Highlanders staff have taken a pay cut of 30%, but no-one has been laid off.
From one lockdown to another. The Highlanders will move from one period of self-isolation to a national lockdown as the season continues along its rollercoaster ride.
Former Highlanders and Otago first five-eighth Hayden Parker has gone from one extreme to the other.
More information about the future of the Super Rugby competition may come to light in the next couple of days, but it will have little impact on the immediate future for the Highlanders, who flew...
Will Hancox, of Owaka, Riley McRae, of Wanaka, and Brodie Ferguson, of Milton, (all 13) have covered their dormitory walls with 51 Highlanders flags, which they collected at the last home game.
The Highlanders have asked members of the public not to be alarmed should they run into some of their players - despite the team having to self-isolate upon their return from Argentina.
The Highlanders match against the Jaguares in Argentina has been cancelled all Super Rugby is on hold due to coronavirus fears. The team will be able to return to NZ but must self-isolate.
The Highlanders are set to be out of action, likely for two weeks, with the team forced into self-isolation after returning from Argentina.
It's all a tad surreal. Travel around the world to get to a game in a foreign country which will now take place in front of empty stands.
The Highlanders match against the Jaguares on Sunday (NZ time) will be played in front of empty stands.
The Highlanders have moved Josh Ioane to fullback for their match against the Jaguares in Buenos Aires at the weekend.
The All Black rest protocol means the Highlanders will be without key pair Aaron Smith and Liam Coltman for their match against the Jaguares this weekend.
Highlanders players Sione Misiloi (left) and Tevita Nabura join Highland dancer Harper Higginson (6), of Allanton, at the Highland Fair at Outram School yesterday.