Top Kiwi sailors Peter Burling and Blair Tuke say they are “humbled” to be made Members of the New Zealand Order of Merit and hope to inspire young Kiwis to dream big.
The Olympic gold medallists and America’s Cup-winning pair were made members for services to sailing, during an investiture ceremony today at Government House in Auckland.
Tuke, 29, said it was an “amazingly proud day” for them.
“With our closest family around it is a really proud one for Pete and I, especially for our grandparents, they will be stoked.”
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