New Zealand coach John Wright yesterday stood firmly by his players amid the latest match-fixing allegations swirling around the game.
Tributes are flowing for former All Black captain and New Zealand Rugby Union board chairman Jock Hobbs who died yesterday, after a six-year battle with leukaemia.
Russian steel magnate Alexander Abramov's Northland house could be costing $40 million to build, a top real estate expert has estimated.
A group of New Zealand patients caught up in what is predicted to be the world's biggest medical device failure are taking legal action against the manufacturer in England.
The Government is backing away from plans to change the Accident Compensation Corporation to allow competition from private insurers, because of concerns it will drive up costs for small and medium businesses and the taxpayer.
The body which investigates claims of improper behaviour by judges is floundering under a rising tide of complaints, the High Court says.
The New Zealand cricket selection panel has swung the axe on Tim Southee, after a wicketless display in the drawn first test against South Africa in Dunedn.
Radio Live host Willie Jackson has clarified his call for striking wharfies to mount violent "militant action" in their ongoing battle with Ports of Auckland bosses.
A Ngapuhi leader has called for the repatriation of the bodies of Maori war dead buried overseas, in the wake of the attack on graves in Libya.
Pale, stale and predominantly male - those words come to mind when you picture the typical New Zealand company's board of directors, right?
New Zealand children risk weight and brain development issues, as a new study shows nearly half of Kiwi kids are not playing every day.
Does Bear Grylls s... in the woods? I only ask because this week the pint-sized action man was in the South Island for the first episode of the new season Man vs Wild (Wednesdays, 8.30pm, Discovery) and, well, if there's something we take a pretty dim view of here in New Zealand, it's tourists using our bush as some sort of picturesque dunny.
Some New Zealand cricketers have been allegedly involved in match-fixing, according to an English newspaper sting exposing a network of corrupt bookmakers.
In his first public appearance since his exoneration for murder three years ago, David Bain drew tears from the audience.
A child's screams could be heard as a 4-year-old girl was hit by a slow-moving train, while her 11-year-old sister was seriously injured leaping clear.
The stress Mona Dotcom was under after the arrest and imprisonment of her internet tycoon husband has been starkly revealed in court documents backing his bid for bail.
From the Ministry of Moral Victories comes this news-flash: the all-All Black front row of Corey Flynn and the Franks brothers was last night bent like a paperclip by a Chiefs front row including boom 20-year-old prop Ben Tameifuna.
It would be easy to dismiss the campaign being spearheaded by Grey Power and the Council of Trade Unions for a referendum to halt National's partial state-asset-sales programme as the politics of gesture that will achieve nothing.
National's asset-sale plan passed its first legislative hurdle on Thursday with a warning it was necessary to avoid a Greek-style debt crisis, but the Opposition blames the Government for creating debt problems with its tax cuts.