Dame Noeline Taurua backs retiring Silver Ferns great Laura Langman as a future top sports boss

Retired Silver Ferns shooter Jodi Brown: “Laura leaves a legacy of hard work, grind, going above and beyond, pushing people beyond their limits, exploring new and innovative ways of challenging and winning. Passion and uniqueness is also what I think she has a legacy for. She’s never tried to be anyone else and is always […]

Silver Ferns great Laura Langman’s leap of faith over netball playing future

Playing in the Australian domestic competition had sharpened her play and brought out the best in her as a person and netballer. The chance to return for another season and help the Lightning defend their title was too good to turn down.

Silver Ferns: Maddy Gordon selected by Dame Noeline Taurua in 2020/21 squad

Silver Ferns: Karin Burger, Gina Crampton, Ameliaranne Ekenasio, Sulu Fitzpatrick, Maddy Gordon, Kelly Jury, Claire Kersten, Bailey Mes, Kimiora Poi, Katrina Rore, Shannon Saunders, Te Paea Selby-Rickit, Michaela Sokolich-Beatson, Whitney Souness, Jane Watson, Maia Wilson.Development Squad: Ellie Bird, Aliyah Dunn, Tayla Earle, Temalisi Fakahokotau, Monica Falkner, Kate Heffernan, Jamie Hume, Erena Mikaere, Grace Nweke, Samantha […]

Black Fern Stacey Fluhler and her husband Ricky’s long-distance marriage

For the Māori TV stuff, she seems to be a natural. She doesn’t need to do much prep. Whereas, if it was myself, I’d be stressing about it all week – what I’m going to say? Her ability to roll with it on the spot is quite cool – she doesn’t seem to get too […]

Bright future on PrimePort Timaru’s horizon, chief executive says

“My formal training through university was in forestry and so I spent quite a lot of time in senior roles around New Zealand in forestry. My first chief executive role was of Timberland West Coast, after that I spent five years in local government as the chief executive of Central Otago District Council. 

Future of professional sport in huge trouble if NZ government doesn’t open borders for international teams

“Like the NRL we need to be bigger, we need to be broader and appeal to a greater range of sponsors and broadcasters. We can put the band aid on for one more year and deliver something the crowds and fans still love, but beyond that we would be quite nervous,” Mackinnon told the United […]

Embedding female leaders in the heart of New Zealand sports

“I’d started thinking maybe post-Tokyo [2020 Olympics] I’d look around and see what else was out there for me. When the role at Snow Sports NZ came up, I thought if ‘I’m going to leave athletics, this is the role I’d do it for’,” she says.

From Kim Kardashian to Jacqueline Jossa, celebs’ must-have accessory is their child in the same outfit

The former Destiny’s Child singer gave onlookers an Eiffel during a 2016 trip to Paris, posing with daughter Blue Ivy Carter, eight, in matching ­floral dresses in front of the city’s towering landmark.

Touch Down! Eli Manning’s Giant NJ Home Is the Week’s Most Popular Listing

8. 534 Silver St., Coventry, CT Price: $450,000Why it’s here: Originally built in 1760, this was the home of locally treasured Caprilands Herb Farm, which belonged to Adlema Simmons, the so-called first lady of herbs. The 63 acres include a 1790s Colonial farmhouse, barn, and greenhouse, which are in need of some TLC. The 3,096-square-foot […]

I wish Elon Musk worried about the rhizosphere: Manoj Kumar

Inspired by the success of his economic model, Kumar is now working towards putting the spotlight on food and nutrition through urban farms. “Why should our food come only from areas beyond 2,000 km from our cities?” he asks. While the maiden urban farm project launched in New Delhi last year, similar initiatives will be […]