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Faddes in development team to play Fiji
Chosen: Matt Faddes of Otago makes a
break against Wellington during the
National Rugby Sevens at the
Queenstown Recreation Ground.
Photo: TEAUKURA MOETAUA/GETTY IMAGES
Getting to Fiji was the hard part for
rugby player Matt Faddes.
Faddes was named in the New
Zealand development team that
will play at the Uprising Fiji
Sevens tournament in Fiji this
''I was pretty stoked with that,
being selected for this Fiji team
was the highlight of the [national
sevens] tournament,'' Faddes said.
Unfortunately, after his selection
he found out his passport had
''It is a bit of a nightmare, really. I
got an urgent application done on
Monday and hopefully I'll get it at
the hotel [in Auckland] before we
The team was selected by All
Blacks Sevens Coach Gordon
Tietjens, who will travel to Fiji as
''This is an exciting mix of young
talent who all played extremely
well at the tournament over the
weekend,'' Tietjens said.
''We are keen to use the Fiji
opportunity to give some up and
coming players a fresh challenge
on the international stage, which
will be great for their develop-
The tournament will feature 16
local and overseas teams, includ-
ing from Samoa, Tonga and an
Australian development team.
Faddes was also part of the Otago
team that was unbeaten through
pool play at the Pub Charity
National Sevens competition in
Queenstown last weekend.
The team's tournament came to an
end in the championship semifinal
with a 17-7 loss to eventual
tournament winners Taranaki.
''It was a good experience,'' Faddes
''Having a good team makes it that
bit easier and playing in front of
Queenstown was pretty special.''
Another highlight of the tourna-
ment was beating Wellington 21-7
in the quarter finals, he said.
''They are quite a formidable side
with good players.''
Double duty: Kaka Point Surf Life Saving Club member Bill
Rout entertained the crowd by playing traditional Irish music
on his Irish Tin Whistles. Photo: LAURA ROOZENDAAL 627503669
Happy customers and
stallholders at market
From afar: The Wasef family from Dunedin and Egypt enjoyed the sunshine and hot dogs at the Kaka
Point Beach Market. Top from left: Youlanda, Rania and Emil Wasef, second row Meret and David
Wasef, in front Johnathan Wasef.
Photo: CAROLYN DEVERSON 627503671
Good feed: Dian Nicholson, of Nelson
Merino, sampling the Kaka Point Hall
Committee's Devonshire tea with
scones and pikelets and clotted cream.
Diane Begg and Annette Moore are on
Photos: CAROLYN DEVERSON 627503672
Beach fun: Kaka Point was buzzing on Saturday.
Photo: LAURA ROOZENDAAL 627503667
The streets of Kaka Point were
crowded for Saturday's annual
market day with locals and visitors
taking advantage of the 56 stalls
offering food, clothing, craft, jewel-
lery, plants, books and knick-
Organiser Pauline Simpson said it
had been a fantastic day.
''The weather was just perfect, no
wind and lots of sun. All the
stallholders are so so happy.''
A large variety of items were for
sale, including Polypatch Crea-
tions from Balclutha, Posh
designer clothes from Port Chal-
mers, wood-turning, merino acces-
sories from Dian Nicholson,
Country Creations from Paretai,
Nutrimetics with Lisa Hastie from
Owaka and photography from
Frankie Malone and Joanne
The market spread over the
community hall area, the garden
bar of The Point Bar and Cafe, and
the area overlooking the beach.
Numbers were estimated to be in
the thousands, with cars extending
right along the main street.
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