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Billy Savidan

Billy Savidan
New Zealand had some great runners in the 20s and 30s — Lovelock pre-eminent, Randolph Rose, Cecil Matthews and Savidan.

Bob Scott

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

Joe Scott

For more than a decade, Joe Scott was regarded as the finest competitive walker in the world – when the sport was popular and known as pedestrianism – and could lay claim to being New Zealand’s first world champion.

Charlie Seeling

Charlie Seeling
"Bronco" Seeling was an outstanding forward in the Original All Blacks of 1905 and renowned for his tackling and his strength.

Wayne Shelford

Wayne Shelford
“Buck” Shelford captured the imagination of the New Zealand rugby public during his six years in the All Blacks, during which he played 48 times and was unbeaten as test captain between 1988 and 1990.

Ned Shewry

Ned Shewry
In the days when woodchopping was a highly popular competitive sport, Ned Shewry was one of the most sought-after of athletes.

Bob Skelton

Bob Skelton
During a career crammed with honours, Bob Skelton rode 2129 winners. His first two-mile winner was Lancaster in the 1954 Great Autumn Handicap and 30 years later, he was still among the leading jockeys.

Bill Skelton

The names of the Skelton brothers Bob and Bill are synonymous with horseracing in New Zealand.

Kevin Skinner

Kevin Skinner
Skinner was one of the great All Black props of the 40s and early 50s but his fame almost entirely centres on his coming out of retirement in 1956 to bolster the New Zealand pack against South Africa in one of the most tumultuous series New Zealand has seen.

Phil Skoglund

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

George Smith

A remarkably versatile sportsman, Smith had international success as an athlete, a rugby player and a league player.

Ian Smith

Ian Smith
Ian Smith, known to his teammates as “Stockley” after one of his given names, was one of the key contributors in a New Zealand cricket golden era in the 1980s.

Peter Snell

Peter Snell
Three-time Olympic champion and world record-holder, Snell is one of New Zealand’s greatest sports achievers, and some say the greatest.

Softball Women, 1982

Softball Women, 1982
The New Zealand women’s softball team won the International Softball Federation’s fifth world championships in Taiwan in 1982.

Mark Sorenson

Mark Sorenson
Mark Sorenson first played for New Zealand when he was sixteen and continued for more than twenty years, collecting honour after honour along the way.

Jean Stewart

Jean Stewart
Jean Stewart, who married champion swimmer Lincoln Hurring, was the outstanding New Zealand woman swimmer of the early 1950s.

Bert Sutcliffe

Bert Sutcliffe
Bert Sutcliffe was regarded, with the Australian Neil Harvey, as the best left-handed batsman of his generation.

Sporting Spotlight

Jonah Lomu

(1975 - 2015)

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