Awards Night Wednesday 23 June 2021


Celebrating their 41st year, the Wellington Sport and Active Recreation Awards (previously Sportsperson of the Year Awards) serve to acknowledge, promote, and celebrate the contribution that sport and active recreation makes to the wider Wellington community.

The awards are organised by Nuku Ora, formerly Sport Wellington and have been named one of the most prestigious events on the Wellington sporting and social calendar.

The 2021 awards seek to recognise excellence and dedication to Wellington sport and recreation during the time period from 18 April 2019 - 18 April 2021. Nominees must either reside in the Greater Wellington region, represent a Greater Wellington-based sport and recreation organisation or be widely regarded as a Wellingtonian. There are 14 categories recognising sport and recreation excellence of athletes, teams, volunteers, officials and coaches.

The awards ceremony will once again see the induction of several new Legends of Wellington Sport who, once inducted, will have plaques honouring their achievements installed at the ASB Sports Centre in Kilbirnie.

The Wellington Sport and Recreation Awards are proudly brought to you by

Nuku Ora, an independent body for physical activity in the greater Wellington region. We are a Regional Sports Trust (RST) dedicated to improving the wellbeing of the communities we serve.

Event terms and conditions - view here.

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