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28th Mar 2015

Why you should want New Zealand to win the Cricket World Cup

Can the Black Caps do it?


New Zealand face Australia in the Cricket World Cup final in Melbourne on Sunday and here at we’re firmly in the Kiwi camp.

Whether you’re into your cricket or not, here are just a few reasons why you may want to join us in supporting the heroic Black Caps…

The Haka

Let’s face it the Māori war cry is the coolest statement of intent in world sport and adds a level of drama to any occasion before it’s even begun. Just don’t expect it at the MCG coin toss.

The Lord of the Rings

Although not technically part of New Zealand, Middle-earth and other settings in the movie franchise were filmed in Sir Peter Jackson’s native land. Sadly Frodo Baggins and Sam Gamgee won’t be opening the batting.

Crowded House

Crowded House are one of those bands that you don’t realise how much you love. Neil Finn is criminally underrated as a songwriter and you’ll be surprised at how many of their songs you know and enjoy.

Flight of the Conchords

The comedy band composed of Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement hail from Wellington and their musical sensibilities and quirky humour owe a lot to the country’s laid back attitude.

But most importantly of all…

They’re not the Aussies.