Named after Olympic champion Sir Murray Halberg (ONZ) the Halberg Awards is the country's pre-eminent event to honour and  celebrate New Zealand sporting excellence.

The Awards are also the major fundraising event for Sir Murray's charity - the Halberg Disability Sport Foundation - which aims to enhance the lives of physically disabled New Zealanders by enabling them to participate in sport and recreation.

LATEST NEWS: Lisa Carrington has claimed New Zealand’s highest sports honours for 2016 at the 54th Halberg Awards. Click here to see a full list of the winners.