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Dave Griffith

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12 June 2009


Dave is a Human Resources professional and freelance writer. He is interested in sport, movies, politics and history. He enjoys the outdoors lifestyle on the Kapiti Coast north of Wellington. Being a Hurricanes, Warriors, Phoenix and Leeds United supporter means he has come to learn that losing when it matters is not the end of the world - it just feels like it.


  • Marvin the Martian Signs to Play Rugby for Wellington

    After two millennia of trying to destroy Earth, Marvin the Martian is answering the SOS sent out from Wellington for rugby players who can catch the ball.

  • Top 10 Workplace Songs for Workers

    The Rolling Stones, U2 and Cliff Richard are all there in our countdown of the Top 10 Workplace Songs for Workers, but who is at No.1?

    10: Working in a Coal Mine – Devo

  • Black Caps Secret Weapon Revealed And Other Sporting Headlines

    The All Blacks, Warriors, Phoenix and Black Caps top the weekend sporting review.

    Cricket: Black Caps lose to Sri Lanka but unveil secret weapon

  • Choc Wars: Palm Oil Victory but Mars sides with Cadbury

    Cadbury is backing down on its use of palm oil in Dairy Milk chocolate. This is welcome news for Orangutans and green thinking consumers everywhere.

  • Smacking Debate Enters Rugby Arena

    Should a smack as part of good college rugby be a criminal offence in New Zealand?

  • Telemarketing Vampires Suck Out Charity Dollars

    Every night across New Zealand Telemarketing Vampires enter our homes fundraising for charities and suck most of the dollars up for themselves.

    Soon after six at night the phone goes (They know it is the most likely time I am home)

  • Tri-Nations: Springboks Beat Wallabies-Shrek Arrested

    With rugby ratings falling, Sky TV is beaming into new markets in an attempt to boost the audience for its overdone product. 

  • Politician in Our Sights - We Pulled the Trigger

    The sun rose today on a land where two rarities have come to pass in the one event. A politician has been found guilty of something and high level corruption is proven to exist in our land.

  • All Blacks Tactics Explained: Secret Plans Revealed

    A secret recording has come to hand that explains the mysteries behind the All Blacks game plan.
    “Hmm Graham Troubled you look”.
    “Master Yoda I have followed your plan and we have lost again.”

  • Shell and Mobil Hit Hard by Recession: It's a Matter of Perspective

    In our credit driven lives we need money, so we need the banks. In our demand for transportation and consumer goods we need oil, so we need the oil companies.