Walks of Fame
Our Walks of Fame recognise and celebrate Waipā’s outstanding achievers.
Recipients are acknowledged with a special pou or plaque in our Walks of Fame in Selwyn Park, Te Awamutu or on Duke Street in Cambridge.
24 sporting achievers were inducted into the Cambridge Sports Walk of Fame in 2003 and their plaques installed in Duke Street. Another five sportspeople were installed in 2006, four more in 2009 and one in 2014.
Map - Cambridge Walk of Fame
Equine mosaics are installed throughout Victoria Street, including a bronze horse and foal statue outside our Town Hall, unveiled in March 2004.
Map – Cambridge horse mosaics
The Te Awamutu Walk of Fame came into being in 2009 through the Heart of Te Awamutu project. It was officially opened by Kingi Tuheitia on 15 November 2009 and 18 pou were unveiled.
In 2011 the Waharoa was officially unveiled. This was a joint project between Council and Te Wananga o Aotearoa. In June 2013 another five pou were unveiled: Leanne Baker, Sir Grant Hammond, Lloyd Lee, Mary Scott and Phillip Tataurangi.
In August 2017, another two pou were unveiled for Hon Katherine O’Regan and Dr Graham Jamieson.
Most recently, the following six new pou have been approved and are due to be unveiled in December 2022.
- Heather Morris
- Dr Michael Williams
- Jason Wynyard
- John Nicholson
- Brian Stannett
- Shane Stannett
Full list of pou:
|Rewi Maniapoto||Neil and Tim Finn||Doug and Mike Tamaki||Rev John Morgan|
|Joey Allan||Oscar Natzka||Dr Lindsay Rogers||Andrew Nicholson|
|Jim Wynyard||Harvey White||Paddy and Pat Stephens||John Rochfort|
|Tony Herlihy||Lloyd Mandeno||Alan Wallace||Tony Kay|
|Brendon Cameron||Rongo Wetere||Leanne Baker||Lloyd Lee|
|Mary Scott||Philip Tataurangi||Sir Grant Hammond||Hon Katherine O'Regan|
|Dr Graham Jamieson||Dr Michael Williams||Jason Wynyard||Heather Morris|
|John Nicholson||Brian Stannett||Shane Stannett|
Make a nomination
Have someone to nominate ? Check the walk of fame policies and use the nomination form to put them forward: