1997 Inaugural NZMAHOF Event 

Hibernian Working Men's Club, Hastings



Those highlighted in red are also inductees of the Australasian and the World Karate Union Halls of Fame

Robert Gemmell - Kempo Bushido Ryu


Steve Kitson - Nam Wah Pai - Deceased


Norman Ng - Taekwon-Do


Soloman Purcell - Kyokushin


Steve Heremaia - Jiu Jitsu


Lawrie Hargraves - Judo - Deceased


Temoana Te Rupe - Gosoku Ryu


Terry Hill - Goju Ryu



Kati Unuia - Tien Shan Pai


John Tahu - Rangataua O Aotearoa - Deceased


Robin Begbie  - Kyokushin


Andy Barber - Seido