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haka

“An Insult to Our Country”: AC Milan and Nivea Mock the Haka

Before a match last week, a dozen or so actors in Milan uniforms successfully pissed off a lot of Maoris. We talked to some of them about what happened.
Jack Barlow
4.29.16
Stuff

Half Mast: What We Learned from New Zealand’s New Flag Debacle

The flag probably won't change but we did get a 26 million dollar lesson in how Kiwis operate.
Ben Stanley
12.21.15
Sports

Goodbye to Rugby's Captain Predictable

Richie McCaw took the All Blacks from perennial World Cup chokers to ruthless rugby machine.
Ben Stanley
11.26.15
Sports

The Michael Jordan of Rugby Just Died

All Blacks superstar Jonah Lomu died Wednesday morning from kidney problems. He was 40.
Julian Morgans
11.18.15
Highlights

Rugby Legend Jonah Lomu Dies Aged 40

Jonah Lomu, one of rugby unions greatest competitors of all time, has died aged 40.
David Whelan
11.18.15
NEW ZEALAND

The All Blacks' Haka: It's Complicated

It's easy to get caught up in watching the New Zealand rugby team's thrilling haka without considering it as a complex cultural text.
James Wilt
11.5.15
kiwi kindness

Insanely Classy All Black Gives His Gold Medal to a Young Fan Tackled by Security

It was a world class act of classiness.
Liam Daniel Pierce
11.1.15
all-blacks

I Have No Idea What Happened in That Rugby Game, But Boy Was It Exciting

An attempt to understand the Rugby World Cup Final through sheer feeling.
Liam Daniel Pierce
10.31.15
Sports

10 Reasons the Rugby World Cup Final Will Be an Absolute Cracker

New Zealand and Australia face off in Saturday's Rugby World Cup Final. As a clash between two heavyweights of the game, not to mention fiercely competitive neighbours, it's all set to be a classic encounter.
Alexander Bisley
10.30.15
Sports

Talking Rugby and the Haka with Maori Cultural Expert Inia Maxwell

"I don't want to nitpick, but the current All Blacks are doing the haka too fast."
David Whelan
10.26.15
Vice Blog

Old Hostilities Resumed: New Zealand and France Prepare to Clash

They've met before in a number of key Rugby World Cup clashes. Now, France and New Zealand will fight over a place in the semi-finals. Will it be the All Blacks or Les Bleus who emerge victorious on Saturday evening?
VICE Sports
10.15.15
reality tv

English Reality TV Star is Rocked by Rugby Hit

Former All Black is living the dream by crushing reality TV stars.
Liam Daniel Pierce
9.5.15