New Zealand's Favourite Sporting Moment

The New Zealand’s Favourite Sporting Moment is the only public vote category at the 59th ISPS Handa Halberg Awards. 

 

The full list of New Zealand’s Favourite Sporting Moment of the Year finalists are:

1. Zoi Sadowski-Synnott and Nico Porteous win gold on the same day at the FIS World Championships in Aspen. March 2021 (snow sports)

2. Emirates Team NZ - drama in Race eight of the 36th America’s Cup final to beat Luna Rossa. March 2021 (sailing)

3. Black Cap Ross Taylor hitting the winning runs to secure the inaugural ICC World Test Cricket Championship for New Zealand against India at Southampton. June 2021 (cricket)

4. Rowing Men’s Eight win Gold at the Tokyo Olympics. July 2021 (rowing)

5. The New Zealand Olympic Women’s Rugby 7s Team win gold at the Tokyo Olympics. July 2021 (rugby)

6. Rower Emma Twigg wins gold in the Women’s Olympic single sculls at Tokyo on her fourth attempt. July 2021 (rowing)

7. Triathlete Hayden Wilde claiming bronze and an emotional interview to kick off the NZ Olympic medal run at the Tokyo Olympics. June 2021 (triathlon)

8. Ruby Tui gives an entertaining post-match interview seen around the world, following the New Zealand Olympic Women’s Rugby 7s Team victory over ROC. July 2021 (rugby)

9. Trampolinist Dylan Schmidt winning bronze to claim New Zealand’s first ever gymnastics medal at the Tokyo Olympics. July 2021 (gymnastics)

10. Lisa Carrington paddling to victory at Tokyo in the K1 500m to become the country's most successful Olympian. August 2021 (canoe racing)

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