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THE TRIBUNE, JUNE 20, 2012
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open up their homes to an international student.
You will learn about other countries' cultures as your
student bene ts from learning about the New Zealand
Long and short stay hosting opportunities available. You'll
provide the student's food, accommodation and a sense of
family while they are studying in New Zealand. Homestay
board is payable.
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ART PALMY KIDS
Wild Thing, dye, pastel.
Maisie Phillips, 7, Riverdale School.
Special visitor: Black Stick Emily Naylor visits Olive Tree Retirement Village, where her grandmothers Beryl
Frecklington, left, and Marj Naylor are residents. On Naylor's carbon fibre stick is written ''EN 2'' -- her initials and
Photo: MURRAY WILSON
Jolly hockey stories
shared with residents
By JUDITH LACY
Getting up at 5am is usually a
challenge faced by dairy farmers
or competitive swimmers, but it is
all part of Olympic preparation for
the Black Sticks women's hockey
Palmerston North born-and-
raised Black Stick vice-captain
Emily Naylor shared some of the
preparations the team is
undergoing for the London
Olympics with Olive Tree Retire-
ment Village residents last week.
Naylor's grandmothers, Marj
Naylor (Nanna) and Beryl Freck-
lington (Granny), both live at
Olive Tree in Palmerston North.
Ranked sixth in the world, the
Black Sticks have three games at
8.30am, including their first
Coach Mark Hager is simulat-
ing the required early morning
starts during training with the
players rising at 5am.
The team trains twice a day for
two hours at a time.
It could be on the turf, in the
gym or a tactical session.
Naylor is slowly getting used to
the beetroot juice shots the
players take to increase their
London will be Naylor's third
Olympics. She hopes to receive
her 200th cap at the Games, the
second Black Stick to reach the
milestone after now-retired Suzie
Naylor passed around her silver
medal from the Delhi Common-
wealth Games in 2010 and bronze
from the 2011 Champions Trophy
in Amsterdam, commenting she is
just missing a gold medal.
The 26-year-old made her debut
with the national team in 2004
and said she still enjoys the game
after 194 caps.
Naylor said she had been fortu-
nate in her career to travel to
more than 30 countries.
Now living in Auckland, when
she puts away her stick, Naylor
would like to work as an event
She has a bachelor of sport and
exercise, majoring in manage-
ment, which she gained extra-
murally from Massey University.
Naylor's talk brought back
memories for Kay Craine, who
played hockey while at St
Matthew's Collegiate School in
Mrs Craine said hockey sticks
today were a lot lighter than when
she played, especially when a
Woodford House girl hit her in the
shins. Nowadays players wear
Naylor started playing hockey
at the age of 7 for College Street
Normal School, after watching her
two older brothers play.
Sarah Naylor said her daughter
was a little blonde thing'' who
wanted to be in front with the ball
and to win.
Naylor said she inherited her
competitive and determined
streak from her late grandfather
Hugh Naylor, who played golf and
Naylor shared stories of Olym-
pic village life, including the free
At the Beijing Olympics she had
her photograph taken with tennis
aces Roger Federer and Rafael
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