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Our Inductees

George Nepia

George Nepia
Nepia was the 19-year-old sensation on the Invincible All Blacks’ tour of Britain and Canada in 1924-25.

Netball, 1967

Netball, 1967
Netball was still known as basketball when the New Zealand team set off for the second world championships, in Perth in 1967.

Netball, 1987

Netball, 1987
Many in the team had played in the previous world championships, in Singapore in 1983, in which they were beaten in the final by Australia, and vowed that the championships in Glasgow in 1987 would be vastly different.

New Zealand Men's Crosscountry, 1975

New Zealand Men
New Zealand's win in the world crosscountry championships in Morocco in 1975 was one of the greatest, if little-known, performances of New Zealand athletics.

Mark Nicholls

One of the most influential All Blacks of the 1920s and the most noted member of an extraordinarily successful Petone sporting family.

Ross Norman

Ross Norman
For more than five years and something like 550 matches, the legendary Pakistani squash player Jahangir Khan was not only unbeaten, he was seen to be that rarest of sporting breeds, unbeatable. And then along came a tall New Zealander, Ross Norman.

Kathleen Nunneley

Kathleen Nunneley
Kathleen Nunneley was far and away the best woman tennis player in New Zealand in the late 1890s and early 1900s and though the game has changed out of sight, could still lay claim to being the best New Zealand has had.

Sporting Spotlight

Phil Skoglund

(1937 - 2015)

One of New Zealand’s alltime greatest lawn bowlers, Skoglund might have been bred to bowl.
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