"I suppose I wasn't sure if I was the right person to even consider putting my name forward and so I had a lot of self doubt and that was the hardest part for me was just being brave enough to go 'look, just be brave, put your name in the hat and just see what happens.’,” Palmer told RNZ in 2018 about initially going for a NZ Rugby board position in 2016. … [Read more...] about Is it time for Farah Palmer to smash the glass ceiling at New Zealand Rugby?
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Teams are allowed to build six foils and the Kiwis might have another trick up their sleeves yet as they work on a development program ahead of the March 6 start to the America’s Cup match where they will race the winning challenger from the Prada Cup. … [Read more...] about America’s Cup: Team New Zealand trial new weapon for defence of Auld Mug
The Ministry of Justice's New Zealand crime and victims survey does not cover manslaughter, abductions, crimes against children 14-years and under, crimes where victims could not be identified such as drug offences, commercial crime, crimes against people who do not live in permanent dwellings and crimes against people living in institutions. … [Read more...] about New Zealand’s largest-ever crime survey finds under-reporting, likely victims of crime
File photo taken on March 18, 2019 shows two policemen patrolling outside the Gun City in Christchurch, New Zealand. The next steps in the New Zealand government's ambitious firearms reform program include a three-month buy-back, Police Minister Poto Williams said on Friday. The last buy-back and amnesty was unprecedented for New Zealand and was successful in collecting 60,297 firearms, modifying a further 5,630 firearms, and collecting 299,837 prohibited parts and magazines, Williams said in a statement. (Xinhua/Guo Lei) … [Read more...] about New Zealand starts 3-month firearms buy-back
Thomas's mum Robynne Thomas, who had been with her the whole way, said in the North Island her daughter averaged 45km a day. During the South Island stint it was 60km a day. It had been special to spend that time with her daughter, Robynne said. … [Read more...] about Nurse runs across New Zealand, smashing Te Araroa trail record