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McCaw out - DON'T PANIC!

Steve Hansen calms fears on All Blacks captain's thigh injury: "We're okay with it and people who are anxious about it don't need to be anxious."

Rugby World Cup

While you were sleeping

All the latest news from the Rugby World Cup including the injury to All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw. McCaw still sore All Blacks captain Richie McCaw has been omitted…



Data transfer ruling protects EU citizens

Facebook and other internet giants could be barred from sending European citizens' personal information to the United States after the EU's top court struck down a transatlantic…


Luxon hopes to bring US closer

Air NZ boss Christopher Luxon says a huge opportunity exists to increase visitor arrivals from the US, but misconceptions about this country need to be overcome.

Alternate plan pushed for SFF

A group of Silver Fern Farms shareholders who oppose the company's proposed joint venture with Shanghai Maling Aquarius say their offer of a $90 million alternative…

World shares up as oil gives up gains

Equities in the US and Europe rose, while oil gave up its earlier gains following a US government report showing a larger-than-expected gain in crude inventories, as…


Pokie revenue increases delayed

Increases to the proportion of revenue clubs and bars with pokie machines give to community groups will be delayed under a new Government proposal.

Life & Style



Orca at play in the Gulf

The folks at Swift Plumbing sent nzherald.co.nz this video of Orca visiting them in the Gulf, they make some great use of Go-pro cameras to film them underwater.





Habana ties Lomu try record

South African speedster Bryan Habana has tied Jonah Lomu's record for the most Rugby World Cup tries. The Springboks winger has scored three tries in his side's pool…


Defense the bedrock of Wallabies' success

The Wallabies' bid for an unprecedented third World Cup title is built on the type of defence which has made them a force in the competition for nearly three decades. Of…

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