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Wellington hurricane

The professional ‘Super 14’ rugby team based in Wellington calls itself the Hurricanes in reference to ‘windy Wellington’ and in the expectation that it will ‘blow away’ all its competitors. This promotional ‘hurricane’ plays on the big screen of the Wellington stadium when the team steps onto the ground.

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Erick Brenstrum, 'Weather - Tropical cyclones', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/video/9878/wellington-hurricane (accessed 22 October 2019)

Story by Erick Brenstrum, published 12 Jun 2006