16 Oct 2014

Time rates Lorde, Ko in top teens

11:13 am on 16 October 2014

Two New Zealanders - pop-star Lorde and golfer Lydia Ko - have again made Time Magazine's list of the world's 25 most influential teenagers.

Lorde

Lorde Photo: REUTERS

The American magazine said 17-year-old Lorde had established herself as a role model who promoted a healthy body image.

2013 Canadian Open champion Lydia Ko

2013 Canadian Open champion Lydia Ko Photo: PHOTOSPORT

It said Ko, also 17, was listed because she was ranked third among women golfers worldwide and had sparked an interest in the sport.

Last year, Lorde took first place on the Time teenage list and Ko came second.

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