Walk of Champions
Bronze plaques in the pavement celebrate 140 national sports champions.
Petone may be a small town, but it has nurtured a surprising number of sporting heroes. Discover just how many by reading/listening about the bronze plaques embedded in the footpaths between 83 and 355 Jackson Street.To qualify for a plaque, you need to have represented New Zealand or have been a national champion in your chosen sport.
A booklet profiling the 140 champions on the street can be purchased from the Jackson Street Programme's office at 274B Jackson Street, Petone or online at www.jacksonstreet.co.nz.