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30 October 2017 7:12 PM Large number of Kiwis in Barbarians squad

Steven Luatua and Ben Franks are among six former All Blacks and 13 Kiwis in the team coached by Robbie Deans and Scott Robertson. Highlanders' Luke Whitelock, Richard Buckman and Dillon Hunt were included, while other notables additions were fullback George Bridge and Auckland wing Vince Aso. The squad already included five players - Richie Mo'unga 17

30 October 2017 5:39 PM Kiwis make up half Barbarian side

Thirteen New Zealanders, past or present All Blacks, have been named in the 26-man Barbarians squad for matches against NZ and Tonga. Two more New Zealanders have been added to the Barbarians squad to meet the All Blacks this weekend, meaning Kiwis now make up half the 26-strong invitation side. Former All Blacks Ben Franks and Steven Luatua were named 7

28 October 2017 5:33 AM Women lost months at sea credit dogs for keeping spirits up

Honolulu — A planned voyage from Hawaii to Tahiti aboard a small sailboat didn't start off well for two Honolulu women. One of their cellphones washed overboard and sank into the deep blue water on their first day at sea. From there, things got worse. Much worse. About a month into their trip, bad weather caused their engine to lose power. Their mast was damaged 11

28 October 2017 5:33 AM Sailboat survivors recount doomed Pacific voyage

"When I saw the gray ship on the horizon, I was just shaking," Appel told reporters Friday. "I was ready to cry, I was so happy. I knew we were going to live." On Wednesday the pair, followed by their dogs, Zeus and Valentine, boarded the USS Ashland, all four looking remarkably fit for having been lost at sea for nearly six months. They had been drifting 49

28 October 2017 5:16 AM Yachtswomen were lost at sea for five months

They had been adrift in the Pacific since May, two women and two dogs aboard a creaking yacht, circled by sharks, buffeted by storms and cresting 30ft waves, when at last a ship approached. “As I saw the grey boat on the edge of the horizon, my heart leapt because I knew that we were about to be saved,” said Jennifer Appel, an architect from Honolulu 4

27 October 2017 6:42 PM How two American women survived months on a broken boat in the Pacific

The moment the two women and their two dogs were finally rescued is captured on video, taken from the deck of a Navy boat. The camera wobbles as the motorboat cuts across the ocean, some 900 miles southeast of Japan, toward the lone sailboat that had been sending distress signals for months after its engine died. One of the women is on the deck, her arms outstretched 10

27 October 2017 6:42 PM The Latest: Doomed sailboat had communications failures

The two women who spent nearly six months lost at sea attempted daily to communicate with the outside world. But adding to the doomed nature of the trip was complete communications failure. Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiava were trying to sail from Hawaii to Tahiti last May when their boat lost power and the masthead was damaged. Their boat drifted thousands 10

27 October 2017 6:42 PM How 2 American women survived months on a broken boat in the Pacific

The moment the two women and their two dogs were finally rescued is captured on video, taken from the deck of a Navy boat. The camera wobbles as the motorboat cuts across the ocean, some 900 miles southeast of Japan, toward the lone sailboat that had been sending distress signals for months after its engine died. One of the women is on the deck, her arms outstretched 13

27 October 2017 6:42 PM Sharks and lost hope: 2 women rescued after 5 months at sea

HONOLULU — Their engine was crippled, their mast was damaged and things went downhill from there for two women who set out to sail the 2,700 miles from Hawaii to Tahiti. As their 50-foot sailboat drifted helplessly in the middle of the Pacific for months, their water purifier conked out, sharks started ramming their vessel, their food ran low and their 10

27 October 2017 6:42 PM How two women, and their dogs, were rescued after 5 months lost at sea

They thought they could still make it to Tahiti from Hawaii after their engine gave out in May. But the damage was too great, and then the sharks came out at night. HONOLULU—The planned voyage from Hawaii to Tahiti aboard a 50-foot sailboat didn’t start off well for two Honolulu women. One of their cellphones was washed overboard and sank to the bottom 9