New Zealand's Favourite Sporting Moment of the Decade

New Zealand’s Favourite Sporting Moment of the Decade, the only category voted for by the public at the ISPS Handa Halberg Awards Decade Champion, is now open for voting.

How to vote:

You can vote once a day from now until 9.00pm on Thursday 18 February 2021 either online or by text.

1.            Online

Vote online here.

2.            TXT

Text your Sporting Moment’s unique code to 556 (standard txt charges apply):

  1.        Txt SM11 to 556to vote for All Whites
  2.        Txt SM12 to 556to vote for All Blacks
  3.        Txt SM13 to 556 to vote for Nathan Cohen & Joseph Sullivan 
  4.        Txt SM14 to 556 to vote for Black Sox
  5.        Txt SM15 to 556 to vote for Brendon McCullum
  6.        Txt SM16 to 556 to vote for Grant Elliott
  7.        Txt SM17 to 556 to vote for Eliza McCartney
  8.        Txt SM18 to 556 to vote for Mitchell Hunt 
  9.        Txt SM19 to 556 to vote for Anna Leat
  10.        Txt SM20 to 556 to vote for Silver Ferns


New Zealand's Favourite Sporting Moment of the Decade finalists are:


  1. All Whites (football) 2010, Winson Reid's last minute goal against Slovakia in the FIFA World Cup (Johannesburg, South Africa 


  1. All Blacks (rugby) 2011, the final whistle; All Blacks vs. France, Rugby World Cup Final (Auckland, New Zealand) 


  1.  Nathan Cohen & Joseph Sullivan (rowing) 2012, storm from behind to win gold in the 2012 London Olympics (London, England) 


  1.  Black Sox (softball) 2013, win the ISF Men’s World Softball Championships (Auckland, New Zealand) 


  1. Brendon McCullum (cricket) 2014, scores a record 302 against India for BLACKCAPS (Wellington, New Zealand) 


  1. Grant Elliott (cricket) 2015, smashes a six off the second-to-last ball of the semi-final against South Africa to put the BLACKCAPS into the Cricket World Cup final (Auckland, New Zealand) 


  1.  Eliza McCartney (athletics) 2016, winning the bronze medal with her final pole vault attempt at the Rio Olympics (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) 


  1. Mitchell Hunt (rugby) 2017, drops a stunning last-minute drop goal securing the win for the Crusaders during the Super Rugby season (Christchurch, New Zealand) 


  1.  Anna Leat (football) 2018, successful penalty shootout against Japan, leading New Zealand into the semi-final of the FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup (Uruguay, South America) 


  1. Silver Ferns (netball) 2019, winning the Netball World Cup (Liverpool, England)