McFadden says kids as young as nine should already be discussing with parents and coaches a sport/study balance, if they wish to continue their sport at a higher level. PATRICK FRENCH reports.
Posts Tagged ‘ America ’
John Key spoke at his regular Monday press conference about Red Peak, ISIL and the UN.
Three years of self taught illustration work has paid off for Amit Dutta after winning a dream prize for amateur artists in the L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of The Future competition. He talks with COLIN ENGELBRECHT after returning from Los Angeles.
Olivia Mahood was rejected four times by drama school, now she’s one of their top students.
Have a look at a different way people play the most watched sport in the world right here in Wellington.
New Zealand player Lote Raikabula and son Emanuel enjoy the parade which kicked off Sevens Weekend in Wellington. KRISTEN PATERSON recorded the event in photos.
NZ gets in step with global emitters’ carbon footprints. JAMES PAUL reports on mixed messages.
Popular conservatives say warnings of media bias in US election not answered, despite reply by Fox.
Two young kiwi’s living near New York share their experience of the American Elections.
Kiwis happy with the US election result can enjoy an Obama Burger from Uncle Mike’s Kansas City BBQ.
Unofficial coffee poll is providing light relief from election tension.
Chances of Republican women gaining key positions a lot slimmer.
Obama and Romney identify education as a big part of America’s economic future.
Their role is to stay in the background and secure key constituencies.
NEW ZEALAND is on the verge of teaming up with America to break down trade barriers – but a new US President may mean a different agreement. JAMES PAUL finds while Obama and Romney’s policies look similar, the reality may not be so clear.
Democrats appear to let nothing slip, while new Republican Party stances are quickly betrayed. KRISTEN PATERSON reports.
KAT DUGGAN looks at the domestic policies of presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Barack Obama.
Famous for being the first black US president, Obama is now a pop icon.
Media watching Obama, Romney closely for their reactions to disaster.
Could Hurricane Sandy be the key to the US election? KRISTEN PATERSON looks back at the weather’s effect on poll results.
Electoral Colleges give small states a big say when the voting gets tight.
New Zealand well ahead with more than 70% turning out for last year’s election.
Fact checkers weigh up US presidential candidates on promises vs actions, truth v rhetoric, writes KRISTEN PATERSON.
IF New Zealanders could vote in the American presidential election, they would overwhelmingly vote for Obama. A phone poll shows more than three-quarters would vote for Barack Obama, while only 6% preferred Mitt Romney.
Wellington mother overwhelmed by donations for sick son.
Barbershop fundraiser for The Fource to sing in Denver, USA.
Food, coffee served up in a former gentleman’s lavatory.
Lower Hutt’s Scott Basalaj revises hopes for Rangers.
We are quickly falling behind other western countries when it comes to helping the homeless, reports TENNESSEE MANSFORD.
‘Black Dog Syndrome’ suits black-clad Wellingtonians.
US Ambassador cheers for three different RWC teams.
Kiwi wins international award after NZ funding rejected.
The conservationist is home in Auckland after filming a new TV series, and he is steering clear of politics. He talks with ZAMZAM ADEN.
Professionals bring raw, edgy recitation to local bar.
But the best-selling author has to think hard to recall our writers.
Funding shortfall means their horse must stay behind