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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.


  • Gillard and Abbott star in new Afghan TV Soap

    My Number two daughter is an avid fan of Aussie tv soap opera Home and Away. There are times when I am writing in the same room when she is watching the painful slow pace of life in Summer Bay unfold.

  • Mahan shows Americans do care about Ryder Cup

    Europe had just about everything in their favour in retaining the Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor this week. Home advantage, a form team and awful weather to start with that put the Americans on the back foot.

  • US Travel Alert to Europe - whats the point?

    The United States issued a general travel alert for Americans in Europe on Sunday amid concerns that al Qaeda or related groups are planning attacks on civilian targets.

  • Delhi Opening Ceremony A Success - Well Done India

    The 2010 Commonwealth Games have begun with a spectacular opening ceremony in Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

  • Stop this madness and bring on Summer

    We thought things couldn't get much worse after the devastating earthquake in christchurch but the bad news just keeps on coming.

  • Wallabies Defeat Springboks In Bloemfontein Thriller - Exit Peter?

    The Wallabies and Springboks have turned on a test match that even a Pakistani bookmaker could not have scripted, with Australia running out 41-39 winners in a thrilling encounter in Bloemfontein.

  • Champions League Draw Tough For Tottenham But Auxerre's Is Worse

    Champions League newcomers Tottenham Hotspur will face off against current champions Inter Milan in the group stages of the competition.

  • Quade Cooper-on your bike mate and take Sonny Bill with you

    On this side of the Tasman we had the whole Sonny Bill Williams saga a couple of months ago. Would he chose an obese contract in France or a fat contract in New Zealand and a shot at making the All Blacks World Cup squad?

  • Bear family hunted, drugged and evicted by humans in Florida

    A solo bear mother in Florida trying to raise her cubs the best she can has had a nasty brush with humans the Bearly Sober newspaper reported today.

  • Mourinho to return Real Madrid to the top

    Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho expects his team to return to the top of Spanish and European football.To achieve this they will need to get past a powerful Barcelona side that has dominated in recent seasons.