England Lay Down the Challenge with the #Hakarena

The British sense of humour, and art of self deprecation, comes across loud and clear in Matt Dawson’s Hakarena. Before Kiwis start suffering from mass sense of humour failure, let’s take a moment to reflect on who started #hakafails To be fair, the present day All Blacks haka is a piece of great theatre. Dawson,…

North Harbour Stadium Unscathed By Tornado

There were sighs of relief all round when it was confirmed this morning that the North Harbour Stadium was undamaged by yesterday’s violent tornado. The stadium, which is just metres from the Albany shopping mall “escaped unscathed” said the stadium’s chief exec. Craig Goodall. North Harbour is to host the France v. Japan, Australia v.…

Freedom Campers "Should Be Shot"

The president of the New Zealand Motor Caravan Association, Dick Waters, may have wounded himself in his own foot after issuing another call yesterday for freedom campers to be “shot” if they use vans that don’t have their own toilet facilities. Mr Waters, is reported as having said yesterday that “Messy freedom campers who trundle…