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US Venture Capitalists Eye Kiwis

US Venture Capitalists Eye Kiwis

New Zealand’s win of the America’s Cup confirmed its yachting prowess. Now the country wants to be known for its high-tech wares.

Week of Glory for New Zealand

Week of Glory for New Zealand

“Little New Zealand” has done it again. A country of less than 3.8 million people has once again proved how talented it is at sports.

Special Reserve Drinks from the Cup of Victory

Special Reserve Drinks from the Cup of Victory

Week in the Life: Dean Barker, Yachtsman.

Black Magic Shatters the Spell

Black Magic Shatters the Spell

New Zealand goes wild as the oldest trophy in sport stays down under.

Ciao for Now New Zealand

Ciao for Now New Zealand

Beaten by Black Magic, Prada promises they’ll be back for America’s Cup rerun. Minutes after New Zealand’s Black Magic sailed past the finishing line to clinch the America’s Cup with a 5-0 whitewash …

The Little Nation that Could

The Little Nation that Could

Enough said (really!)  

New Zealand Sweeps Up

New Zealand Sweeps Up

Dean Barker, a fresh-faced 26-year-old backup skipper and Russell Coutts’s protege, helmed Team New Zealand to its second America’s Cup win yesterday, beating Italy’s Prada by 48 seconds to sweep the series, 5-0

Black Magic Casts its Spell; All New Zealand Celebrates

Black Magic Casts its Spell; All New Zealand Celebrates

Skipper Russell Coutts always put the emphasis on ‘team’ in Team New Zealand, and today, he gave an understudy the glorious job of winning the America’s Cup …  

Kiwis Claim Hong Kong

Kiwis Claim Hong Kong

New Zealand enhanced their reputation as stars of the sevens game with a crushing victory over the defending champions Fiji in the final of the Hong Kong Sevens.  

Cool Hand on Deck

Cool Hand on Deck

“Sir Peter Blake, head of Team New Zealand, is that rare thing: an international celebrity who has remained popular in a homeland where cutting “tall poppies” down to size is a national pastime …”  

Yacht to Watch this Animation

Yacht to Watch this Animation

You won’t get the sea-breeze or the sea spray, but an internet animator from New Zealand can almost get you to the America’s Cup.

Break Up the Kiwis: Rout of Prada Complete

Break Up the Kiwis: Rout of Prada Complete

“Will it be another 130 years before anyone can wrest the cup from the Kiwis?” The extensive New York Times coverage of the America’s Cup.

Champions

Champions

Solid bowling and strong fielding led New Zealand to victory in the Women’s Cricket World Cup on December 23. The trans-Tasman final was “probably the most exciting match in the history of Women’s International Cricket”. More coverage…

Eco-race

Eco-race

“Up ahead there is likely to be John Howard, 46, arguably the world’s greatest adventure racer, a crusty old Kiwi window cleaner who, late in a race, looks like he just crawled out from under a…