Forget the Olympics, the Commonwealth Games are where it’s at (or for this year at least). Kicking off in October in Delhi, India, one of those representing New Zealand is Otago’s own Alison Shanks. A budding ball sports star by trade, Shanks made the switch to cycling a few years ago and hasn’t looked back. … Continue reading



In recent years, Stephan Tindall has taken a backseat in the everyday operations of the company through which he made his fortune. These days, you’ll find him working hard for The Tindall Foundation which he founded with his wife, Margaret, back in 1995 or writing up business plans for transnational fibre optic networks. I got … Continue reading