First referendum on the New Zealand flag

The Electoral Commission is reminding voters that time is running out to take part in the first referendum on the New Zealand flag. Online voting closes at 7pm, Friday, 11th December, 2015, New Zealand time “To have your say in the referendum you need to make sure you’ve received, completed and sent back your voting […]

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World Cup Rugby at the Pig ‘n’ Whistle on W 36th St

The Pig ‘n Whistle Pub will be showing many of the world cup matches Pig ‘n’ Whistle at 202 West 36th Street (between 7th and 8th Ave) Cover Charge: $20  http://www.pignwhistleon36th.com/rwc-schedule/ They will feature give-a-ways, raffle prizes and complimentary shots when a team scores so long as the recipients are wearing some form of team colors! Wear those […]

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It’s Official — New Zealand Invented the Pavlova

The Oxford English Dictionary may have settled a long-running argument between Australia and New Zealand over who invented the pavlova. … “I can find at least 21 pavlova recipes in New Zealand cookbooks by 1940, which was the year the first Australian ones appeared,” the author of The Pavlova Story told the Daily Telegraph.   […]

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Fossil of large walking bat discovered in New Zealand

Fossilised remains of a new bat species, which lived 16 million years ago, walked on four limbs and was three times larger than today’s average bat, have been discovered in New Zealand. The fossils were found near Central Otago on South Island, in sediment left over from a vast prehistoric body of water known as […]

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Social Cricket Teams in NYC – looking for members

What could be more Kiwi than a spot of cricket (apart from some Rugby of course)? Especially with our team firing on all cylinders. A new social cricket league is being created in NYC and they are looking for anyone interested in joining. Please feel free to pass on. Perhaps a Kiwi team could enter? They’re going […]

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Australia overwhelmed New Zealand to win World Cup

World Cup final, Melbourne: New Zealand 183 (45 overs): Elliott 83, Johnson 3-30, Faulkner 3-36 Australia 186-3 (33.1 overs): Clarke 74, Smith 56* Australia win by seven wickets Australia overwhelmed New Zealand to win the World Cup for a fifth time at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. New Zealand lost captain Brendon McCullum to the fifth ball […]

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Watching the World Cup Cricket Final

ESPN has a live feed of the game on the web, viewable on their website or if you have a Roku or similar device, you can watch it on your TV.  The cost is $19.99 and you can buy the game at http://espn.go.com/espncricket2015 The game is live from Australia and starts at 11.30PM on Saturday, March […]

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NZ Beats Sth Africa in Semi-Final

New Zealand beat South Africa with a six off the penultimate ball to reach the World Cup final for the first time. World Cup semi-final, Auckland South Africa 281-5 (43 overs): Du Plessis 82, De Villiers 65* New Zealand 299-6 (42.5 overs): Elliott 84*, McCullum 59, Anderson 58 New Zealand won by four wickets Video […]

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