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Smith & Raymond Win Divisions In New Zealand

Smith & Raymond Win Divisions In New Zealand

Young Bermudian sailors Ahzai Smith and Christopher Raymond made an impressive showing at the 2017 Forward Sailing O’pen Cup in New Zealand, with both of them winning their divisions.Minister of Social Development and Sports Sylvan Richards extended his congratulations to the pair. Ahzai won the Gold Fleet with 15 Net Points, while Christopher won... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sailors Continue To Hold Lead In NZ

Bermuda Sailors Continue To Hold Lead In NZ

The 2017 Forward Sailing O’pen Cup continues in New Zealand, with two young Bermudians continuing the hold the lead in their respective fleets following the second day of action. Azhai Smith and Christopher Raymond, both aged 12, flew to New Zealand earlier this month with AC Endeavour Program Coordinator Leah Collis to compete in three regattas.They... Read more of this article

Bermuda Youth Sailors Leading In New Zealand

Bermuda Youth Sailors Leading In New Zealand

The 2017 Forward Sailing O’pen Cup is underway in New Zealand, with two young Bermudian sailors making an excellent showing, with both Azhai Smith and Christopher Raymond leading their respective fleets. Ahzai is the current leader in the Gold Fleet with 8 net points, while Christopher is the current leader in the Silver Fleet with 7 net points. The... Read more of this article

Young Bermudians Competing In New Zealand

Young Bermudians Competing In New Zealand

Two young Bermudian America’s Cup Endeavour Program students are experiencing the opportunity of a lifetime – a trip to New Zealand, at no cost to them. Ahzai Smith and Christopher Raymond, both aged 12, flew to New Zealand on January 3 with AC Endeavour Program Coordinator Leah Collis to compete in three regattas. Both students participated in... Read more of this article

BFA’s David Sabir Speaks In New Zealand

BFA’s David Sabir Speaks In New Zealand

A presentation in New Zealand by the Bermuda Football Association’s David Sabir was “inspiring,” according to a story on the Oceania Football Confederation’s website, which noted that some of the OFC’s Member Associations also have small populations like Bermuda, so hearing Mr Sabir speak was “hugely encouraging.” The... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Bermuda ANZAC Day Service

Photos & Video: Bermuda ANZAC Day Service

Members of the Australian and New Zealand community in Bermuda observed their annual day of remembrance for the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps [ANZAC] with a Sunrise Service at Fort Hamilton at 6.15am this morning, Monday, April 25th. While this day originally commemorated dawn landings for a wartime campaign in Turkey in 1915, the day now... Read more of this article

America’s Cup To Be Broadcast In New Zealand

America’s Cup To Be Broadcast In New Zealand

New Zealand America’s Cup fans can watch live coverage of every race of the 35th America’s Cup on SKY, which has acquired exclusive rights to the event, beginning with Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Oman at the end of this month. “SKY New Zealand becomes a powerful partner for the America’s Cup with this agreement,” said Harvey... Read more of this article

Ironshore Opens New Office In New Zealand

Ironshore Opens New Office In New Zealand

Ironshore International is launching a New Zealand office in Auckland, effective immediately. Ironshore’s New Zealand office will operate as a branch of Ironshore Australia, led by Katherine Simmonds, Managing Director of Sydney-based Ironshore. Robert Solloway has been named Asia Pacific Regional Manager, Agriculture, serving in the New Zealand office. Mr.... Read more of this article

Toyota Renew Emirates Team NZ Sponsorship

Toyota Renew Emirates Team NZ Sponsorship

Toyota New Zealand announced their ongoing sponsorship with Emirates Team New Zealand extending the support of the team for over 20 years. “To have an Emirates Team New Zealand boat without the Toyota brand proudly emblazoned on it would be like driving a Hilux with Corolla wheels- it simply would not feel right. The brand is a huge part of who this... Read more of this article

Three Team New Zealand Members Depart

Three Team New Zealand Members Depart

Three members of Team New Zealand have left in the last week as the America’s Cup challenger continues to restructure and re-shape ahead of the sailing event in Bermuda. A report in Sail-World.com says, “Key of these are long-time Chief Designer, Nick Holroyd, who joined the team in 1997 for the 2000 America’s Cup Defence in Auckland... Read more of this article

Over 150 People Attend Anzac Day Celebrations

Over 150 People Attend Anzac Day Celebrations

More than 150 people gathered at 6.00am on April 25 for the 2015 Anzac Day dawn service on Coral Beach, with the crowd including Australian and New Zealanders, Governor George Ferguson, military officers, dignitaries, local residents, and some visitors to the island. Readings and messages from the Prime Ministers and Governor-Generals of both countries... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: St George’s Anzac Day Service

Photos & Video: St George’s Anzac Day Service

Yesterday [Apr 25] marked centenary Anzac Day commemorations in Bermuda, with a dawn service on Coral Beach beginning at 6.15am, with a commemorative service following at 5.00pm at the Military Cemetery on Secretary Road in St George’s. The service served to remember Petty Officer George McKenzie Samson, who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his... Read more of this article

Anzac Day Commemorations Set For Tomorrow

Anzac Day Commemorations Set For Tomorrow

Tomorrow [Apr 25] marks centenary Anzac Day commemorations in Bermuda, with a dawn service on Coral Beach that will take place beginning at 6.15am. In describing the the significance of ANZAC Day, the Australian War Memorial website says, “When war broke out in 1914 Australia had been a federated nation for only 13 years, and the new federal government... Read more of this article