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Our Inductees

Darcy Hadfield

Darcy Hadfield
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.

Richard Hadlee

Richard Hadlee
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.

Walter Hadlee

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

Murray Halberg

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

William Hamilton

William Hamilton
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.

Joan Harnett

Joan Harnett
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.

Tom Heeney

Tom Heeney
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.

Kevin Herlihy

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.

Stan Hill

Stan Hill
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.

Edmund Hillary

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.

Karen Holliday

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

Oliver Hollis

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

Maurice Holmes

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

Denis Hulme

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.

Gary Hurring

Gary Hurring
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.

Sporting Spotlight

Bob Scott

(1921 - 2012)

Bob Scott was described by rugby commentator Winston McCarthy as a footballing genius, and there would be few who would disagree.
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