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HotW: The All Blacks

There are no manlier men than rugby players. The New Zealand All Blacks are the embodiment of this.

They are also known for using the Haka, a Māori war dance… 14 more words


The run-up to the 2015 Rugby World Cup (Un) officially starts November 1st

Southern Hemisphere teams have travelled north to begin the Autumn Internationals. This weekend a well-put together Barbarians team will face Australia at Twickenham for the Kilik Cup and the All Blacks have landed in Chicago to face the USA Eagles at a sold out Soldier Field. 820 more words


Lights out at Murrayfield

Like many people, I have a bucket list of sorts; stuff I want to see or do before I finally kick the bucket and shuffle off this mortal coil. 797 more words


Images of the Day (XV)

The Popular “Afro-Mobile” Waiting for arriving Guests at a Florida Resort

Half bicycle and half wheel chair, it runs easily over the hard beaten sands. 163 more words


Maori Welcome Ceremony

I have seen a traditional welcome ceremony yesterday. Two boats from Hawaii arrived here in the Bay of Islands and were welcomed by Maori. As far as I understood the people from Hawaii travel to 26 countries and want to join and grow the global movement towards a more sustainable world. 241 more words

Maori Culture Experience

After a lovely afternoon of watching the birds at the lake in the smelly town of Rotorua, we headed off to the Maori town of Tamaki to gain some true New Zealand culture. 535 more words


The Haka

Poetry appears in the funniest places.  Today the All Blacks (the New Zealand Rugby Union International Team) played, and beat Scotland in Murrayfield.  Before each game the All Blacks perform a Maori ritual battle challenge commonly called the ‘Haka’. 330 more words