National president flying the flag
National president flying the flag

National Party president Peter Goodfellow has been labelled pretentious for flying the New Zealand flag from the bonnet…

Kiwis stay home during World Cup - accommodation numbers fall
Kiwis stay home during World Cup - accommodation numbers fall

New Zealanders stayed home in droves during October, meaning that despite a jump in Rugby World Cup visitors, guest nights…

Deborah Coddington: Defamation threat just deserts for 'hurt' worker
Deborah Coddington: Defamation threat just deserts for 'hurt' worker

Good luck, James Haskell, England's flanker, in your defamation case against Annabel Newton. She's the 24-year-old gap…

Revealed: NZ's most popular TV shows - rugby first, then...
Revealed: NZ's most popular TV shows - rugby first, then...

Rugby dominated television ratings this year and home-grown reality shows followed right behind to make up most of the rest…

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All Blacks in their undies: Behind the scenes

All Blacks in their undies: Behind the scenes

The All Blacks turn heads at New Zealand Fashion Week in their Jockey underwear.

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All Blacks: Hansen '41 doesn't fit into 31'

All Blacks: Hansen '41 doesn't fit into 31'

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen names his squad for the Rugby World Cup at 6.30pm on Sunday, after having made some big calls to reduce his initial squad of 41 to 31. At the beginning of the season Hansen made the comment…

Recap: Fiji v Samoa

Recap: Fiji v Samoa

Fiji and Manu Samoa go head to head in a Pool D Pacific showdown at Eden Park at 3.30pm. The match is sold out with not a seat in the house left for this battle between two pacific powerhouses. Live Commentary: Fiji…

How good is Richie McCaw? Experts rate his career

How good is Richie McCaw? Experts rate his career

All Black captain Richie McCaw will become the first All Black to play 100 tests, when he lines up against France at Eden Park on Saturday night. nzherald.co.nz asked New Zealand rugby greats and our own rugby writers to…

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