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The New Zealand Herald
Rio Olympians show off their medalshome from Queenstown. Photo / Natalie Akoorie. Drysdale said he first felt ins
Rio Olympians show off their medals
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 hours ago
home from Queenstown. Photo / Natalie Akoorie. Drysdale said he first felt inspired to become an Olympian when he saw Rob Waddell win gold in the men's single sculls in Sydney in 2000 but it wasn't until he was at university that he took up... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Eric Murray: My wife was demeanedhim in the same light again ... I felt absolutely betrayed." The pair sought t
Eric Murray: My wife was demeaned
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
him in the same light again ... I felt absolutely betrayed." The pair sought the counsel of former Olympic gold medallist Rob Waddell who had been coached by Tonks for several years. Waddell suggested that they should stick with the status quo if... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
As it happened: New Zealand athletes arrive homeleft for The Cloud • Several hundred people gathered at the waterfront venue t
As it happened: New Zealand athletes arrive home
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
left for The Cloud • Several hundred people gathered at the waterfront venue to wait for their heroes • Kiwi team boss Rob Waddell told the crowd: "We couldn't have done it without New Zealand ... with your support we can keep getting... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Lisa Carrington to carry the NZ flag at closing ceremonyin what is expected to be a festive Closing Ceremony before the bulk of the tea
Lisa Carrington to carry the NZ flag at closing ceremony
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
in what is expected to be a festive Closing Ceremony before the bulk of the team leaves Rio tomorrow. Chef de Mission Rob Waddell said Carrington's performance reflected the success and values of the team. "Her performances here were... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Who will carry the NZ flag at closing ceremony?start on day two of competition. Two sports that rarely figure on the New Zeala
Who will carry the NZ flag at closing ceremony?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 days ago
start on day two of competition. Two sports that rarely figure on the New Zealand sports radar too. Or if chef de mission Rob Waddell, who makes the decision, wants to make a big nod to the future, it has to be Eliza McCartney, armed with her... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Who will carry the NZ flag at closing ceremony?start on day two of competition. Two sports that rarely figure on the New Zeala
Who will carry the NZ flag at closing ceremony?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 days ago
start on day two of competition. Two sports that rarely figure on the New Zealand sports radar too. Or if chef de mission Rob Waddell, who makes the decision, wants to make a big nod to the future, it has to be Eliza McCartney, armed with her... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Hero's welcome awaits team from Riowaterfront for the formal ANZ Welcome Home event. "We are really looking forwa
Hero's welcome awaits team from Rio
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 8 days ago
waterfront for the formal ANZ Welcome Home event. "We are really looking forward to it," New Zealand team Chef de Mission Rob Waddell said. "It will be a wonderful chance to meet and interact with all the New Zealanders back home who have really... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
NZ Claws Way Back into Medal Contentionshe says the Kiwi attitude got them home, as well as drawing from the “words of
NZ Claws Way Back into Medal Contention
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 18 days ago
she says the Kiwi attitude got them home, as well as drawing from the “words of wisdom” from New Zealand chef de mission Rob Waddell.“The Olympics are a once in a lifetime opportunity. It is something you leave with nothing in the tank,” she... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Legends to host the third Halberg Sport for Life DinnerKiwi children take part in sport.As well as Arch, other panellists will include
Legends to host the third Halberg Sport for Life Dinner
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 19 days ago
Kiwi children take part in sport.As well as Arch, other panellists will include three time Supreme Halberg Award winner Rob Waddell, BLACKCAP Grant Elliott and Auckland City FC defender Ivan Vicelich*. SKY Sport presenter Scotty Stevenson will... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Bullets, blasts and wild waterracing was allowed to continue on day one of the heats. NZ chef de mission and
Bullets, blasts and wild water
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
racing was allowed to continue on day one of the heats. NZ chef de mission and former Olympic single sculls gold medallist Rob Waddell said the rowers' perseverance was a testament to their skill. Six of the seven rowing crews won their... Read more
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Fortune
Rio Olympics: Stray Bullet Flies Into Equestrian Media Centerthe team’s press attache was seated. “She was sitting down and it went between
Rio Olympics: Stray Bullet Flies Into Equestrian Media Center
Fortune / Posted 20 days ago
the team’s press attache was seated. “She was sitting down and it went between the door and ceiling above her…,” said Rob Waddell, New Zealand chef de mission and an Olympic rowing gold medalist. He said New Zealand police liaison had advised... Read more
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The Hindu
Stray bullet flies into equestrian media centrethe team's press attaché was seated. “She was sitting down and it went between
Stray bullet flies into equestrian media centre
The Hindu / Posted 20 days ago
the team's press attaché was seated. “She was sitting down and it went between the door and ceiling above her...,” said Rob Waddell, New Zealand chef de mission and an Olympic rowing gold medallist. He said New Zealand police liaison had... Read more
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Reuters
Stray bullet flies into equestrian media centerthe team's press attache was seated. "She was sitting down and it went between
Stray bullet flies into equestrian media center
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
the team's press attache was seated. "She was sitting down and it went between the door and ceiling above her...," said Rob Waddell, New Zealand chef de mission and an Olympic rowing gold medalist. He said New Zealand police liaison had advised... Read more
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dna
Stray bullet flies into equestrian media centrethe team's press attache was seated. "She was sitting down and it went between
Stray bullet flies into equestrian media centre
dna / Posted 20 days ago
the team's press attache was seated. "She was sitting down and it went between the door and ceiling above her...," said Rob Waddell, New Zealand chef de mission and an Olympic rowing gold medallist. He said New Zealand police liaison had... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Burling and Tuke attract online attentionBlair Tuke and Peter Burling were presented with a traditional kakahu by the Ne
Burling and Tuke attract online attention
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Blair Tuke and Peter Burling were presented with a traditional kakahu by the New Zealand Olympic Team Chef de Mission Rob Waddell. Photo / Photosport NZ New Zealand put two hot boys in wool capes up front. Everybody go home, we have a winner.... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
King Richard set to vacate quietlysecured 68 Olympic or world championship medals since the Athens Games of 2004.
King Richard set to vacate quietly
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
secured 68 Olympic or world championship medals since the Athens Games of 2004. Tonks has helped make household names of Rob Waddell, Caroline Meyer and Georgina Earl (nee Evers-Swindell), Drysdale, Hamish Bond and Eric Murray. Related... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
King Richard set to vacate quietlysecured 68 Olympic or world championship medals since the Athens Games of 2004.
King Richard set to vacate quietly
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
secured 68 Olympic or world championship medals since the Athens Games of 2004. Tonks has helped make household names of Rob Waddell, Caroline Meyer and Georgina Earl (nee Evers-Swindell), Drysdale, Hamish Bond and Eric Murray. Related... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Jack Tame: Let the games beginof 50 or 60 degrees. In the gap, on a simple black mannequin, the kakahu cloaks
Jack Tame: Let the games begin
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
of 50 or 60 degrees. In the gap, on a simple black mannequin, the kakahu cloaks waited for the flagbearer announcement. Rob Waddell quoted Trump. He asked our 199 athletes to imagine the Don's campaign slogan in a New Zealand political... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
This week on Q+A...Q+A:1. We’ll have the latest results from day one of the Rio Olympics plus an i
This week on Q+A...
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 21 days ago
Q+A:1. We’ll have the latest results from day one of the Rio Olympics plus an interview with New Zealand’s chef de mission Rob Waddell.2. Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce talks jobs, immigration and leadership with Political Editor Corin... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke get spotlight for New Zealand in opening ceremonyteam as well as representatives from gymnastics, swimming, tennis, weightliftin
Peter Burling and Blair Tuke get spotlight for New Zealand in opening ceremony
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
team as well as representatives from gymnastics, swimming, tennis, weightlifting, shooting, wrestling and chef de mission Rob Waddell. Those who were unable to march gathered in the team lounge at the Olympic Village to watch the opening ceremony... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Burling to carry NZ flag in Riomajor regatta they have been to, they have put everything on the line and done
Burling to carry NZ flag in Rio
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
major regatta they have been to, they have put everything on the line and done well." New Zealand team chef de mission Rob Waddell acknowledged the joint appointment "is a step away from Olympic tradition but it acknowledges the importance of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rio Olympics 2016: Inside the Kiwi accomodationunder the Olympic spotlight. At the athletes' lounge, where a pounamu mauri st
Rio Olympics 2016: Inside the Kiwi accomodation
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
under the Olympic spotlight. At the athletes' lounge, where a pounamu mauri stone guards the entrance, chef de mission Rob Waddell talks about the importance of connection with the first day of Olympic competition just hours away. "We want... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rio Olympics 2016: Inside the Kiwi accomodationunder the Olympic spotlight. At the athletes' lounge, where a pounamu mauri st
Rio Olympics 2016: Inside the Kiwi accomodation
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 21 days ago
under the Olympic spotlight. At the athletes' lounge, where a pounamu mauri stone guards the entrance, chef de mission Rob Waddell talks about the importance of connection with the first day of Olympic competition just hours away. "We want... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Burling and Tuke to co-captain New Zealand Olympic Teamchampion sailors were each presented with a traditional kakahu (cloak) by the N
Burling and Tuke to co-captain New Zealand Olympic Team
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 days ago
champion sailors were each presented with a traditional kakahu (cloak) by the New Zealand Olympic Team Chef de Mission Rob Waddell together with His Excellency the Rt. Hon. Lt. Gen. Sir Jerry Mateparae.Peter Burling will carry the flag, and... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Rio Olympics: Blair Tuke named co-captain of NZ Olympic teamand Peter Burling were each presented with a traditional kakahu (cloak) by the
Rio Olympics: Blair Tuke named co-captain of NZ Olympic team
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 days ago
and Peter Burling were each presented with a traditional kakahu (cloak) by the New Zealand Olympic Team Chef de Mission Rob Waddell and Sir Jerry Mateparae. The duo were celebrated by around 150 New Zealand athletes and a bateria (samba... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Number 2: Mark ToddTed Morgan, boxing 22 Russell Coutts, sailing 21 Paul MacDonald, kayaking 20
Number 2: Mark Todd
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 24 days ago
Ted Morgan, boxing 22 Russell Coutts, sailing 21 Paul MacDonald, kayaking 20 Hamish Bond/Eric Murray, rowing 19 Rob Waddell, rowing 18 Bruce Kendall, boardsailing 17 Mahe Drysdale, rowing 16 Hamish Carter, triathlon 15 Murray... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Who should be New Zealand's flag bearer?it someone 'guaranteed' of gold? Is it someone who optimises the team culture?
Who should be New Zealand's flag bearer?
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 25 days ago
it someone 'guaranteed' of gold? Is it someone who optimises the team culture? Is it someone on the rise? Chef de mission Rob Waddell gets the final say, presumably after extensive committee consultation. Here are some options which might have... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Waddell in new bid for medalsNew Zealand athlete and Olympian Rob Waddell. Photo / Brett Phibbs New Zealand
Waddell in new bid for medals
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 28 days ago
New Zealand athlete and Olympian Rob Waddell. Photo / Brett Phibbs New Zealand is on the cusp of a medal deluge in Rio, and there's a certain symmetry that Rob Waddell will be at the centre of it all. As Chef de Mission, Waddell will be the face of... Read more

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