“The Boot” Remembered

Rugby fans around the world farewell Don “the Boot” Clarke, an incomparable All Black legend. Business Day calls him “an icon for a generation of NZers,” while The Australian remembers his match-winning conversion against France at Athletic Park in 1961, “kicked into a gale-force wind, which people still talk about.” Independent: “The man who beat the British and Irish Lions by himself […] a massive man [who] kicked some of the most famous goals in rugby history.”

Don Clarke: 10 November 1933 – 29 December 2002


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Helen Clark Lays Out Her Reasons for Legalising It

Helen Clark Lays Out Her Reasons for Legalising It

In an opinion piece for the UK’s Guardian newspaper, former prime minister and member of the Global Commission on Drug Policy Helen Clark explains why a ‘yes’ in next year’s referendum…