Retired rugby league player Manu Vatuvei has pleaded guilty to importation of methamphetamine.
Elton Jantjies kicked a penalty after the final hooter as South Africa snapped a three-match losing streak with a 31-29 win over the All Blacks in a thrilling final match of the Rugby Championship.
Kaikoura’s hugely popular annual festive horse racing meeting could be moved to Addington if the Covid-19 alert levels don’t drop.
Richie Mo'unga will make his All Blacks return from the bench as Ian Foster named the team to face the Springboks in the final test of the Rugby Championship.
Former Crusaders and Canterbury midfielder Aaron Mauger has been confirmed as Moana Pasifika's new coach for Super Rugby Pacific next year.
Christchurch mum Nienke Podmore has revealed some of the issues her Olympian daughter was dealing with at Cycling NZ before her death last month.
A South Island rugby player has been cleared after being found asleep at the wheel of his ute after crashing into a parking meter.
Covid-19 restrictions may mean Canterbury horse racing's biggest week of the year could be closed to most punters for the first time in 117 years.
Cashmere Technical wrapped up the Southern League on Saturday, while Christchurch United are now in a prime position to finish second and secure the other National League spot.
Whether he's inside or outside the cage, Kiwi UFC star Dan Hooker doesn't pull his punches - especially when it comes to NZ's Covid restrictions.
Ukraine's Oleksandr Usyk has dethroned world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua in his own backyard to earn a unanimous points decision in front of a sell-out crowd in London.
Chelsea tasted defeat for the first time this season as Manchester City earned a statement 1-0 win on a day that Manchester United were beaten by Aston Villa and Liverpool were held by Brentford.
Australia rode an early two-try burst to a comfortable 27-8 victory over Argentina in the Rugby Championship in Townsville.
The 100th test between the All Blacks and Springboks, in their centenary year, produced a dramatic finish to save an occasion devoid of spectacular moments.
For just the third time in history netball's Taini Jamison Trophy will head offshore, after England defeated the Silver Ferns to take the series 2-1 in Christchurch.
Coastal Spirit are hoping rivals Cashmere Technical can do them a favour against Dunedin opposition as qualification for the new National League football competition goes down to the wire.
NZ rugby legend Waka Nathan, who is well remembered for scoring a last-minute try against Canterbury to retain the Ranfurly Shield in 1960, has died.
A controversial plan to build a greyhound racing track at QE II Park in Christchurch has been rejected.
Ian Foster has named a strong All Blacks side to face the Springboks in the historic 100th test between the teams in Townsville on Saturday.