Former Otago coach Ben Herring is heading to Japan for the next step in his coaching career, passing up a chance to apply for the vacant job at the Highlanders.
Jamie Joseph has ruled out taking charge of the Highlanders but admits nothing is for certain in the current world.
The Highlanders are likely to look for an experienced head coach for next season, although money may limit their options.
Crusaders openside flanker Billy Harmon has revealed his Super Rugby future lies in Dunedin after the Highlanders offered a two-year deal.
Making the All Blacks is paramount for players preparing to represent their respective islands this weekend says North hooker Ash Dixon.
Otago has brought in lock Will Tucker from Canterbury as it looks to cover a lack of tall timber in the province.
There are 10 Highlanders in the North-South squads and nearly half of them will turn out for the mob from the northern side of Cook Strait.
A couple of the best for the Highlanders this season remain unsigned for next year as other players look to move on.
The Highlanders celebrated their co-captains' milestones with victory over the Hurricanes to bring the premature curtain down on Super Rugby Aotearoa in bizarre circumstances.
Join us from 3pm on Saturday for live updates of the Highlanders Super Rugby Aotearoa match against the Hurricanes from Forsyth Barr Stadium.
The Super Rugby Aotearoa match between the Blues and Crusaders has been cancelled, but tomorrow's Highlanders-Hurricanes match in Dunedin will go ahead.
The Hurricanes are committed to playing their final round Super Rugby Aotearoa match against the Highlanders.