New Zealand rugby hero Jonah Lomu was honored with a traditional haka at Auckland’s Eden Park stadium. Coaches, rugby officials and All Black teammates fondly remembered the Pacific Island role model.
More than 7,770 New Zealanders have taken part in a huge haka war dance in an attempt to take back a record from rugby rival France. The 2014 French performance managed to muster 4,028 dancers.
Police have arrested an All Blacks security guard for planting a listening device in the team’s Sydney hotel room last year. Some Australians, offended by earlier veiled accusations, are now calling for an apology.
Thousands of fans have converged on Auckland’s Eden Park to pay their last respects to Jonah Lomu. The All-Black great passed away earlier this month at the age of 40.
Dozens of airport workers performed a Maori haka on the tarmac as the players stepped off their specially black-painted Air New Zealand aircraft, flight code NZ1.
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