Jerome Kaino shows he's been doing his homework on France

The All Blacks enforcer has been keeping a close eye on Les Bleus ahead of their quarterfinal clash in Cardiff.


He speaks Samoan, French and Tongan but Uini Atonio is a Kiwi at heart

Wesley College prop bolsters the All Blacks' bogey team for epic quarterfinal clash in Cardiff.

Kiwi man dies a hero after saving group of children from 'drunk driver'

Christopher Limu, 29, died in Samoa when he "threw a group of kids" out of the oncoming path of an alleged drunk driver.

'He's an immature twat' - Former Wallaby lays into James O'Connor

The former Reds utility has also been labelled the 'Justin Bieber' of Australian Rugby.

Auckland police seeking man who slipped electronic bracelet

Wen Hao Liang is Chinese, 179cm tall and with short, dark hair.

Government hits surplus says Bill English

Treasury opened the books for the 2014/2015 financial year today and revealed the wish of Mr English has finally come true.


'Screw this airline' - passengers jeer cabin crew after woman booted off flight

A "misunderstanding" led to the women being kicked off the flight.

Sir Graham Henry lauded for Argentina's attacking revolution

The World Cup winning coach told the Pumas to express their personalities.

Police dive squad to search Auckland Harbour for missing man

Mandeep Singh went missing after a night out in Auckland's Viaduct bar district.

Jennifer Lawrence 'blames herself' over Hollywood pay gap

The star wonders if she's wasted her time trying to be likable.


Kia mau! Hi! All Blacks immortals introduce the haka to America on CNN

Former rivals also chimed in with their personal experience of the haka for a CNN special.


Law change could see children detained on terror charges

The changes come after a 15-year-old shot dead a police worker in Australia.


Lou Vincent left tired and emotional after second day of questioning

The former Black Cap is being questioned at Chris Cairns’ perjury trial in London.

Car crash into power pole forces closure of main Waikato road

Contractors are at the scene working to replace the power lines.


Lost at birth - All Blacks' Charlie Faumuina set to meet propping doppelganger head-on in quarter final

145kg Uini Atonio went to school with All Blacks midfielder Malakai Fekitoa.

Young humpback whale freed from net off NSW coast

The calf's fins, mouth and tail were tangled in about 150 metres of rope.

Missing two-year-old boy near Tauranga found

Police were searching for a toddler after he went missing in Bay of Plenty today.

Dita DeBoni: Not good enough for NZ to whisper on the big issues

We need to speak loudly to Australia where we disagree.

'Alcatraz of the Rockies' - US finds potential alternative to Guantanamo Bay

The Pentagon is looking for alternative sites to the infamous Cuban detention centre.


Car crash, throwing knives, gun shots - insane bus stop attack captured on CCTV

A Palestinian man rammed his car into an Israeli bus stop before jumping out and stabbing a man.


What was he thinking!? Horror van Persie own goal seals Holland's Euro 2016 fate

Dutch striker Robin van Persie nods the ball into his own net as the 2014 World Cup semi-finalists crash out of Euro qualifying.


'Something exciting is going on' - NASA telescope captures spectacular Jupiter as you've never seen it before

Hubble space program picks up new features that have never been seen on Jupiter in decades.

Case dismissed! US woman fails in bid to sue nephew, 12, over broken wrist

"I was at a party recently, and it was difficult to hold my hors d'oeuvre plate."

I don't want to incriminate myself, which I know I did yesterday, - Lou Vincent

Chris Cairns trial: Daryl Tuffey angry over missing money, says Vincent


'A lot are freak accidents' - Kieran Read pours cold water on spate of RWC injuries

With 22 tournament ending injuries, the All Blacks No.8 gave his take on the state of the game's safety.


Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien suspended for Argentina quarter-final

Ireland flanker Sean O'Brien has been handed a one week suspension.

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