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55th Halberg Awards finalists announced

11 January 2018

As a key sponsor of the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation (the Foundation), Buddle Findlay would like to congratulate all of the finalists for the 55th Halberg Awards.

The winners in each category will be announced by the Foundation at the annual Halberg Awards function on Thursday 8 February at the Spark Arena in Auckland.

The Buddle Findlay Coach of the Year Award finalists are:

  • Gary Hay (Rowing)
  • Glenn Moore (Rugby Union)
  • Gordon Walker (Canoe Racing)
  • Mark Sorenson (Softball).

Buddle Findlay became a key sponsor of the Foundation in November 2016 – the charity set up by Olympic champion Sir Murray Halberg (ONZ) in 1963 to enhance the lives of physically disabled young New Zealanders by enabling them to participate in sport and recreation.

About the Halberg Awards

The Halberg Awards is the country's pre-eminent event to honour and celebrate New Zealand sporting excellence. It also provides the Halberg Foundation with a flagship fundraising opportunity for Sir Murray's charity, which aims to enhance the lives of physically disabled New Zealanders by enabling them to participate in sport and recreation.  For more information go to halbergawards.co.nz.