Successful night at the Central Energy Trust Manawatu Sports Awards

Sarah Goss has gone from sevens sister to the queen of the Manawatu sporting world. The captain of the olympic silver medal-winning New Zealand Women's Sevens team was named the supreme winner at the Manawatu Sports Awards on Friday night. Apiti's Goss was also crowned Manawatu sportswoman of the year at the ceremony at the Arena. Along with her Rio Olympic success, Goss also made her debut for the Black Ferns last year and is one of the best sevens players in the World Series circuit. On a night where Olympians ruled, Black Sticks hockey player Hayden Phillips from Levin won the sportsman of the year award. Phillips [...]

March 21st, 2017|Categories: Awards, News|

Grassroots Sports Awards Winners Announced

Winners of the Grassroots Sports Awards were announced on Friday at a ceremony at the Palmerston North Convention Centre. Just under 100 nominations were received for Sport Manawatu’s annual awards, which celebrate individual and organisational volunteer involvement in sport. Sport Manawatu Trevor Shailer said, “This event recognises the tremendous effort that goes into managing sport around our region. So many people give their time and energy to keep the machinery of sport ticking over efficiently. These volunteers and our partner organisations are true sporting heroes.” The top award, Regional Sport Maker of the Year, went to Brian Curry of Palmerston [...]

November 18th, 2016|Categories: Awards, News|

2016 Grassroots Sports Awards Nominees

Just under 100 nominations have been received for the Sport Manawatu Grassroots Sports Awards, which celebrate organisations and volunteers that support sporting involvement in the region. There are nine categories of awards for individual volunteers and organisations, and for various initiatives such as fundraising. The awards ceremony takes place on Friday 18 November at the Palmerston North Convention Centre from 6pm. Tickets are $25 or $20 each for groups of six or more and include a light meal. Cash bar available. 2016 Grassroots Sports Awards Nominees Volunteer Categories All Rounder Volunteer Nominees Mark Andersen Lisa Aull Matthew Ball Anne Blomfield [...]

November 4th, 2016|Categories: Awards, News|

2016 Manawatu Secondary Schools Sports Awards Winners

  Manawatu Secondary Schools Sports Awards Supreme sportsman of the year: Campbell Stewart (PNBHS) Supreme sportswoman of the year: Emily Shearman (PNGHS) Team of the year: Palmerston North Girls' High School Senior A Squash Official of the year: Girls - Olivia West (PNGHS); Boys - Aydin Patridge-Long (PNBHS) Code award winners: AFL - Iraia Tuhiwai (Manukura) Archery - Ryan Jenkins-Dittert (Freyberg) and Hannah Hawley (PNGHS) Artistic roller skating - Frances Allen (Freyberg) Athletics - Tessa Webb (Feilding), Aidan Smith (PNBHS) Badminton - Wei Lim (PNBHS), Rebecca Ye (PNGHS); Baseball - Liam Bassick (PNBHS) Basketball - Callum McRae (PNBHS), Maia Watling (PNGHS) [...]

October 27th, 2016|Categories: Awards, News|

2015 Central Energy Trust Manawatu Sports Awards

The Manawatu Sports Awards are our regions most prestigious and highly anticipated sports awards ceremony.  The evening is dedicated to honouring and celebrating the achievements of our communities elite athletes. Central Energy Trust Supreme Sportsperson of the Year Aaron Smith Manawatu District Council Sportsman of the Year Aaron Smith Palmerston North City Council Sportswoman of the Year Georgia Barnett ANZ Junior Sportsman of the Year Campbell Stewart Churchyard Physiotherapy Junior Sportswoman of the Year Michaela Drummond Manawatu Toyota Official of the Year Mike Ryan Administrator of the Year Alan Adamson Eastern & Central [...]

December 8th, 2015|Categories: Awards|