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Our Inductees

Marise Chamberlain

Marise Chamberlain
Marise Chamberlain was undoubtedly an athlete ahead of her time.

Malcolm Champion

One of New Zealand’s greatest swimmers, Champion was the first New Zealander to win an Olympic gold medal - though he won it in the name of Australasia, the combined team that took part in the 1908 and 1912 Olympics.

Bob Charles

Bob Charles
Sir Bob Charles was the first New Zealander to have won one of golf's majors "the British Open at Lytham and St Anne's in 1963" and for 40 years was the only left-hander to have won a major.

Don Clarke

Don Clarke
Though his records have been broken, Don Clarke’s status as a supreme All Black fullback remains undimmed.

Annelise Coberger

Annelise Coberger
In a sport in which New Zealanders, or southern hemisphere skiers generally, barely leave an imprint in the snow, she was for a time the best in the world.

Bert Cooke

Bert Cooke
Even 50 years after his career, Cooke was still being described as one of the most instinctively brilliant backs seen in New Zealand, even by people who had never seen him play.

Jack Cowie

Jack Cowie
Known as “The Bull”, Cowie was New Zealand’s first great test bowler and ranked with the world’s best.

Coxed Four, 1968

They were, according to coach Rusty Robertson, the funniest crew you ever saw when they first got together for training at Kerr’s Reach on the Avon in Christchurch.

Graeme Crosby

Graeme Crosby
Graeme Crosby had a love for speed that was manifested in a brief but spectacularly successful international motorcycling career.

Lance Cross

Lance Cross
Sir Lance Cross had a widely diverse sporting career, from basketball administrator and national coach to a seat on the most powerful body in world sport, the executive board of the International Olympic Committee.

Martin Crowe

Martin Crowe
New Zealand has produced some fine batsmen, among them Bert Sutcliffe, Martin Donnelly and Stewie Dempster, but knowledgeable judges rate Martin Crowe the best of them all.

Leonard Cuff

Leonard Cuff
The Mr Versatile of New Zealand sport in the late 19th century, he was directly responsible for New Zealand and Australia getting in on the ground floor of the Olympic Games (even though New Zealanders didn’t compete at a Games until 1908).

Sporting Spotlight

Barry Briggs

(1934 - )

Think speedway and the names of Ronnie Moore, Barry Briggs and Ivan Mauger come automatically.
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