1000 New Zealand Olympians Celebrated In Auckland

Dr Mike Butler accepts the number 33 Olympian pin on behalf of his Uncle Jack Lovelock by Auckland Mayor John Banks (L) and Mike Stanley, New Zealand Olympic Committee president (R) during an evening to celebrate New Zealand's 1000 Olympians at Alexandra Park on June 24, 2009 in Auckland, New Zealand.
(June 24, 2009 - Source: Sandra Mu/Getty Images AsiaPac)