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The Highlanders have won their first ever Super Rugby title after beating the Hurricanes in an epic encounter in Wellington tonight.

The moment the bombs exploded

"I looked at Martini and said 'abandon ship, we need to get out of here'. By this time I had lost the towel, I was running around naked," captain Peter Willcox recalls…

The secret diary of The Bachelor

Shrouded and mysterious tarot reader Steve Braunias slowly overturns three cards from his pack - Art Green, Zane Lowe, and Sepp Blatter. Is this good or bad?

There can only be one ...

One team will win a Super Rugby title for the first time tonight. Wynne Gray takes us for a trip down memory lane ahead of the monumental clash.



King crowned in Tonga

Tupou VI has been formally crowned King of Tonga by an Australian citizen, in front of thousands of people, including heads…

Lion cubs given safe pass to Jordan

Gaza's militant Hamas rulers on Friday allowed a pair of lion cubs en route to a wildlife sanctuary in Jordan back into the Palestinian coastal strip.



Life & Style





Apia test big deal for all

The Apia test takes Wynne Gray back almost to the birth of Super Rugby, when the All Blacks last played midweek matches on tour.



Host's overseas talent 'big challenge'

The Samoa Rugby Union's high performance centre in Tuana'imato is a long way from Northampton, Toulouse, Newcastle or London where many of the Manu Samoa players are…

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