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Dave Griffith

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12 June 2009

Bio

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.

Posts

  • All Blacks v Ireland preview

    The All Blacks have named a strong side for the weekends Rugby international against Ireland at Aviva Stadium.

  • Kangaroos Should Win Four Nations Final But Kiwis Still A Chance

    The Four Nations Rugby League Final between Australia and New Zealand at Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane is shaping up as a classic encounter.

  • Cadbury abuses Fair Trade brand

    The chocolate war between Cadbury and Whittakers has raged for 18 months now and shows no sign of letting up. Cadbury decided to downsize their bars, change the recipe and shift production of some products away from NZ. Local chocolate maker Whittakers kept their bars the same size.

  • All Blacks v Wallabies- Preview

    Both the All Blacks and the Wallabies have gone for experience and reputation over form and match fitness for tomorrows Rugby International in Hong Kong.

    Any Test match between Australia and New Zealand is an intense affair, but this one is lacking the egde that is normally there.

  • Attack of the killer Drones

    Two suspected drone strikes in Pakistan’s tribal region Wednesday killed eight suspected militants, Pakistani intelligence officials said.

  • The Hobbit saga is about money not unions

    The saga of the making of The Hobbit movies has dragged on longer than it takes to read the book.

  • Afghan President Karzai admits funding from Iran

    Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has admitted receiving cash from Iran in a move that has got the United States nervous about Tehran’s intentions in the area.

  • Vote Selling Scandal For World Cup Hosting Rocks FIFA

    Fifa is investigating allegations two of its officials offered to sell their votes in the contest to host the 2018 Football World Cup.

  • Shooting Torch Passes From Irene Van Dyk To Maria Tutaia

    The 66-64 double extra time victory for the New Zealand Silver Ferns over the Australia diamonds in last night's Delhi Commonwelath Games netball final has seen the passing of the NZ shooting torch.

  • India Win Test Series As Australia Slumps In Rankings

    India have defeated Australia in the second Cricket Test in Bangalore to take the series 2-0. Test debutant Cheteshwar Pujara starred with the bat hitting 72 runs before Sachin Tendulkar guided India home with 53 not out.