Posts Tagged: New Zealand

New Zealand considers fitting tribute to All Black rugby great Jock Hobbs, 52

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – All Black great Sir Colin Meads says either naming a rugby stadium or a top-level rugby award after the late Jock Hobbs would be “terribly fitting” tributes. As the accolades continued to flow yesterday for Hobbs

New Zealand considers fitting tribute to All Black rugby great Jock Hobbs, 52

WELLINGTON, New Zealand – All Black great Sir Colin Meads says either naming a rugby stadium or a top-level rugby award after the late Jock Hobbs would be “terribly fitting” tributes. As the accolades continued to flow yesterday for Hobbs

The essence of ‘handicap-able,’ adventurer Samantha Loewi, 21, designed clothes for people in wheelchairs

DENVER – When Samantha Loewi dreamed, she dreamed big — whether it was being an Air Force pilot, a break dancer or going on safari in Africa — and she never let her muscular dystrophy keep her from dreaming. “She

The essence of ‘handicap-able,’ adventurer Samantha Loewi, 21, designed clothes for people in wheelchairs

DENVER – When Samantha Loewi dreamed, she dreamed big — whether it was being an Air Force pilot, a break dancer or going on safari in Africa — and she never let her muscular dystrophy keep her from dreaming. “She

Fascination with planes drew commercial artist Joe DeMarco, 93, to WWI aircraft

TOWSON, Md. – Salvatore Joseph “Joe” DeMarco, a commercial artist and former manager of art services for AAI Corp. who was also widely known for his detailed drawings of World War I aircraft, died Friday of lung cancer at Gilchrist

Fascination with planes drew commercial artist Joe DeMarco, 93, to WWI aircraft

TOWSON, Md. – Salvatore Joseph “Joe” DeMarco, a commercial artist and former manager of art services for AAI Corp. who was also widely known for his detailed drawings of World War I aircraft, died Friday of lung cancer at Gilchrist

One of Britain’s most respected studio potters, Ray Finch, has died at 97

Ray Finch, who has died aged 97, was one of the most respected British studio potters of the last half century. He was internationally admired for work that expressed the more traditional values of his craft – superbly glazed functional

One of Britain’s most respected studio potters, Ray Finch, has died at 97

Ray Finch, who has died aged 97, was one of the most respected British studio potters of the last half century. He was internationally admired for work that expressed the more traditional values of his craft – superbly glazed functional

South African welfare volunteer Joy Roberts used theater to mix blacks, whites

Joy Roberts (85), a former chair of the Edendale Welfare Society, died on Christmas Day. Roberts personified the spirit of volunteerism, having worked full-time and without pay for the society more than 40 years. She was also a former chair

South African welfare volunteer Joy Roberts used theater to mix blacks, whites

Joy Roberts (85), a former chair of the Edendale Welfare Society, died on Christmas Day. Roberts personified the spirit of volunteerism, having worked full-time and without pay for the society more than 40 years. She was also a former chair