Media Coverage

ROLLER DERBY DREAMS ROCK FOR SWAMP CITY ROLLER RATS
This is quite the write-up on our Swamp City Roller Derby squad members after their recent clash against Dead End Derby Christchurch Rollergirls! Check out the link below.

maDD Honour, Saunders (Justass For All), Mercer (Underage Rage)
Photo credit: Warwick Smith

ROLLER DERBY: HASTINGS ATHLETE EVE VERNIK ON JOURNEY OF SELF-DISCOVERY
Our spy-in-disguise Evenger with Bay City Rollers has a chat with her local paper, Hawke’s Bay Today, about being chosen to represent Aotearoa at the Roller Derby World Cup in Manchester and her journey of self-discovery. “This has been the most amazing learning curve for me – to be proud of the team around which there’s a lot of mana.”

EVenger
Photo credit: Paul Taylor

AUCKLAND ROLLER DERBY TEAM ALL SCARS HIT THE BIG LEAGUE
Congratulations again, good luck, and go get ’em to our squad members with the Pirate City Rollers as they represent their league and Aotearoa for the first time ever at the 2017 International WFTDA D2 Playoffs and Championships 💪💅 Can’t wait to scream at the live feed in support!

Papercut
Photo credit: PNW Derby Pics

WORLD CUP IN SIGHTS FOR JAMMER
Our jammer McFeerce from Whakatāne Roller Derby League is back at it again with a second feature in the Whakatane Beacon after she was named to the 20-strong squad we’re taking to the Roller Derby World Cup. We’re glad you’re with us, Fi!

McFeerce
Photo credit: Louis Klaasen

ROLLING THEIR WAY TO THE TOP
It’s great to see our DD – Dunedin Derby reps, Little Yellow Jacket and Axle Rosé, getting the props they deserve in the Otago Daily Times recently.

Little Yellow Jacket & Axle Rosé
Photo credit: Gerard O’Brien

EY’S REBECCA RAINES AIMS FOR ELITE PERFORMANCE IN BUSINESS AND SPORT
Dive a little deeper into the life of Aotearoa Roller Derby jammer, Anna Pave-U’Ova with Victorian Roller Derby League, where she discusses balancing her important corporate job at EY Australia with the intensity and dedication of playing and training roller derby at its highest level.

Anna Pave-U'Ova
Photo credit: EY

THE SECRET LIFE OF FASHION DESIGNER CHARMAINE REVELEY
Did you know one of our skaters, Little Yellow Jacket, is also the successful fashion designer behind Charmaine Reveley? The Otago Daily Times caught up with her recently about her time with the Aotearoa Roller Derby squad.

Little Yellow Jacket
Photo credit: Peter McIntosh.

KIWI ROLLER DERBY STAR JAMMING HER WAY TO THE TOP
Aotearoa Roller Derby skater Ivy K’Nivey (jammer with Victorian Roller Derby League) has landed a feature story on the front page of the sports section with the Rotorua Daily Post! Make sure you check it out.

IvyK'Nivey
Photo credit: Ben Fraser.

SKATER TAKES AIM AT WORLD CUP
One of our jammer superstars, McFeerce, chats with her local paper about making the Aotearoa Roller Derby training squad. We’re lucky to have you, McFeerce!

Photo credit: Louis Klaasen.

PRINCESS DIE SKATING FOR ROLLER DERBY WORLD CUP SELECTION
One of the skaters selected in the Team New Zealand Roller Derby squad, Princess Die from
Sulphur City Steam Rollers, talks to the NZ Herald about her thoughts on skating with the best in the country.

princessdie
Photo credit: NZ Herald.