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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Rugby: 'World Cup every six years' - Sir Brian Lochore

Rugby: 'World Cup every six years' - Sir Brian Lochore

What about a six-year gap between Rugby World Cups to allow the game to take on a deeper context rather than repeat preparation for the next tournament? It's an idea Sir Brian Lochore has been pushing since the idea of…

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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