Key Points:

The Herald named its New Zealanders of the year at the weekend, recognising in particular the achievements of two Good Samaritans Austin Hemmings and Tony McClean who died trying to help others.

In business, the top mention went to Reserve Bank governor Alan Bollard for his handling of the economy.

The sportspeople of the year award went to Indy 500 winner Scott Dixon.

Now we want to hear who you think - use the Your Views link to the right to send us your nominations and tell us why they deserve recognition.