Kāpura Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards

SPOY 2018

The Kāpura Wellington Sportsperson of the Year Awards serves to acknowledge, promote, and celebrate the contribution that sport makes to the wider Wellington community.

Sport Wellington are proud to be delivering this event, which in 2019 is celebrating its 40th year! As the supreme sports awards night in the greater Wellington region, the recognition is for athletes, officials, administrators, volunteers and clubs, recognised for their contribution to their respective communities and sports.

In the latter years, the Sport Legends of Wellington have also been included in the awards programme which is the opportunity to acknowledge sporting icons who have had an incredible impact on our community through their accomplishments in their chosen sport.

SPOY 2019 - key dates

Nominations open Wednesday 27 March.

Nominations close midday 29 April.

Achievements need to be during the period of 17 April 2018-17 April 2019.

Finalists will be announced on 20 May. http://wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz/2019-finalists/

The WHG Sportsperson of the Year awards will be held at the TSB Bank Arena on Queens Wharf on Wednesday 19th June 2019.  Tickets are limited so book yours today! http://wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz/ticket-bookings/


Josh Junior's mother, Heleen Visser, accepting the WHG Supreme Sports Award on his behalf. Presented by Jamie Williams, WHG

Josh Junior's mother, Heleen Visser, accepting the WHG Supreme Sports Award 2018 on his behalf. Presented by Jamie Williams, WHG.

With over 200 nominations received in the 2018 event, 12 awards were presented, as well as the induction of Stuart Davenport, Kevin Herlihy, Melissa Moon and Suzie Muirhead into the Gibson Sheat Sports Legends.

See the 2018 winners


Visit www.wellingtonsportsawards.co.nz for more information about the awards.


Thank you to the sponsors of the awards:

Supreme Award - Kāpura

Sportswoman - Wellington Sports Med

Sportsman - Te Kairanga

Team - Hiremaster

Emerging Sportswoman - Wellington City Council

Emerging Sportsman - Tradie / TT Media Group

Disabled Sportsperson

Coach - Capability Group

Volunteer - Fortune Favours

Official - BDO

Club - Speedy Signs Wellington

Leadership - Trish McKelvey, supported by Outward Bound

Legends - Gibson Sheat

Lifetime Contribution - Hutt City Council

And our supporting sponsors: MediaWorks, Les Mills, Victoria University of Wellington, Rydges Wellington, Fuji Xerox

And councils: Wellington City Council, Hutt City Council, Upper Hutt City Council, Porirua City Council, Kapiti Coast District Council, South Wairarapa District Council, Carterton District Council, and Masterton District Council.