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14 minutes ago, msc said:

 

One of the great but forgotten - over here -  80s SF films (like Miracle Mile). Much recommended. Sad news.

 

PS iirc he worked on the LOTR trilogy so should piss an obit.

 

 

Don't forget The Quiet Earth was based on The World, The Flesh and The Devil.

 

Harry Belafonte is the only one left of the 3 person cast, so one for the extra caric thread.

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The combination of Geoff Murphy and Bruno Lawrence made some quality films - Utu, Goodbye Pork Pie and of course The Quiet Earth.

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Well good thread 

Am the one who think that Jane Campion , Peter Jackson or Russell Crowe is likely to die in 2019, 2020 and 2021?

 

 

 

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New Zealand born actor Roy Patrick (Donaldson) has died aged 92: https://announcements.johnstonpress.co.uk/obituaries/eastbourneherald-uk/obituary.aspx?n=roy-donaldson&pid=191162624

 

Probably best known round these parts for his role in The Avengers episode The Winged Avenger.

 

IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0665916/

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Yvette Corlette (Williams) dead at 89

The first Kiwi Woman to win Olympic Gold-1952 in Long Jump

 

She was also named "Athlete Of The Century" in 1987 on the 100th Anniversary of Athletics New Zealand

 

 

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On 16/05/2018 at 18:41, Heef said:

New Zealand may be included in the Australian constitution, but despite his close mateship with Malcolm Turnbull, I'm certain our former PM John Key will agree that we pursue a thoroughly independent set of policies, despite the huge Kiwi diaspora in the East of the West Island.

 

As such, I thought it was about due to have a new thread for us. I mean, no self-respecting Kiwi says 'Hooroo mate'. It's all 'chur bro' and 'aaaah, she'll be right' and 'oi'll hive sex scoops uvv fush and chups, cuz'

 

So, without further ado, here's some of the NZ great and good to keep an eye on:

 

 

 

Olympic Gold Medallists


Yvette Williams, 	Women’s Long Jump, 1952 Helsinki (25 April 1929)
Peter Snell, 		Men’s 800 Metres, 1960 Rome (17 December 1938)
			Men’s 800 Metres, 1964 Tokyo
			Men’s 1500 Metres, 1964 Tokyo
Murray Halberg		Men’s 5000 Metres, 1960 Rome (7 July 1933)
Earle Wells,		Sailing - Flying Dutchman, 1964 Tokyo (27 October 1933)
Warren Cole		Rowing - Men’s Coxed Four, 1968 Mexico City (12 September 1940)
Ross Collinge		Rowing - Men’s Coxed Four, 1968 Mexico City (21 November 1944)
Dick Joyce		Rowing - Men’s Coxed Four, 1968 Mexico City (1 May 1946)
			Rowing - Men’s Eight, 1972 Munich 
Athol Earl		Rowing - Men’s Eight, 1972 Munich (1 October 1952)
John Hunter		Rowing - Men’s Eight, 1972 Munich (8 November 1943)
Tony Hurt		Rowing - Men’s Eight, 1972 Munich (30 March 1946)
Gary Robertson		Rowing - Men’s Eight, 1972 Munich (12 April 1950)
Wybo Veldman		Rowing - Men’s Eight, 1972 Munich (21 October 1945)
Lindsay Wilson		Rowing - Men’s Eight, 1972 Munich (15 October 1948)
John Walker		Men’s 1500 Metres, 1976 Montreal (12 January 1952)
Mark Todd		Equestrian - Individual Eventing, 1984 Los Angeles (1 March 1956)
			Equestrian - Individual Eventing, 1988 Seoul
Shane O’Brien		Men’s Coxless Four, 1984 Los Angeles (27 October 1960)
Les O’Connell		Men’s Coxless Four, 1984 Los Angeles (23 May 1958)
Conrad Robertson	Men’s Coxless Four, 1984 Los Angeles (27 December 1957)
Keith Trask		Men’s Coxless Four, 1984 Los Angeles (27 November 1960)
Rex Sellers		Sailing - Tornado, 1984 Los Angeles (11 November 1950)
Russell Coutts		Sailing - Finn, 1984 Los Angeles (1 March 1962)
Ian Ferguson		Canoeing - Men’s K1 500 Metres, 1984 Los Angeles (20 July 1952)
			Canoeing - Men’s K2 500 Metres, 1984 Los Angeles
			Canoeing - Men’s K4 1000 Metres, 1984 Los Angeles
			Canoeing - Men’s K2 500 Metres, 1988 Seoul
Paul MacDonald		Canoeing - Men’s K2 500 Metres, 1984 Los Angeles (8 January 1960)
			Canoeing - Men’s K4 1000 Metres, 1984 Los Angeles
			Canoeing - Men’s K2 500 Metres, 1988 Seoul
Alan Thompson		Canoeing - Men’s K1 1000 Metres, 1984 Los Angeles (14 June 1959)
			Canoeing - Men’s K4 1000 Metres, 1984 Los Angeles
Grant Bramwell		Canoeing - Men’s K4 1000 Metres, 1984 Los Angeles (28 January 1961)
Bruce Kendall		Sailing - Tornado, 1988 Seoul (27 June 1964)
Barbara Kendall		Sailing - Women’s Lechner, 1992 Barcelona (30 August 1967)
Danyon Loader		Swimming - Men’s 200m Freestyle, 1996 Atlanta (21 April 1975)
			Swimming - Men’s 400m Freestyle, 1996 Atlanta
Blyth Tait		Equestrian - Individual Eventing, 1996 Atlanta (10 May 1961)
Rob Waddell		Rowing - Men’s Single Sculls, 2000 Sydney (7 January 1975)
C Evers-Swindell	Rowing - Women’s Double Sculls, 2004 Athens (10 October 1978)
			Rowing - Women’s Double Sculls, 2008 Beijing
G Evers-Swindell	Rowing - Women’s Double Sculls, 2004 Athens (10 October 1978)
			Rowing - Women’s Double Sculls, 2008 Beijing
Sarah Ulmer		Cycling - Women’s Individual Pursuit, 2004 Athens (14 March 1976)
Hamish Carter		Triathlon, 2004 Athens (28 April 1971)
Valerie Vili		Women’s Shot Put, 2008 Beijing (6 October 1984)
			Women’s Shot Put, 2012 London
Tom Ashley		Sailing - Men’s RS:X, 2008 Beijing (11 February 1984)
Nathan Cohen		Rowing - Men’s Double Sculls, 2012 London (2 January 1986)
Joseph Sullivan		Rowing - Men’s Double Sculls, 2012 London (11 April 1987)
Hamish Bond		Rowing - Men’s Coxless Pair, 2012 London (13 February 1986)
			Rowing - Men’s Coxless Pair, 2016 Rio
Eric Murray		Rowing - Men’s Coxless Pair, 2012 London (6 May 1982)
			Rowing - Men’s Coxless Pair, 2016 Rio
Mahe Drysdale		Rowing - Men’s Single Sculls, 2012 London (19 November 1978)
			Rowing - Men’s Single Sculls, 2016 Rio
Jo Aleh			Sailing - Women’s 470, 2012 London (15 May 1986)
Polly Powrie		Sailing - Women’s 470, 2012 London (9 December 1987)
Lisa Carrington		Canoeing - Women’s K1 200m, 2012 London (23 June 1989)
			Canoeing - Women’s K1 200m, 2016 Rio
Peter Burling		Sailing - Men’s 49er, 2016 Rio (1 January 1991)
Blair Tuke		Sailing - Men’s 49er, 2016 Rio (25 July 1989)

 

Warren Cole dead

https://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/other-sports/114302661/new-zealand-rowing-olympic-gold-medallist-warren-cole-dies-aged-78

 

(cross-posted from the Summer Olympic thread)

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Sir Brian Lochore. Absolute legend of New Zealand rugby - from the Wairarapa to the All Blacks. No legends left to present the Heartlands Championships (Meads Cup and Lochore Cup) this year. I see this has got obit on BBC and the Telegraph.

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Blair Vining, 39, died on Friday.  Since being diagnosed with terminal cancer in October 2018, the 38-year-old Southlander devoted his remaining time to making sure other Kiwis didn't have to go through the same struggles he did.  His petition to create a national cancer agency was signed by more than 140,000 New Zealanders.

Noted: Spade Cooley's JOKER in the DL Cup Finals.  
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