19 Sep '11, 4am

New Zealand's 'over-use' of the haka at the Rugby World Cup is causing it to lose its potency, says Springboks coach

New Zealand's 'over-use' of the haka at the Rugby World Cup is causing it to lose its potency, says Springboks coach

New Zealand's famous haka war dance was in danger of losing its potency because it was being performed too often at this year's Rugby World Cup, South Africa coach Peter de Villiers warned on Monday. -- PHOTO: AFP WELLINGTON (AFP) - New Zealand's famous haka war dance was in danger of losing its potency because it was being performed too often at this year's Rugby World Cup, South Africa coach Peter de Villiers warned on Monday. The eye-rolling, foot-stomping Maori challenge, entitled 'Ka Mate', has been performed before Test matches by the All Blacks since 1905, becoming an integral part of the international rugby landscape. But during the tournament, groups using social media such as Facebook to organise themselves have performed so-called 'flash haka' displays in parks, shopping centres and streets across New Zealand. International rugby teams in the country for the Wor...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/BreakingNews/Sport/Story/STIS...

Tweets

Blog: Coach Boucle Chelsea Bag: Tweed and boucle handbags have been sprouting up everywhere and Coach is no exc...

Blog: Coach Boucle Chelsea Bag: Tweed and boucl...

bagbliss.com 19 Sep '11, 8pm

Tweed and boucle handbags have been sprouting up everywhere and Coach is no exception. This isn’t the first time, however,...

New blog post: new coach collection from boutiq...

singaporesales.sg 21 Sep '11, 6am

new katespadecollection from mykatespadebag new coach collection from boutiquebag selling new collection of bags,wallets a...

boutiquebag's new coach collection

blogshopcity.com 22 Sep '11, 3am

Singapore #1 Online Shopping Mall | SG BlogShop & Online SPREE Directory > BlogShop & Online Boutique Directory > Pets, Fo...

Coach 70th Anniversary Sale

Coach 70th Anniversary Sale

sg.everydayonsales.com 22 Sep '11, 6am

70 Years of American Style! The 70th Anniversary Limited Editions and a special offer. We are thrilled to present the new ...