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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

  • Chris Carter – Remember The Days Of The Old School Yard?

    Well he was the Minister of Education when Principal Helen was in charge, and there have been a lot of games of chase, bull rush, passing notes in class, suspensions, missing lunch money, general playground bitchiness and probably some canings behind closed doors over the last few weeks.

  • Man Diary: Fitting Room Hell

    Work restructuring, relationship problems, performance anxiety and dickhead bosses can all add up to super-stress for many men.

  • Springbok Coach de Villiers - Stop Moaning and Start Coaching

    Springbok coach Peter de Villiers diverting attention away from Saturday’s Wallabies Test claims the All Blacks recent wins are part of a conspiracy to promote the Rugby World Cup in 2011.

  • Bloodhound SuperSonic Car: 1000mph will give commuters an edge

    Production team Bloodhound SuperSonic Car (SSC), aiming to break the 1,000mph land speed mark in 2012 have been showing off their Supercar at the Farnborough International Airshow in England.

  • Big Gerry Brownlee has Big Plans for Mining in New Zealand

    The overwhelming public backlash against proposed mining on conservation land has played a major part in the governments decision to can it today.

  • All Blacks v Springboks – Tri-Nations 2: Preview

    This is the tightest competition we have had for years in the Tri-Nations, yet if the All Blacks win against South Africa on Saturday night it might well sew up the title for them for 2010.

  • Webber Wins British F1 Grand Prix: 'Red Bull Gives You Wing(s)' - Then Takes It Away

    Mark Webber has won the British F1 Grand Prix in a race that has made more headlines about off the track antics than the race itself. 

  • Springbok Terminator Bakkies Botha - "I'll Be Back" - After 9 Weeks

    Springbok hard man Bakkies 'Terminator' Botha has copped a 9 week ban from the SANZAR judiciary for his reverse head butt on All Black Jimmy Cowan early in yesterdays 32-12 loss to the All Blacks.

  • FIFA World Cup Final: Spain v Netherlands Preview

    To say the world No.2 ranked team would play the No.4 ranked team in the World Cup Final doesn’t seem to like a bold prediction but a Spain v Netherlands final wasn’t too many peoples pick for the title decider.

  • Tri-Nations Rugby 2010 - All Blacks, Springboks and Wallabies - Preview

    It is official – rugby is worth watching again. Last season the IRB pulled back from the brink with the ELV’s (experimental law variations) and created an awful compromise that produced more balls going back and forth than a tennis match.