The first Rugby World Cup team will arrive in Queenstown this afternoon. The Irish team will arrive in the resort at 3pm today, to be greeted by 200 school children from around the Central Otago and Lakes districts.
Rugby World Cup 2011
Former All Black Frank Bunce believes the All Blacks are still the favourites for the World Cup and the side just has to use the pressure it is under to its advantage.
Dunedin cafe and bar owners have stockpiled orders, extended trading hours and changed menus in preparation for the event of "unprecedented" scale - Rugby World Cup 2011.
Instead of the controversial Wellywood sign, a massive All Blacks sign will welcome visitors flying into Wellington Airport during the Rugby World Cup.
Our series looking at the six teams visiting Dunedin during the Rugby World Cup continues, as Hayden Meikle profiles Argentina.
Last week, Alice Toomer was painting coffee cups. This week, it was a banner welcoming teams to Dunedin for the Rugby World Cup.
The All Black coaches have been joined by 10 players from the last flawed World Cup campaign for their chance at redemption.
The Dunedin City Council is dipping into other budgets to cover a $250,000 shortfall to cover expenses for Rugby World Cup festivities in Dunedin.
Our series looking at the six teams visiting Dunedin during the Rugby World Cup continues, as Hayden Meikle profiles Ireland.
With two World Cup games due to be played in the South on September 10 - England v Argentina in Dunedin, and Scotland v Romania in Invercargill - a group of Catlins residents have planned their own cup celebrations for the following day.
Bluff oysters will be on the menu during the rugby World Cup thanks to a one-off extension of the commercial catch season.
We begin a series looking at the six teams visiting Dunedin during the Rugby World Cup. Today, Steve Hepburn profiles Romania.
Prime Minister John Key reckons the All Blacks can take out the rugby World Cup despite a Bledisloe Cup defeat that prompted him to use some colourful language.
Dunedin hotels are filling up at the times of the key Rugby World Cup matches, but rooms are still available.
Advice to Rugby World Cup visitors on the Ministry of Health website draws attention to the risk of measles and influenza, but does not advise people directly about accident cover.
A requirement for police staff to specially tag and collect extra information during the Rugby World Cup will not mean a large amount of extra work for officers, says NZ Police.
Ever since her days playing prop for the Eastern women's rugby team in Waikouaiti, Sue Lee has had aspirations of being on the field at a Rugby World Cup.
More people will be brought in this Saturday for traffic management duties at the Forsyth Barr Stadium, as organisers continue to tweak systems to make the facility work smoothly.
After two years' planning, dozens of St John staff and volunteers are ready to tackle the biggest tactical challenge they have faced.
Campervan companies have slashed prices up to 50% during the knockout phase of the Rugby World Cup, as they hope for a case of Advance Australia Fair.