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Wellington Masters athletes have earned and been presented awards in various categories:

  • The Wellington Masters Athlete of the Year

  • The Noeleen Perry Memorial Trophy

  • The Jim Lockhart & Marie Hewitson Memorial Baton

  • Service Awards from NZ Masters Athletics

  • Athlete of the Year from NZ Masters Athletics

  • Wellington Athletics Life Members

Wellington Masters Athlete of the Year

Year Recipient
2022 Jacqueline Wilson & Roger Robinson
2021 Jacqueline Wilson & Peter Stevens
2020 Michele Allison & Peter Stevens
2019 Jacqueline Wilson & Jim Blair
2018 Jacqueline Wilson & Nick Horspool
2017 Jacqueline Wilson & Jim Blair
2016 Jacqueline Wilson & Tony Price
2015 Judy Hammond & Gary Rawson
2014 Judy Hammond
2013 Jacqueline Wilson
2012 Jacqueline Wilson
2011 Jim Blair
2010 Anne Hare
2009 Grant McLean
2008 Jim Blair
2007 Colleena Blair
2006 Peter Baillie
2005 Bill Nicholson
2004 Simon Poelman
2003 Bernie Portenski
2002 Barry Prosser
2001 Ellis Goodyear
2000 Judy Hammond

Noeleen Perry Memorial Trophy

Year Recipient
2023 Daphne Jones
2022 Jacqueline Wilson
2021 Jacqueline Wilson
2020 Jacqueline Wilson
2019 Daphne Jones
2018 Jacqueline Wilson
2017 Jacqueline Wilson
2016 Jacqueline Wilson
2015 Jacqueline Wilson

This award is presented in conjunction with the Wellington Masters 3000m Centre Championship and is awarded to the female masters athlete with the highest age-grade score.

Age Graded Trophy

Year Recipient
2021 Peter Stevens & Michele Allison
2020 Alessandro Pinna & Veronica Gould
2019 Mark Macfarlane & Jenny Mason
2018 Alessandro Pinna & Veronica Gould
2017 Shaun Broughton & Veronica Gould
2016 Gary Rawson & Victoria Humphries
2015 Gary Rawson & Judy Hammond
2014 Gary Rawson & Veronica Gould
2013 Gary Rawson & Judy Hammond
2012 Gary Rawson & Judy Hammond

This award is presented to the male and female athletes who score the highest age-grade score across all events of the Wellington Masters Track & Field Championships.

The Jim Lockhart & Marie Hewitson Memorial Baton
Year Winner
2022 Mel Aitken (Scottish)
2021 John Wood (Hutt Valley)
2020 Katie Jenkins (Olympic)
2019 Pam Graham (Scottish)
2018 Brian Garmonsway (Trentham)
2017 Michelle van Looy (Olympic)
2016 Michelle van Looy (Olympic)
2015 John Wood (Hutt Valley)
2014 Vicki Humphries (WHAC)
2013 Michelle van Looy (Olympic)
2012 Michael Wray (Scottish)
2011 Teresa Cox (Trentham)
2010 Diane Rogers (Trentham)
2009 Diane Rogers (Trentham)
2008 Graeme Lear (Scottish)
2007 Sheryne Beeby (Olympic)
2006 Ellis Goodyear (Capital)
2005 Peter Thomas (Trentham)
2004 Peter Thomas (Trentham)
2003 Diane Rogers (Trentham)
2002 Ellis Goodyear (Capital)
2001 Ellis Goodyear (Capital)
2000 Diane Rogers (Trentham)
1999 Diane Rogers (Trentham)

This award is presented in conjunction with the Masters Johnsonville 8km Road Race and is awarded to the athlete whose time is the closest to an age group record.

NZ Masters Athlete of the Year
Wellington Winners
Year Winner
2021 Jacqueline Wilson (Walks)
Michele Allison(Distance)
Quentin Rew (Walks)
2020 Jacqueline Wilson (Walks)
Michele Allison (Barriers)

Nick Willis (Middle)
Quentin Rew (Walks)
Peter Stevens (Distance)
2019 Jacqueline Wilson (Walks)
Peter Stevens (Distance)
2018 Jacqueline Wilson (Walks)
Peter Baillie (Walks)
Nick Horspool (Distance)
Nick Willis (Middle)
2017 Jacqueline Wilson (Walks)
Peter Stevens (Distance)
2016 Jacqueline Wilson (Walks)
Tony Price (Distance)
2015 Judy Hammond (Jumps)
2013 Judy Hammond (Jumps)
2011 Judy Hammond (Jumps)
2005 Peter Baillie (Walks)
NZ Masters Service Awards
Wellington Recipients
Badge Awardee
Silver (10 years) Bruce Perry (2006)
Noeleen Perry (2006)
John Palmer (2012)
Brian Watson (2016)
Veronica Gould (2017)
John Hammond (2017)
Graham Gould (2019)
John Turner (2020)
Dave Gratton (2020)
Albert van Veen (2021)
Peter Baillie (2021)
Peter Hanson (2021)
Michael Wray (2022)
Sharon Wray (2022)
Gold (20 years) Jim Blair (2006)
Richard Harris (2006)
Vic Marks (2006)
Rob McGregor (2006)
John Palmer (2016)
Dawn Melrose (2018)
Geoff Henry (2021)
Graham Gould (2021)
Veronica Gould (2021)

NB: the year of the award isn't necessarily the 10 or 20 year anniversary as sometimes the awards are a little belated.

Wellington Masters Athletics Life Members
Heather May (2010)
Heather May awarded Life Membership in 2010 by Athletics NZ President Jim Blair
John Palmer & Dick Harris (2010)
John Palmer (left) and the late Dick Harris (right) awarded Life Membership in 2010 by President Brian Watson
Bruce & Noeleen Perry (2008)
Bruce and Noeleen Perry awarded Life Membership in 2008 by Jim Blair
Jim & Colleena Blair (2004)
Jim and Colleena Blair awarded Life Membership in September 2004


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  Last Updated 22 December 2023