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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NZ Speed Flyers Swoop in Extreme Sport Doco

NZ Speed Flyers Swoop in Extreme Sport Doco

New Zealand speed flyers Jamie Lee and Malachi Templeton are two extreme-sports thrill-seekers who feature in the documentary, Reset, which is directed by Frenchman Thierry Donard, considered “the Fellini of adventure film-making”. “Speed…