Given the fact that the year the cover photo was taken I was a pregnant hippie with baby brain, I could be forgiven for not remembering this particular AB’s tour (or any at all for that matter!), however as soon as I saw this image I thought Sid .. that’s Sid Going, the man! Iconic!!
Not only are there several activities planned to celebrate all things to do with rugby for both locals and visitors, but many are designed to celebrate the Wairarapa’s proud and rich rugby history and its position as one of new Zealand’s top wine and food destinations.
Storytelling is king at Stonehenge Aotearoa. Leading astronomer Richard Hall is passionate about bringing the old stories back to life and sharing his passion for the stars to those who visit the full-scale working adaptation of Stonehenge in England, but built on the rolling hills in the Wairarapa countryside, a 10 minute drive from Carterton.
“There’s fear in their eyes,” says Peter Bush as he recalls his powerful photograph taken of the All Blacks in Belfast, in 1972/73. There had been a threat that one player from each team would be shot and as they walked onto the field at Ravenhill, armed soldiers with guns flanked them. Ready.