Awards Ceremony- Saturday 2nd December, Rotorua
The 2023 CRNZ Sport and Recognition Awards will be held on Saturday 2nd December at Lake Tikitapu, following the days racing at the Tikitapu 1 canoe sprint event.
We encourage all paddlers and supporters to stay after racing to recognise and acknowledge the awards winners and their achievements and contributions to our sport. This will include a BBQ for everyone.
Nominations will be open from 1st October – 31st October 2023 (midnight)
Anyone can nominate someone for a CRNZ award.
Nominations are to be made through the following online form-
2023 CRNZ Awards Nomination form
The qualifying period is from 1 October the previous year to 30 September or current year.
AWARDS INFORMATION – Click here for full information including awards criteria, nomination and eligibility information.
Canoe Sprint Paddler of the Year- Lisa Carrington
Marathon Paddler of the Year- Liam Lace
Ocean Ski Athlete of the Year- Danielle McKenzie
Junior Athlete of the Year- Greer Morley
Masters Paddler of the Year- Kingi Gilbert
Team of the Year- Lisa Carrington, Alicia Hoskin,
Tara Vaughan, Olivia Brett
Coach of the Year- Dylan Neal-Hill
Official of the Year- Craig Hoskin
Volunteer of the Year- Scott Orman
Club of the Year- Bay of Plenty Paddle Sports Inc.