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Air NZ offers apology

Wellington Saints chairman Justin Toebes, centre, with head coach Kevin Braswell, left, and team manager Phil Hartley ...

Airline said it was unaware of dying Wellington Saints chairman's height when he arrived for boarding.

Saints share Adams' pain video

Wellington Saints guard Leon Henry, left, and his team-mates watch Steven Adams' NBA finals run come to an end at Siglo bar.

High hopes turned to disappointment as Wellington's Saints gathered at a city bar to cheer on former team-mate Steven Adams.

Cross-town rugby rivals eye each other up

St Pat's Town celebrate their win in the 2015 Wellington rugby final against Scots College.

It's a big one, with a torrid battle in difficult conditions looming large.

St Mary's netball shooting for the stars

St Mary's student Ainsleyana Puleiata, who made the NZ secondary schools netball team.

St Mary's were fourth best in New Zealand last year. They want more in 2016.

Magic ease to win over Pulse video

Jo Harten shot 31 from 38 as the Magic beat the Pulse on Monday, netting her 2000th trans-Tasman league goal.

54-44 victory in Tauranga moves Magic up to second in the trans-Tasman league's NZ conference.

More seats for Wales test

Kieran Read battling the Welsh during a 2014 test in Cardiff.

One thousand more tickets for test in Wellington go on sale from 9am on Tuesday.

Boyd: Ardie his own man video

Ardie Savea was an All Black in the making from a tender age.

Canes coach labels Ardie Savea "a deep thinker" following vindication for snubbing Olympic sevens chance.

Phoenix off to Beijing

Wellington Phoenix general manager David Dome, left, and Wellington mayor Celia Wade-Brown are off to China.

Nix to kick off pre-season campaign in China in July, with plans for annual meeting between sister city clubs.

Several Canes close to All Blacks video

Hurricanes wing Cory Jane is not far off an All Blacks recall.

Slim pickings for Hurricanes' All Black hopefuls but coach is excited about next year's international crop.

McBride makes 150

Paraparaumu first five-eighth Sonny McBride kicks during the 2015 premier final against Waikanae.

Sonny McBride's Paraparaumu rugby team has dominated the Horowhenua-Kapiti club scene for the past decade. Now, the long-serving first-five-eighth has an individual accolade to add to his collection.

'They couldn't help me'

Wellington Saints chairman Justin Toebes (centre) with head coach Kevin Braswell (left) and team manager Phil Hartley ...

"Distressing" Air NZ incident means dying Wellington Saints chairman will miss seeing his team in NBL finals.

Ardie Savea's 'lion heart' video

New All Black Ardie Savea during the squad announcement at in Auckland on Sunday.

His dedication and work ethic were always going to see him rise to the top, his old coach says.

Shields is Canes 'barometer'

Brad Shields, left, is regarded as the man who sets the tone for the Hurricanes.

 Brad Shields is setting the tone for Hurricanes' season.

Prewster scores 40 to hammer Hawks

Torrey Craig (left) takes a shot with the Hawks' Alonzo Burton guarding him on Sunday afternoon.

The Wellington Saints guard was hot in the fourth quarter as his team routed the hapless Hawks.

Whiti Te Ra still unbeaten

Prop Chance Tauri was one of the stars in Randwick's win over Wainuiomata on Saturday.

Jamal Tamaiva was the hero for the University Hunters.

College Sport

Cross-town rugby rivals eye each other up

St Pat's Town celebrate their win in the 2015 Wellington rugby final against Scots College.

It's a big one, with a torrid battle in difficult conditions looming large.

St Mary's netball shooting for the stars

St Mary's student Ainsleyana Puleiata, who made the NZ secondary schools netball team.

St Mary's were fourth best in New Zealand last year. They want more in 2016.

The Adams, Alvarez bond

Wellington's 2011 College Sports Awards sportsman and sportswoman of the year, Steven Adams and Julianne Alvarez.

What do basketball star Steven Adams and rising golf ace Julianne Alvarez have in common?

East's youthful rebuild

Wellington East Girls' College's Tiana Metuarau looks to play a pass against St Mary's College in the College Sport ...

Tiana Metuarau has stepped into a leadership role as Wellington East Girls' College netball rebuild.

WC beat SPT in basketball

Wellington College have shown they can be a force in Wellington high school basketball this year.

It has been quite some time since Wellington College tasted success against St Pat's Town in basketball.

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