Is this the world's oldest Olympic coach?
Is this the world's oldest Olympic coach?

Arch Jelley is the oldest coach in any sport operating at the top level in New Zealand, and probably the world.

The day the All Blacks grew up
The day the All Blacks grew up

Andrew Alderson looks back on a team that affectionately became known as the Baby Blacks.

NZ Rugby to investigate concussion-dementia link
NZ Rugby to investigate concussion-dementia link

NZ Rugby has partnered with Statistics NZ to try to determine whether the lasting impacts of concussions while playing rugby…

James Gavet - a Warrior among men
James Gavet - a Warrior among men

Warriors star James Gavet has been through a lot in his 27 years, on and off the football field. Now he's using his life…

One night in November

One Night in November

A written history feature on the All Whites' historic 2010 World Cup qualifying win over Bahrain.

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Special report: Sport's dark shadow

Cricket star's inner demons
Cricket star's inner demons

In a candid interview, former international cricketer Lou Vincent opens up about the mental health issues he faced while…

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Special report: Fields of Learning

Fields of learning: The power of sport to transform lives
Fields of learning: The power of sport to transform lives

It is the last period before lunch on an uncomfortably hot day in the heart of the King Country, but there is no sign of…

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Special report: The Shame Game

How to fix NZ cricket system?
How to fix NZ cricket system?

When a player was approached to contribute to a story on New Zealand Cricket's high-performance set-up, his answer while…

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Special report: Rise of peptides in NZ

Peptides: Secret lives of drug cheats
Peptides: Secret lives of drug cheats

Powerful new-generation, performance-enhancing drugs are flowing into the country largely unchecked, a Herald investigation…

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Special report: The stuff of champions

The stuff of champions: Irene van Dyk
The stuff of champions: Irene van Dyk

In a three-part series Herald chief sports writer David Leggat looks at the secret of success of some of New Zealand's greatest…

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The race that stopped a nation

The race that stopped a nation
The race that stopped a nation

Forty years ago on Sunday at the 1974 Commonwealth Games in Christchurch the world witnessed one of the greatest middle…

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Match-fixing inquiry

Brendon McCullum on Chris Cairns: I want nothing more to do with him
Brendon McCullum on Chris Cairns: I want nothing more to do with him

Former Black Caps captain Brendon McCullum says he has not forgiven Chris Cairns. In an interview on Radio New Zealand…

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Sport and social media

Watch: Rugby refs' ultimate haka mash up
Watch: Rugby refs' ultimate haka mash up

Two East Coast rugby referees have recreated ref signals using traditional haka actions.

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