New "parking friendly" notices to warn out-of-town motorists about parking offences will be issued in Dunedin during the lead-up to the Rugby World Cup next month.
Rugby World Cup 2011
Fans will have multiple opportunities to get up close to visiting Rugby World Cup teams playing in Dunedin at public training sessions, official welcomes and civic receptions.
Australian news organisations are threatening to drop coverage of the Rugby World Cup unless rules around reporting are loosened.
New Zealanders renting out their homes for the Rugby World Cup should let their insurance company know to avoid jeopardising any claim, an insurance company says.
South Africa coach Peter de Villiers has placed his faith in the core of the Springboks' 2007 World Cup-winning team in his 30-man squad for this year's tournament.
An Otago-Southland campaign involving sex and the Rugby World Cup is promoting safety rather than abstention.
The impact of the Rugby World Cup on sexual health will be assessed in a University of Otago study looking at sexual health clinic attendances in four main centres over the time of the event.
Taieri Gorge Railway yesterday announced its 2011 Rugby World Cup train schedule.
With less than a month until the Rugby World Cup begins, Southlanders are preparing to show off their region to thousands of visiting rugby fans.
A former England Rugby World Cup winning prop is in awe of Dunedin's new stadium, and says it is a great model for the northern hemisphere.
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden on Friday draws the names of 60 Lakes District residents who entered a ballot to attend the civic welcomes for the Irish and Georgian RWC 2011 teams.
A Dunedin taxi company director says industry watchdogs have "gone mad" in the wake of recent legislation changes and the approaching Rugby World Cup tournament.
Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium is expected to be using only MasterCard's "PayPass" system, or cash, for the Rugby World Cup, rather than eftpos.
Guide books, temporary tattoos, recipes and colouring templates have been given to Dunedin schools to encourage children to support international teams during the Rugby World Cup.
Heineken is keeping a close watch on Lion Nathan after its Steinlager "white can" advertising campaign inched near to breaching its Rugby World Cup rights.
Re-energising the traditional relationship between Dunedin and the United Kingdom and fostering closer business ties is behind the first of several events being hosted by the British High Commission.
Otago businesses are punching above their weight in preparation for making the most of opportunities during the Rugby World Cup, already representing 16% of a national online "business club".
Dunedin residents planning to rent their houses out to Rugby World Cup fans could be surprised to learn that Inland Revenue will be wanting its share, Polson Higgs tax partner Michael Turner says.
Nathan Sharpe's prospects of reaching the 100-test milestone at the rugby World Cup are in serious jeopardy after the veteran lock was omitted from the Wallabies squad to play the All Blacks in Saturday's Tri-Nations test in Auckland.
Thousands of fans who have bought official Rugby World Cup travel packages are likely to have paid more in hidden "administration fees" than they did for their seat in the stand.