Staying match fit and finals-ready is now the priority for clubs heading into the Tennis Canterbury premier women's decider.
Christchurch’s Toa Tonga Warriors won the annual Crosbie Nines rugby league tournament, edging out Papanui 14-12 after both finalists upset favourites en route to the decider.
Silver Ferns' coach Dame Noeline Taurua has named a midcourt-heavy squad of 14 to take on the Australian Diamonds in Christchurch next week.
Golf pros and friends are shocked at the news golfing great Tiger Woods has been involved in a car crash after rolling his vehicle in Los Angles.
Novak Djokovic has beat Daniil Medvedev to win a record-extending ninth Australian Open and claim his 18th Grand Slam title.
A lot has changed since Australian Diamonds' Gabi Simpson played a test against the Silver Ferns more than two years ago - for a start she didn't have to quarantine in Christchurch.
Former Lincoln Uni basketballer Sam Smith has signed on for his third campaign with the Canterbury Rams, giving the franchise a genuine all-round option.
Cathedral Square in Christchurch has been covered in sand for a beach volleyball tournament this weekend.
An Australian Olympic medallist, who was briefly married to the late Kiwi TV personality Charlotte Dawson, has been charged with directing a criminal syndicate after a $2million drug bust.
With their pre-season match against the Crusaders cancelled, the Blues are having to train from home with no prospect of a hit-out before the season starts.
Anna Grimaldi, who has the Tokyo Paralympics in her sights after setting a personal best in the long jump in Christchurch, was one of several Paralympians honoured last night.
Canterbury Cricket and Mainland Football have appointed Hussain Hanif to a newly-created role of ethnic diversity and inclusion programme manager.
The final day of the Burt Munro Challenge turned the streets of Invercargill into a motorcycle track.
Before breaking the tape, an emotional Dougal Allan briefly halted his progress in the finishing chute, brushed aside a tear and pumped his fists to the sky in triumph at winning his second Longest...
David Stuthridge acknowledged the symmetry when the heart attack survivor noted several of the pitches for the national over-60s cricket tournament were handily positioned at Hospital Corner.
Last night was the ultimate game of two halves - the Highlanders were Champagne in the first half and bucks fizz in the second.
Tennis Canterbury’s premier competitions restart this weekend after a break - with teams looking to nail down a place in the finals.
Samantha Ottley was typically low key after becoming just the second woman to notch 500 driving wins in NZ on Wednesday.