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New Zealand team for the 2010 Commonwealth Games


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Kiwi golden girl almost pulled out of CWG
Kiwi golden girl Alison Shanks has revealed she almost pulled out of the Commonwealth Games in Delhi due to fears over her safety. ANI

New Zealand's rugby coach wants team to knit together
New Zealand rugby coach Gordon Tietjens said on Saturday that the players are need to knit together as a team in the XIX Commonwealth Games in New Delhi. ANI

Now, NZ Foreign Minister expresses regret over TV anchor's Delhi CM slur
New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully said on Friday that while he was powerless to act against a television anchor who had made gratuitous and insulting race remarks about Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, he accepted that it was a regrettable abuse of freedom of speech. ANI

New Zealand TV host suspended for mispronouncing Delhi's CM name as 'Dick-shit'
A New Zealand television station has suspended its breakfast show host Paul Henry for mispronouncing Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshits name several times in a crude manner. ANI

New Zealand squad is happy with facilities, cautious about health
The Commonwealth Games squad from New Zealand have said that they are satisfied with the facilities but they are careful about their health aspects. ANI

Strong 'tail wind' from AC system troubling Kiwi badminton team at Delhi CWG venue
New Zealands premier badminton player Joe Wu has raised concerns about the powerful tail wind being generated by the Siri Fort Sports Complexs air-conditioning system. ANI

Kiwi women tennis top gun Erakovic disappointed over partner Barry skipping Delhi CWG
New Zealands top women tennis player Marina Erakovic has arrived here in Delhi minus her roommate Ellen Barry, who pulled out of the Commonwealth Games due to security concerns. ANI

'Red-faced' Kiwi contingent's 'follow-the-leader' gaffe at Delhi CWG opening ceremony
The New Zealand team made a blunder by bungling its opening lines as the Kiwis flocked behind the South African flag bearer, Irene van Dyk, during the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games in New Delhi on Sunday. ANI

Delhi CWG welcome fantastic, brilliant, incredible: NZ contingent leader
New Zealand contingent leader Irene van Dyk has described the opening ceremony of the XIXth Commonwealth Games held here as fantastic, brilliant and incredible. ANI

Kiwi squash coach doesn't see withdrawal of main player as major setback
New Zealand squash coach Anthony Ricketts doesnt see main player Shelley Kitchens withdrawal from the Commonwealth Games as a major setback to the teams medal hopes. ANI

Silver Ferns beat minnows Papua New Guinea 102-21
New Zealands netball team racked up 102 goals in beating Papua New Guinea 102-21 on Monday in their Commonwealth Games opener in Delhi. ANI

New Zealand cyclists train with refreshed approach, says Team Coach
Ahead of the XIX Commonwealth Games 2010, head coach of the New Zealand cycling team Tim Carswell said on Sunday that the athletes have trained themselves with a totally refreshed approach, coming off a bronze medal win at the Beijing Olympics 2008. ANI

1972 Munich survivors back Kiwi team committing for Delhi CWG
Two survivors of the 1972 Munich Olympics terror attack, which claimed the lives of 11 Israeli team members, have backed the New Zealand team for committing to the Delhi Commonwealth Games. ANI

Kiwi player sees no issues with netball tournament ahead of Delhi CWG
New Zealand netball player Laura Langman has denied talks that the netball tournament at the Delhi Commonwealth Games was highly doubtful. ANI

Amazing to be New Zealand team's flag bearer for Delhi CWG: Van Dyk
New Zealand netball player Irene Van Dyk has said that being unveiled as the teams flag bearer for the Delhi Commonwealth Games has come as a huge shock to her. ANI

New Zealand denies Delhi CWG opening ceremony boycott reports
New Zealand has categorically denied that they are planning to boycott the Delhi Commonwealth Games opening ceremony on Sunday. ANI

New Zealand team satisfied with Commonwealth Games venue, security
Vice-captain of New Zealands netball team Temepara George expressed her satisfaction with the venue and security arrangements at the Commonwealth Games Village here on Saturday. ANI

Kiwis banking on young swimmers to make golden splash in Delhi CWG pool
The Kiwis are banking on its young swimmers to win some medals in the Delhi Commonwealth Games. ANI

Freshly unmasked swanky Kiwi athletes CWG village tower 'anything but unlivable'
The New Zealand teams unmasked Delhi Commonwealth Games accommodation tower at the athletes village has made the earlier reports of unlivable conditions hard to fathom. ANI

Injury forces Kiwi tennis player out of Delhi Commonwealth Games
New Zealand athlete tennis player Marcus Daniell has pulled out of the Delhi Commonwealth Games due to a back injury. ANI

Kiwi chef de mission Dave Currie confirms exit from Commonwealth role
New Zealands Commonwealth Games team boss Dave Currie has confirmed that the Delhi Commonwealth Games would be his last as chef de mission. ANI

Hooper deserves some blame for Delhi CWG mess, says Kiwi Sports Minister
New Zealand Sports Minister Murray McCully has said that Commonwealth Games Federation Chief Executive Mike Hooper should take some accountability for the problems in New Delhi. ANI

Some teams uncomfortable with Delhi CWG security checks, says NZ chef de mission Currie
New Zealand Commonwealth Games chef de mission Dave Currie has said that some teams are uncomfortable with the security checks at the Delhi Commonwealth Games venue. ANI

Kiwi chef de mission backs Delhi CWG security measures
New Zealands Commonwealth Games team boss Dave Currie has backed the Organising Committees decision to prevent Kiwi athletes from leaving their secure athletes village to explore New Delhi. ANI

Himachal Pradesh's farmers earn profit from Kiwi fruit cultivation
Kiwi fruit cultivation has become a profitable venture for Himachal Pradeshs farmers after demand increased in the wake of the Commonwealth Games. ANI

Kiwi Commonwealth support staff moves into Delhi Games Village
New Zealand support staffs move into the Commonwealth Games village is being seen as a sign that progress is being made in getting the athletes accommodation ready before the event that takes off on October 3 and lasts till October 14. ANI

Indifference of CWG organizers tremendously disappointing: Kiwi Games chief
New Zealands Games chief Mike Stanley has described the indifference of the organizers of the XIXth Commonwealth Games to be held in Delhi from October 3 to 14 as tremendously disappointing. ANI

New Zealand describes CWG security as tightest ever, but Aussies differ
New Zealand Commonwealth Games officials are happy but the Australians are not when it comes to security systems being in place for the 2010 Delhi Games. ANI

Now, Kiwi cyclist Henderson pulls out of Delhi CWG citing 'family fears'
New Zealand road cyclist Greg Henderson has pulled out of the Delhi Commonwealth Games, citing health and security fears. ANI

Oz discus champ withdraws from Delhi CWG citing health, safety fears
Citing concerns over health and security in Delhi, Australian discus thrower Dani Samuels has withdrawn from the countrys Commonwealth Games team. ANI

Commonwealth security concerns will not affect Kiwi cricket tour to India
Concerned about the security and safety of players, New Zealand participation in the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games may be in doubt, but it is not going to affect the Black Caps planned cricket tour of India in November. ANI

Australia sending elite police squad to boost its athletes' security at CWG
Concerned about security arrangements for the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games, Australia is rushing its elite police squadron to safeguard its players and officials. ANI

Kiwi Commonwealth Games athletes to delay arrival in New Delhi
New Zealands Commonwealth Games athletes have been advised to hold off travel to New Delhi until September 28 because the Games Village will not be ready to take them. ANI

New Zealand's athletes want to compete in Delhi CWG: Walker
New Zealands participation in the 2010 Commonwealth Games to be held in Delhi between October 3 and 14, may have come under question, but former athlete John Walker says the players want to compete and dont want to miss it. ANI

Kiwi chef de mission impressed with dining hall, recreation zones around Games village
New Zealand chef de mission Dave Currie slammed the authorites on Tuesday for not having done enough with regard to the Delhi Commonwealth Games, but added that he is impressed with the dining hall and the recreation zones around the Games village here. ANI

New Zealand unlikely to pull out off Delhi Commonwealth Games alone: John Key
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has said that his country is unlikely to pull out of next months Delhi Commonwealth Games. ANI

PM confident New Zealand will send Games team despite Delhi mosque attack
Prime Minister John Key has expressed confidence about New Zealands athletes attending the XIXth Commonwealth Games in Delhi, despite Sundays shooting of two Taiwanese tourists in the Indian capital. ANI

Oz cricketers told they are free to quit India tour over security fears
Australian cricketers have been told that any one of them is free leave the tour of India if they have security-related fears. ANI

Independent Kiwi security report finds no fresh Delhi CWG concerns
The second report from an independent security firm engaged by Netball New Zealand (NNZ) and Hockey New Zealand (HNZ) has raised no fresh concerns ahead of next months Delhi Commonwealth Games. ANI

Move to engage 'own security advice' for Delhi CWG 'defies logic': NZOC
The New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) has said that the decision of Netball New Zealand (NNZ), Hockey New Zealand (HNZ) and the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) to engage their own security advice ahead of next months Delhi Commonwealth Games defies logic. ANI

Champion Kiwi athlete, Willis, happy with Delhi CWG security arrangements
New Zealand middle distance runner Nick Willis has said that he is comfortable with the security arrangements for next months Delhi Commonwealth Games. ANI

Delhi Commonwealth Games bound Kiwi teams hiring own security consultants
Netball New Zealand (NNZ), Hockey New Zealand (HNZ) and the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) have hired independent security consultants ahead of next months Delhi Commonwealth Games. ANI

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