February 15, 2016

Belated New Year’s greetings to you all and although our newsletter department has been a bit quiet, the club has been busy with one-day cricket and NRL Nines. Thanks to Dean, Trina and Mereana for looking after the bar and thanks to Harvey, Dowdy, Dylan, Ron and Joe who hired the […]

December 2, 2015

After the excitement of the Rugby World Cup it’s taken a while to wind up our email communications but we have had quite a busy time at the club with the Annual General Meeting and of course Jonah Lomu’s funeral at Eden Park on Monday. Club manager Dean Paddy has sent in […]

October 23, 2015

What a weekend we have coming up. We have the ITM Cup Premiership final between Auckland and Canterbury at 7.30pm on Saturday. Surely our good friends in Canterbury will roll over and let us poor Aucklanders get a bit of glory out of the season! Somehow I doubt it, but I’m looking […]

September 28, 2015

NZ Barbarians Schools vs NZ Schools Over the past few weeks the Barbarian brand has featured in several school games which culminated in the NZ Barbarians Schools vs NZ Schools on September 19 at Palmerston North BHS. You may already have read that NZ Barbarians Schools lost their first game in […]

August 21, 2015

What a great game last Saturday (well done to Steve Hansen, Richie and their team) and that finished off a very busy week for the club. Tuesday: Ron Palenski launched his book at the clubrooms. The book is a great effort by Ron. The title Rugby – A New Zealand History sounds a […]

August 6, 2015

This is our first broadcast email since the NZ Barbarians vs NZ Maori game but worthwhile reflecting on how well the team played and the exposure that the game gave to the New Zealand Barbarians rugby name. So much so that we even had comments sent through from our friends […]

July 10, 2015

NZ Barbarians v Maori All Blacks The New Zealand Barbarians have named a strong squad to face the Maori All Blacks at Eden Park on Saturday, July 18. The clash will be the first between the two teams since the 2010 Maori Centenary Series, when the Maori All Blacks defeated […]

June 18, 2015

NZ Barbarians vs Maori All Blacks With All Blacks and Maori All Blacks squads about to be announced, our attention will be diverted to the international stage and it won’t be long before the Maori vs NZ Barbarians game at Eden Park on Saturday July 18 will be centre stage. […]

June 2, 2015

Scott McLeod, assisted by Paul Feeney and Craig Philpott, will coach the New Zealand Barbarians in their July 18 Eden Park fixture against the Maori All Blacks. McLeod, the former All Blacks midfielder, is currently assistant coach of the in-form Highlanders, while Feeney, a member of the Barbarians club, is […]

May 25, 2015

House Happenings Report from the House Manager: 1. Varsity club night, Friday May 22 As always, the Varsity crew never let the opportunity to party slip them by. At about 4.30pm, the President of the NZRU Ian MacRae and another Hawke’s Bay All Black, Blair Furlong, popped in for a very quick drink before dinner. A […]

May 15, 2015

Below is the link to Campbell Burnes’ story in on the NZ Barbarians’ looming July fixture against the Maori All Blacks at Eden Park.

May 12, 2015

May 3 bowls report The Baabaas had a very successful day on May 3 at the Mangere Bridge Bowls Club. Peter Tubberty did well to get about 20 bowlers along. This task is like herding cats. So well done, Peter, for managing to get so many members. Getting under way […]