Round 1 – Tour Diary: Auckland Geelong Supporters Club

The boys come across The Ditch for the annual footy weekend and take in a lot of footy culminating in the Easter Monday spectacular at the MCG.

It’s the Black Caps’ division of labour I really enjoy

Brilliant teamwork has fostered the self-belief that has taken New Zealand to the cricket World Cup final for the first time, says Peter Cresswell. [Good to publish a Kiwi view – JTH]

ICC World Cup 2015 – New Zealand v Australia : “You’re Worse than England!”

It was a pretty special day at Eden Park, Auckland on Saturday… if you’re a Black Caps fan, that is. The ICC World Cup match between New Zealand and Australia had a classic finish. Peter Cresswell provides a much-needed Kiwi perspective of the match.

Rules? What rules?

When Almanackers write about their childhood football experiences, Peter Cresswell gets jealous. He gets jealous because he didn’t have any. Our Kiwi scribe has plenty of adulthood footballing experiences though.

AFL Round 6 – St Kilda v Brisbane: The difficult second album

Peter Cresswell is a bona fide AFL fan living in Auckland. He journeyed to the Windy City on Anzac Day to witness the ‘difficult second album’ for AFL footy in NZ.


Peter Creswell’s fellow Kiwis may wonder who this James Hird character is. He’s the fellow who employed the spin doctor to make sure he became the story, while the facts did/didn’t get out there, Peter says.

AFL Round 5 – St.Kilda v Sydney: Break on through to the other side

Watching the Saints and the Swans in New Zealand was akin to watching Muhammad Ali boxing to a tune by Vivaldi, writes long-time fan Peter Cresswell.