2005 Campbell’s Year

Golfer Michael Campbell has been named NZ’s Sportsperson of the Year for 2005 after winning both the US Open and the World Matchplay Championship in Britain. It is the second time Campbell has won the country’s top prize – he received his first NZ Sportsman of the Year award in 1993 as a member of the team that won the Eisenhower Trophy amateur golf title. NZ rowing coach Dick Tonks was named Coach of the Year, after his rowers won 4 gold medals at the 2005 world championships in Japan.


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Tokyo Paralympians Return Victorious

Tokyo Paralympians Return Victorious

New Zealand’s Paralympians have returned from Tokyo with a medal count of 12, including six gold. It was the athletics and swimming show for New Zealand, with all of the medals…