Sport Bay of Plenty Charitable Trust owns the event known as the Bay of Plenty Sports Awards. Waiariki Institute of Technology sponsor the Secondary School Sportsman of the Year Award. Waiariki’s Academy of Sport located at Mokoia Campus, Rotorua was established in 2007 to nurture and develop young athletes. This was seen as being complimentary to the Bay of Plenty Sports Awards, developing fine young sporting talent to perform and achieve at the Olympic Games and world championships of various codes.
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