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Dennis Goodboy

Hi pup fans!

I'm currently in Tianjin . I'll tell you all about that another week, but I just have to say that polo is my new favourite activity. I wonder if I can persuade one of the riding centres in Hong Kong to host a canine polo tournament ...

Tuesday, 5 July, 2011, 12:00am

Come on Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All

Come on Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All by Christina Thompson Bloomsbury HK$128

13 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

How Near, How Far?

Koru Contemporary Art

Until Dec 20

New Zealand sculptor Graham Bennett (above), looks at life as well as his work as an infinite search for identity, history and the future. But it is the process rather than the answers that he finds most exciting.

13 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Maori history comes to life

Summerhill Recreational Farm not only provides a variety of trails for hikers and bikers, and breathtaking views of the Bay of Plenty, it offers a powerful history lesson.

31 May 2008 - 12:00am

Naturalist launches mission to prove moas are not dead as a dodo

It is thought to have been extinct for at least 500 years, but that has not stopped an amateur naturalist preparing to venture deep into the forests of New Zealand in search of the moa, a giant emu-like bird.

Moas are believed to have been hunted to extinction by Maori in the centuries after they settled New Zealand from Polynesia, about 1,000 years ago.

14 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

ESC sequences

All of these featured sites either won Webby Awards or were nominated. The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences has given out the awards since 1996 for the world's best websites.

22 May 2006 - 12:00am

White Kiwis' use of Maori words signal sea change

It was once considered the most British of the old dominions, but New Zealand is moving away from its Anglo heritage in one crucial respect - language.

New Zealanders are increasingly peppering their speech with Maori words, to the extent that newspaper reports and daily conversations can sometimes be all but impenetrable to foreigners.

27 May 2005 - 12:00am

Maori message

With crew members performing a traditional Maori war dance on deck, the pride of New Zealand's tiny naval fleet, Te Kaha, steamed into Hong Kong Harbour yesterday.

16 Oct 2004 - 12:00am

Maori women keep Kiwi title streak alive against USA

Aotearoa Maori, an indigenous New Zealand team featuring Maori players, won the Women's Sevens final to keep the Cup at 'home' for the third year running at Hong Kong Stadium.

23 Mar 2002 - 12:00am

Goodbye and good luck

I am taking a break from writing this column for Young Post, but hope to return one day. As our famous Maori song Now is the Hour says, 'soon I'll return from far across the sea'.

Thank you for all your e- mails. During our on-line communications, we compared our two societies, and realised that people all over the world have similar hopes and aspirations.

4 Dec 1998 - 12:00am

Raising a temple to culture

In the heart of Wellington, close to where Maori war canoes welcomed British settlers on sailing ships 157 years ago, a building nears completion that will house the soul of the nation.

The aim of the enormous 36,000 square metres of display area is to tell New Zealanders of all backgrounds where they came from.

22 May 1997 - 12:00am