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Otago Stadium RWC highlight

They came, they saw, and the All Blacks conquered.

World cup GDP boost expected

World cup GDP boost expected

The effects of hosting the Rugby World Cup last year are expected to feature in a substantial way in data being released this week by Statistics New Zealand.

DCC budget blowout on RWC

DCC budget blowout on RWC

The Dunedin City Council's bill for the Rugby World Cup has more than doubled to $760,000, but deputy mayor Chris Staynes insists the inflated amount is money well spent.

Professional sports' battle all-embracing

Professional sports' battle all-embracing

Doom and gloom in sport used to refer to Rugby World Cup droughts, or being bowled out for 26. Now it is more likely to refer to balance sheets and bad debts. Beginning our series examining the state of professional sport, sports editor Hayden Meikle gives an overview of the issues to debate.

Rugby and professionalism

The professional rugby era has not been kind to New Zealand.

England fan with big BBQ plan

England fan with big BBQ plan

Adam Morton, formerly of Manchester, is excited about the Rugby World Cup.

Auckaldn Airport beneficiary of Cup

Auckaldn Airport beneficiary of Cup

Auckland International Airport (AIA) is expected to be a major beneficiary of the Rugby World Cup later this year and the results are expected to flow on to the 2012 financial year.

Rugby: Ives named in Japanese squad

Rugby: Ives named in Japanese squad

Former Otago B lock Justin Ives has made it into the Japan World Cup squad, overcoming an injury fear earlier this month, while Otago prop Halani Aulika has made the Tongan team.

Logan car park bid for stadium

Logan car park bid for stadium

Logan Park could yet become a giant car park for thousands of fans heading to Otago Stadium during this year's Rugby World Cup.

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