As New Zealand Football gears up to bid for the 2023 Women’s World Cup, the union representing its players is preparing for its own battle – equal terms and conditions for both male and female players. Shane Cowlishaw reports.
While rugby and politics mix easily in New Zealand, the union is not without its occasional pitfalls - just ask John Key and his infamous three-way handshake at the Rugby World Cup.
Wellington lawyer Andrew Scott-Howman has been appointed to a powerful FIFA committee. He talks to Shane Cowlishaw about his new role - and why New Zealand is a premier target for football match-fixing.