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Under Alert Level 1, the New Zealand Sports Hall of Fame is now OPEN. Our hours are 10am to 3pm (Wednesdays to Sundays). We are closed on Mondays and Tuesdays (open by appointment only on these days).
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Our Inductees

Duncan Laing

Duncan Laing’s sporting exploits began in Taranaki where he was a strong and effective surf lifesaver – he captained the New Zealand team against Australia - and was a lock for the provincial rugby team.

Stan Lay

Stan Lay
His first sporting love was cricket and Lay played for Taranaki against the 1928 Australian and 1930 MCC teams.

Chris Lewis

Chris Lewis
For nine years, Chris Lewis was New Zealand’s leading tennis player and among many fine moments in his career, there was none finer than the magical fortnight in 1983 when he played his way through to the final at Wimbledon.

Danyon Loader

Danyon Loader
When the names of New Zealand's greatest Olympians are remembered, that of Danyon Loader is of the first rank.

Brian Lochore

One of the most respected people in New Zealand sport, Sir Brian Lochore was an All Black loose forward from 1963 to 1971 and one of New Zealand’s most successful captains from 1966 to 1970.

Jonah Lomu

Jonah Lomu
Jonah Lomu was a player beyond the normal measures of achievement in sport. They were for other people; Lomu was unique.

Jack Lovelock

Lovelock was, in many ways, an athlete ahead of his time, bringing a more scientific and psychological approach to his sport than had hitherto been seen.

Tom Lowry

Tom Lowry
Lowry was one of the dominant figures of New Zealand cricket in its formative test years.

Arthur Lydiard

Arthur Lydiard
Arthur Lydiard was renowned as an innovative, trend-setting athletics coach, particularly of middle distance and distance runners.

Sporting Spotlight

Anthony Wilding

(1883 - 1915)

Even from a different, gentler era, Wilding without dispute remains New Zealand’s greatest tennis player.
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