New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame Inductees

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Sean Fitzpatrick (1963 - )

Sean Fitzpatrick played more tests for the All Blacks than anyone else, captained them more than anyone else.

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Bob Fitzsimmons (1863 - 1917)

Though born in England, Fitzsimmons learned his boxing in Timaru and was always regarded as a New Zealand boxer.

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Grant Fox (1962 - )

Grant Fox was a prolific points scorer and astute tactician for Auckland and the All Blacks during the 80s when both were dominant.

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Dave Gallaher (1873 - 1917)

He was captain of the Original All Blacks in 1905 and a commanding figure in New Zealand rugby early in the 20th century.

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Dave Gerrard (1945 - )

Dave Gerrard was a champion butterfly swimmer whose life has been inextricably linked with sport.

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Philippa Gould (1940 - )

By the time she was 17, Philippa Gould’s swimming career was behind her but she’d already earned herself enduring fame in New Zealand sport.

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Mark Graham (1955 - )

Respected throughout the league world as a tough, skilful forward, Graham played 26 tests for New Zealand from 1977, when he was 21, until 1988.

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Darcy Hadfield (1889 - 1964)

The third of the single sculling elite New Zealand was able to boast before and after World War I, Hadfield could also claim an Olympic medal.

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Richard Hadlee (1951 - )

It was no coincidence that when Sir Richard Hadlee was making his mark on the cricket fields of the world, so was New Zealand; that the national team’s days in the sun were in large part because of his efforts.

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Walter Hadlee (1915 - 2006)

Walter Hadlee’s name is linked inextricably to New Zealand cricket for many reasons.

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Murray Halberg (1933 - )

Sir Murray Halberg is one of the outstanding figures in New Zealand sport.

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William Hamilton (1899 - 1978)

William Hamilton is famed throughout the world for being the man who first developed a jet engine for boats, but it was far from his only first.

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Joan Harnett (1943 - )

Joan (now Harnett-Kindley)was one of the outstanding players who helped transform the image of “basketball” as a schoolgirls’ game to netball as a fast, entertaining international sport.

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Tom Heeney (1898 - 1984)

Heeney was a boxer who won an enduring fame not so much for what he did, but for what he attempted to do: win the world professional heavyweight championship.

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Kevin Herlihy (1947 - 2006)

Kevin Herlihy was such a dominant pitcher in New Zealand softball for nearly 20 years that he was once described as the Richard Hadlee of softball.

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Stan Hill (1955 - )

Stan Hill played basketball for New Zealand for 14 years, nine of them as captain, and was head and shoulders, sometimes literally, above other New Zealand basketballers.

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Edmund Hillary (1919 - 2008)

Sir Edmund Hillary was voted in the 1980s as “the greatest living New Zealander”, one of a lifetime of accolades that have been bestowed upon him.

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Karen Holliday (1966 - )

The only New Zealander to win a full world cycling title.

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Oliver Hollis (1909 - 1993)

Oliver Hollis was the outstanding New Zealand woman golfer in two distinct eras.

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Maurice Holmes (1908 - 1998)

In a sporting career that spanned six decades, Morrie Holmes became the greatest driver in New Zealand harness racing that the sport has seen.

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Denis Hulme (1936 - 1992)

Denny Hulme lived to race, whether small sports cars or huge trucks and in the most competitive motorsport of all, the intensity of Formula One, he was New Zealand’s only world champion.

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Gary Hurring (1961 - )

The Commonwealth Games 200 metres backstroke champion in 1978, Hurring was denied a chance to extend his success to the Olympic arena by swimming’s withdrawal for political reasons from the Games in Moscow in 1980.

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Naomi James (1949 - )

Naomi James suffered from seasickness but she went to sea. She was a private person and disliked crowds, but she became a world celebrity, feted wherever she went.

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Ron Jarden (1929 - 1977)

Ron Jarden was one of the outstanding wings in New Zealand rugby and his scoring ratio – 145 tries in 134 first-class matches – is all the more noteworthy considering a lack of emphasis on back play during his era.

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John Kirwan (1964 - )

John Kirwan was one of the most devastating wing threequarters to play rugby for New Zealand; when in top form, he was an irresistible try-scorer as his 35 tries in 63 test matches indicates (plus another 32 tries in non-test matches).

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