Hamilton is the new home of rugby sevens in New Zealand.
England back row Billy Vunipola has withdrawn from the Lions tour of New Zealand and will be replaced in the squad by James Haskell.
New Zealand wrapped up the tri-series title with a convincing 190-run win over hosts Ireland at Malahide near Dublin today.
Hamish Bond claimed his second award in as many days on Saturday.
A week of hard work has paid off for the Dunedin Thunder.
The Highlanders will have at least three key players back for next weekend's home game and more could be on the way.
Another record-breaking performance has allowed the Highlanders to continue their winning ways.
University A and Taieri do battle under lights at the University Oval ground No 6 during their Dunedin premier club rugby match on Saturday.
Dunedin's Daniel French had a successful international debut when New Zealand won the indoor bowls test series against Australia at the weekend.
Taieri Tigers defeated Kings United 6-0 as the second round of the premier women's competition got under way over the weekend.
Albany and University could not be separated for the second time this season in the game of the round in the premier men's competition this weekend.
Varsity edged the Mid City Magic Lions in a thriller to claim its first win of the season on Saturday.
''We are off to the Jewels!''
It is a good thing impressive Oamaru winner Make It Rain is racing in 2017 rather than 1977.
The potent trainer-jockey combination of Kevin Myers and Shaun Fannin scored feature steeplechase wins at each end of the country over the weekend.
White Robe Lodge got a taste of just about everything over the weekend.
Four of the five Otago premier school games scheduled for the weekend were postponed due to poor weather on Saturday.
Dunedin demolished Green Island 40-5 to regain its spot at the top of the competition standings.
Markham's College A staged a big comeback to beat the Southern Magpies on Saturday.
He may have just created history, as the first Kiwi to take out a tour on cycling's world circuit, but Nelson's George Bennett still has his feet firmly on the ground.