Sport Waikato’s Sports Awards season is all go for the upcoming District Sports Awards, celebrating the 2018 sporting excellence in our region.
Nominations have now closed and judging has taken plaace for the District Sports Awards held throughout November. Most of the districts in the region have their own awards event with category winners going forward to be considered for the prestigious Brian Perry Waikato Regional Sports Awards, held on Thursday January 31st, 2019.
Waitomo Coordinator Dede Downs says she is impressed with the quality of nominees from a wide variety of sports nominated this year.
“It’s so encouraging to see the range of sporting codes represented in the nominations with everything from basketball to croquet, and motor sport to Ki-o-Rahi. Thanks to all those who took the time to nominate - the sporting talent in our region is inspiring and I am really looking forward to our awards evening and celebrating our district’s success,” Downs said.
The Lines Company Waitomo District Sports Awards will this year be held at the Les Munro Centre in Te Kuiti on Monday 26 November with awards beginning at 7pm. Supper is included in the evening and we will hear from guest speaker David Nyika and MC Eric Murray. Additional tickets are available for purchase from your local Sport Waikato Office, 96c Rora Street, Te Kuiti i-Site or pay online at www.sportwaikato.org.nz/awards. Tickets cost $20.00.
Sport Waikato District Sports Awards events will take place in Taupo, South Waikato, Waikato, Waipa, Matamata-Piako, Otorohanga, Waitomo, Hamilton and Hauraki/Thames-Coromandel districts during the month of November. Check out www.facebook.com/sportwaikato to follow the announcements of the winners on each of the awards nights.
|New Zealand Shearing Championships
|North King Country Motorcycle Club
|Te Kuiti Squash Rackets Club
|Rangi Te Whare
Innovation in Sport & Recreation
Te Kuiti High School This is ME® Leadership Group
Te Kuiti High School – Te Nehenehenui Ki-o-Rahi Competition
Secondary School Sportsperson
|Te Mania Borell
Secondary School Contribution to Sport
Service to Sport
|Chris Lord (Junior)
|Te Kuiti Bowling Men's Pairs
|Te Kuiti High School Girls Basketball Team
|Te Kuiti High School Junior Boys Basketball Team
|Te Kuiti Squash Club Ladies C Team