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Champions Put Broken Bones, Setbacks Behind Them

Monday, 29 September 2008, 9:59 am | Halberg Trust

Fast wheels, golden locks and a brace of world titles each are just a few things 2007 Westpac Halberg Sportswoman of the Year category finalists Katherine Prumm and Nicole Begg have in common. More >>

Great Wall, Napier Earthquake -- Memories for Mahe

Friday, 29 August 2008, 4:30 pm | Halberg Trust

What have the Great Wall of China and the 1931 Napier Earthquake got in common? Plenty, if you’re Mahe Drysdale, as he will share with guests at the Westpac Halberg Celebrity Sporting Function in Napier next Friday. More >>

Fleming Pays Tribute to "A Very Special Team"

Wednesday, 20 August 2008, 5:26 pm | Halberg Trust

When Mark Burgess led the NZ team to record this country’s first ever Test cricket victory over England at the Basin Reserve Wellington, in February 1978, Stephen Fleming was only five and cricket had still to register on his sporting radar. More >>

John Wright Still Remembers His Test Cricket Debut

Monday, 11 August 2008, 11:25 am | Halberg Trust

Auckland, 11 August: It remains one of the defining moments of New Zealand Test cricket history, and even though it happened 30 years ago, John Wright will never forget the day he made his test debut back in 1978. More >>

World Champions & Halberg Winners to Feature

Wednesday, 30 July 2008, 10:40 am | Halberg Trust

World champions Valerie Vili and Mahe Drysdale headline an outstanding line-up of keynote speakers confirmed for this year’s Westpac Halberg Celebrity Sporting Functions. More >>

Gold Medal Paralympian Added To Voting Academy

Wednesday, 11 June 2008, 12:03 am | Halberg Trust

One of New Zealand’s most successful paralympic athletes, Rachael Henderson (nee Battersby), has been added to the Voting Academy which selects the winners at this year’s premier sporting showcase, the Westpac Halberg Awards. More >>

Valerie Vili Captures Supreme Halberg Awards Crown

Wednesday, 20 February 2008, 9:36 am | Halberg Trust

The 23-year-old Pakuranga athlete, who couldn’t join the other finalists at the 2007 Westpac Halberg Awards dinner in Christchurch because she was competing in an important IAAF sanctioned world permit meeting at Waitakere Stadium, was the big ... More >>

Fast Eddie Proves He Has What It Takes

Monday, 4 February 2008, 12:10 am | Halberg Trust

04 February 2008 Southland: Southland cycling star Edward (Eddie) Dawkins is still only 18, but he can lay claim to being New Zealand’s fastest cyclist at any level for the one kilometre time trial. More >>

2007 Westpac Halberg Awards Finalists Announced

Tuesday, 8 January 2008, 9:30 am | Halberg Trust

Outstanding performances by New Zealand rowers and athletes at World championship level last year have been reflected in the finalists selected for the 2007 Westpac Halberg Awards. More >>

2007 Westpac Halberg Awards

Wednesday, 12 December 2007, 11:46 am | Halberg Trust

Auckland, 10 December 2007: New Zealand’s premier sporting showcase, the Westpac Halberg Awards are set to embrace the Academy Awards ‘Red Carpet’ treatment. More >>

Rebecca Spence on Track to Fulfil Olympic Dream

Tuesday, 30 October 2007, 11:28 am | Halberg Trust

CAPTION: Westpac CEO Ann Marie accompanies Rebecca Spence as she receives her Westpac Emerging Talent Award at the 2006 Westpac Halberg Awards in Auckland earlier this year. More >>

Waddell Looking Forward to a Change of Fortune

Tuesday, 23 October 2007, 1:07 pm | Halberg Trust

Auckland, 23 October 2007: Former World and Olympic rowing champion Rob Waddell is confident his visit to the Capital City next month will provide a better outcome than two earlier experiences. More >>

Valerie Leaves Best to Last at Athletics Worlds

Thursday, 20 September 2007, 12:19 am | Halberg Trust

Like most top athletes, Valerie Vili pays little attention to other track or field events going on inside the stadium as she goes about her business. Any interruption can result in a loss of focus and concentration. More >>

It’s ‘Bring on Beijing’ for Mahe

Tuesday, 18 September 2007, 12:25 am | Halberg Trust

It’s ‘Bring on Beijing’ for Mahe after Claiming his Third World Championship Single Scull Crown More >>

Westpac Halberg Awards Confirmed For Christchurch

Wednesday, 29 August 2007, 3:50 pm | Halberg Trust

Auckland, 29 August 2007: New Zealand’s premier sporting showcase, the Westpac Halberg Awards are returning to Christchurch next year after an absence of four years. More >>

Halberg Trust Napier Dinner to Honour Excellence

Thursday, 23 August 2007, 4:14 pm | Halberg Trust

There will be a touch of musical magic at the Westpac Halberg Celebrity Sporting dinner in Napier next month – courtesy of original Split Enz bassist Mike Chunn and local artist Flan Flaws. More >>

Rob Waddell Looking Forward To Garden City

Tuesday, 21 August 2007, 10:41 am | Halberg Trust

Auckland, 21 August 2007: While he has never competed in a rowing or yachting regatta on the waters around Christchurch, the ‘Garden City’ holds very special memories for dual New Zealand sporting international Rob Waddell. More >>

Waddell: Valencia Almost Topped Olympic Gold

Friday, 17 August 2007, 4:05 pm | Halberg Trust

Winning an Olympic gold medal is hard to top, but Rob Waddell says being part of the improved Team New Zealand performance in this year’s America’s Cup off Valencia will remain a very special memory. More >>