Taita tightened their grip on second place in the standings with a crushing nine-wicket win over University on Saturday.
Scots College will head to the national cricket stage after achieving their immediate local target.
Ihaia West might have been shunned by New Zealand's Super Rugby franchises, but he was a wanted man across the Tasman.
Victor Vito, Brad Shields and Shaun Treeby will compete for the Lions player of the year award.
There was a moment during Wellington's Twenty20 loss to Auckland on Saturday that summed up Luke Woodcock.
Phoenix and Western Sydney both spurned chances in a frustrating 0-0 draw at Westpac Stadium.
If the Wellington Phoenix follow a Brazilian club's example, fans' support need not end at death.
The All Blacks are looking at the season finale against Ireland as a one-off rather than a match that could create history.
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