Baseball is enjoying a rich run of form with New Zealand's only professional side on the verge of making history.
"I am one of the millions of oppressed women."
All the highs and lows from a stellar sporting year.
"It is all of you who have inspired me to become me and I want to take this year to say 'Thank you' to you."
More than 2000 written submissions were sent to the Christchurch City Council.