Inspiring moments from the PyeongChang Winter Olympic and Gold Coast Commonwealth Games have been named as finalists for New Zealand's Favourite Sporting Moment of 2018 at the Halberg Awards.

Moments from New Zealand Team campaigns make up four of the nine highlights, with cricket, football, rugby league and rugby rounding out the nominations.

The category is decided by public votes, with details on how to vote available at

The four New Zealand Team moments are:  

1. Nico Porteous and Zoi Sadowski-Synnott medaling at the Olympic Winter Games within two hours of each other (Pyeongchang)

2. David Liti breaking a Commonwealth record and winning gold in the men's 105kg+ weightlifting division at the Commonwealth Games (Gold Coast)

3. Kelly Brazier scoring a long range solo try in extra time to secure gold for the Black Ferns Sevens against Australia at the Commonwealth Games (Gold Coast)

4. Vantage Black Sticks Women penalty shootout over Olympic champions England in semifinal at the Commonwealth Games (Gold Coast)

The winner will be presented at the Halberg Awards on February 21st.

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