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: Nehe Milner-Skudder off to RWC

All Blacks: Nehe Milner-Skudder off to RWC

Rugby World Cup: Nigel Yalden talks to Nehe Milner-Skudder about the All Blacks RWC team naming.

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All Blacks: 'Bring the Cup home'

All Blacks: 'Bring the Cup home'

All Blacks Head coach Steve Hansen says "We can't win this World Cup by having something ordinary - we have to bring something different and he brings that."It's apparent, then, that the All Blacks are prepared to inject…

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All Blacks: Why and how the RWC team was picked

All Blacks: Why and how the RWC team was picked

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen explains how and why the 2015 Rugby World squad was picked, Hansen made the point that to win the World Cup, the All Blacks would have to offer the extraordinary. That they couldn't rely on…

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All Blacks: 'A tight knit family'

All Blacks: 'A tight knit family'

The All Blacks are feeling the pain of their own selections, the ten players that have missed going to the Rugby World Cup in the original 31 are not forgotten.

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All Blacks: Waisake Naholo off to RWC

All Blacks: Waisake Naholo off to RWC

Waisake Naholo's trip to Fiji to seek a traditional remedy to help his broken leg has paid off with selection to the All Blacks World Cup squad. Naholo's selection despite a broken leg suffered during his test debut against…

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All Blacks team for Rugby World Cup

All Blacks team for Rugby World Cup

The final 31 has been named, Gregor Paul and Patrick McKendry explain and expole the selectors thinking, Highlanders winger Waisake Naholo is the surprise face in the All Blacks 31-man squad for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.

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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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