sporting icons who have had an incredible impact on our community through their accomplishments in their chosen sport.
SPOY 2019 - key dates
Nominations open Wednesday 27 March.
Nominations close midday 29 April.
Achievements need to be during the period of 17 April 2018-17 April 2019.
Finalists will be announced on 20 May. http://wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz/2019-finalists/
The WHG Sportsperson of the Year awards will be held at the TSB Bank Arena on Queens Wharf on Wednesday 19th June 2019. Tickets are limited so book yours today! http://wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz/ticket-bookings/
With over 200 nominations received in the 2018 event, 12 awards were presented, as well as the induction of Stuart Davenport, Kevin Herlihy, Melissa Moon and Suzie Muirhead into the Gibson Sheat Sports Legends.
Visit www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz for more information about the awards.
Thank you to the sponsors of the awards:
Supreme Award - Kāpura
Sportswoman - Wellington Sports Med
Sportsman - Te Kairanga
Team - Hiremaster
Emerging Sportswoman - Wellington City Council
Emerging Sportsman - Tradie / TT Media Group
Coach - Capability Group
Volunteer - Fortune Favours
Official - BDO
Club - Speedy Signs Wellington
Leadership - Trish McKelvey, supported by Outward Bound
Legends - Gibson Sheat
Lifetime Contribution - Hutt City Council
And councils: Wellington City Council, Hutt City Council, Upper Hutt City Council, Porirua City Council, Kapiti Coast District Council, South Wairarapa District Council, Carterton District Council, and Masterton District Council.