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Paul Lewis: The real reason Peter Burling and Blair Tuke haven’t re-signed with Team NZ

Opinion: Emirates Team New Zealand without Peter Burling and Blair Tuke? It might be unlikely – but it is possible. Those among us with a tendency to be glass-half-empty will be remembering the Alinghi raids of 2000, when Swiss billionaire Ernesto Bertarelli made off with Team NZ leading lights Russell Coutts and Brad Butterworth – […]

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Wild Auckland weather: Sir Peter Blake’s former yacht breaks free of mooring during storm

The strong winds that battered Auckland overnight tore legendary sailor Sir Peter Blake’s former yacht Archangel off its mooring. It was among a raft of damaged to the city after fierce gusts of up to 139km/h were recorded in Auckland overnight, sending trees toppling, container ships tumbling and damaging numerous powerlines across the city. The […]

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Sir Peter Blake’s former yacht breaks free of mooring during Auckland storm

The strong winds that battered Auckland overnight tore legendary sailor Sir Peter Blake’s former yacht Archangel off its mooring. It was among a raft of damaged to the city after fierce gusts of up to 139km/h were recorded in Auckland overnight, sending trees toppling, container ships tumbling and damaging numerous powerlines across the city. The […]

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Peter R de Vries: Dutch crime reporter dies nine days after being shot in Amsterdam

Dutch crime reporter Peter R de Vries has died nine days after he was shot in an Amsterdam street, RTL News has reported. Quoting a family statement, RTL News – the Dutch network De Vries regularly contributed to – said: “Peter fought to the end, but was unable to win the battle.” The journalist, 64, […]