How to Remember Sir Peter Blake?

The government has committed $2.5 million to the construction of a memorial museum in the late Sir Peter Blake’s honour on the Auckland waterfront. Sports Minister Trevor Mallard: “The [Blue Water Black Magic] exhibition will ensure a lasting tribute to a New Zealand hero and icon who was recognized the world over.” Gordon McLauchlan muses over the need for a Blake Mausoleum and the qualities of NZ heroism in general in the NZ Herald. 


Tags: Auckland  Blue Water Black Magic exhibition  Gordon McLauchlan  New Zealand  New Zealand Herald  Peter Blake  Sailing  Star (The)  Trevor Mallard  

France-Based Susan Alemann off to Drive the Sahara

France-Based Susan Alemann off to Drive the Sahara

New Zealander Susan Alemann and Briton Helen Tait Wright, both in their fifties, are competing in an all-women off-road car rally taking place in the Sahara Desert, Morocco, English-language French news…