Surf’s Up in Cornwall

Waikato University’s resident surf expert – Dr Kerry Black – is helping create waves in Cornwall, where a £6 million proposal for constructing an artificial reef is currently under negotiation. Black and his team of marine consultants – ASR – rate Tolcarne Beach as an ideal site for embedding the giant, sand-filled bags needed to create “a world class surfing break.” Local tourist boards, businesses, and environmental agencies all support the proposal, as does Britain’s growing army of surfers.


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New Zealand in Throes of a Basketball Revolution

New Zealand in Throes of a Basketball Revolution

An ESPN article reports that the School Sport New Zealand Census, which has been conducted annually since 2000, revealed earlier this year that basketball had gone past rugby and was only…