Who doesn’t like a David and Goliath story? Striking Gold, written by Suzanne McFadden, is a social history of NZ and the Olympic games by way of the triumphal story of the extremely fit hockey-playing team who improbably won gold at the Montreal Olympics in 1976. Medal winners Selwyn Maister, Arthur Parkin andRamesh Patel (former CEO of Hockey NZ), join Sarah Sandley to relive the tale of the little team that could.
Supported by Barfoot & Thompson
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