Friday, 27 November 2015 06:53
Throughout the All Blacks’ 2015 Rugby World Cup campaign, and even long before it, the group that cheered longest and loudest for our boys in black have never set foot in New Zealand.
Published in Issue 126 Dec/Jan 2016
Friday, 23 October 2015 10:23
The All Blacks will find an unlikely group cheering for them during this weekend's semi-final against South Africa. Photojournalist Cornell Tukiri (Tainui, Ngāti Whāwhākia, Ngāti Hikairo) spent four days with a group of fanatical South African All Blacks supporters.
Published in Sport
Friday, 25 September 2015 05:52
It's been 20 years since rugby went professional and the Warriors launched in the NRL. In the generation since, young Māori and Pasifika players have become a hot commodity for schools and clubs here and in Australia. But do they have the kids' best interests at heart?
Published in Issue 125 Oct/Nov 2015
Saturday, 18 July 2015 06:56
He's the fearless flash of lightning at the heart of the All Blacks' high-octane game. But in a Rugby World Cup year, Aaron Smith is concentrating on his fundamentals and taking it one win at a time.
Published in Issue 124 Aug/Sep 2015