Joining the Hoop

A NZ team is to join Australia’s National Basketball League next year, in a move sure to raise the sport’s profile even higher in this country. The Auckland-based franchise is yet to announce its name and colours, but numerous Tall Blacks seem certain to sign. The inclusion will provide a vital training ground for the 2004 Athens Olympics, where it is hoped the Tall Blacks will continue their phenomenal winning streak.


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Travel Lockdown a Blessing for US Surfers

Travel Lockdown a Blessing for US Surfers

Back in March, photographer Ridge BenBen and surfer Joe Kisling, both from the US, travelled to the South Island for the Single Fin Mingle logging contest, an annual event that describes…