July is te marama o te reo Maori (Maori Language Month), so
it is appropriate that the Maori All Blacks get to play in
front of a home crowd this month for the first time since
their centenary games in 2010.
June and July are busy months for women's sport, and New
Zealand could learn a thing or two from our Commonwealth
cousins, Australia and Canada, when it comes to promoting and
developing women in sport and women's sport events.
The shock resignation of Fifa president Sepp Blatter four
days into his fifth term has completely rattled the already
troubled organisation under investigation by United States
and Swiss officials for financial crimes and corruption.
A new breed of heavyweight emerged and a welterweight showed
why his club is regarded as one of the best in the country
when Hammerhead Productions held its fight night at the
Caledonian Gymnasium on Saturday.