Category: 2006-2010

Kane Interview

It was NZPWI’s privilege on Thursday morning to speak to the ECW Champion, Kane. A veteran superstar of WWE, Kane debuted in the company in 1995. A multi-time champion, his accolades include the WWE Tag Team Championship, the WWF Hardcore Championship, the Intercontinental Championship, and for one brief, never-to-be-forgotten run,...

Batista Interview

Batista Interview

In February 2007, NZPWI Editor-in-Chief Dion McCracken co-hosted a “WWE in New Zealand” TV special which featured on SKY Television. Thanks to SKY TV, NZPWI readers can now see the full, uncut interviews for the very first time! Batista had recently captured the World Heavyweight Championship against King Booker at...

Mr Kennedy Interview

Mr Kennedy Interview

In February 2007, NZPWI Editor-in-Chief Dion McCracken co-hosted a “WWE in New Zealand” TV special which featured on SKY Television. Thanks to SKY TV, NZPWI readers can now see the full, uncut interviews for the very first time! It was just a few short weeks before Mr. Kennedy was to...

Bret Hart Interview

It was NZPWI’s privilege on Monday morning to speak to one of the great legends of professional wrestling, Bret “The Hitman” Hart. Born into the first family of Canadian wrestling, Bret Hart forged his remarkable career in Stampede, WWF and WCW. A multi-time champion and recognised as one of the...

Chris Jericho Interview

NZPWI recently had the privilege of speaking with Chris Jericho: wrestling legend, rock star and now, successful author. Chris is currently on tour promoting his autobiography, A Lion’s Tale: Around The World In Spandex. The book chronicles Chris’s journey to WWE, a dream he had as a child and which...

CM Punk Interview

CM Punk Interview

In February 2007, NZPWI Editor-in-Chief Dion McCracken co-hosted a “WWE in New Zealand” TV special which featured on SKY Television. Thanks to SKY TV, NZPWI readers can now see the full, uncut interviews for the very first time! It was just over a month before CM Punk’s WrestleMania debut, where...

Rob Van Dam Interview

In February 2007, NZPWI Editor-in-Chief Dion McCracken co-hosted a “WWE in New Zealand” special which featured on SKY Television. Thanks to SKY TV, NZPWI readers can now see the full, uncut interviews for the very first time beginning with Rob Van Dam – a man set to hit New Zealand...

Batista Interview

Former World Heavyweight Champion Batista hit Auckland earlier this year for a whirlwind media tour promoting the WWE Road to WrestleMania 23 tour. NZPWI Editor-in-Chief, Dion McCracken, interviewed Batista twice during the tour, once for Mai FM and once for SKY Television. The SKY TV interview was never aired, but...

Gail Kim Interview

Gail Kim Interview

It was NZPWI’s privilege on Wednesday to speak to Gail Kim. Gail is one of the few women in wrestling whose ability and skill have elevated her well past the “Diva” status so common among women in top-level wrestling today. Debuting in the Apocalypse Wrestling Federationin 2000, Gail’s first matches...