Honours for top student athletes
Olympic gold medallists Lisa Carrington and Hamish Bond, and Silver Fern Laura Langman, are among the 67 student-athletes to be awarded New Zealand Universities Blues this year.
The awards, on December 6, will be hosted by Massey University at its Wellington campus.
Students from six universities will be presented blues at the event.
Other major awards will also be presented.
Nominees for sportsperson of the year include Massey University's Lisa Carrington (kayak), Hamish Bond (rowing), Storm Uru (rowing) and Glenn Snyders (swimming), and Waikato University's Nathan Cohen (rowing), Laura Langman (netball) and Duncan Grant (rowing).
Nominees for Maori sportsperson of the year are Lisa Carrington, Storm Uru and Manawatu's Kayla Sharland (hockey) all of Massey University.