Sentencing judge made a "considered, correct and compassionate decision", appeal hearing told.
New Zealand Heartland XV coach Barry Matthews has selected 15 new caps to tour Fiji.
New team to compete in New Zealand's national netball league revealed.
As he picks an AB to make it in NFL, he reveals America never appreciated his pedigree.
The Wellington Phoenix defender does not expect another defensive lapse like the one which let Sydney FC steal all three points on Sunday.
Kiwi golfer has work to do to top the standings on the LPGA Tour as her Thai rival turns up the heat.
Tasman talisman Marty Banks is hoping to go out in style in his 40th and final game for the Makos.
Hard line needed on homophobia and discrimination in NZ sport, study finds.
NZ's NBA star on the precipice of a breakthrough season and a mega contract worth over $140m.
Roosters prop not shying away from his poor record with the Kiwis.
All Whites striker Chris Wood scores crucial goal to help send Leeds United to League Cup quarterfinals
All White's goal sets up win to lead EFL side into League Cup quarterfinals for the second time in 20 years.
Next stop for Johnny McNicholl is Wales. First, though, he wants to win another title with Canterbury.
Highlanders and Stags sign New Zealand Secondary Schools hooker for three years.
Former Olympic and World Cup umpire named CEO of Swiss-based International Hockey Federation.
NZ Football disappointment as top goalkeeper arrested following a car crash in the US.
OPINION: The Lions are up against it, but the Wallabies found some chinks in the All Blacks' armour, writes Paul Cully.
The young lock has been snapped up by Glasgow coach Gregor Townsend.
New Zealand Secondary School wingers likely to head south.
Former Warriors rugby league player indicates he will plead guilty to driving charge.
Ahead of must-win fourth ODI in India, NZ opener knows it's time to turn good scores into match-winners.
The 20-year-old is making a big impact with his Iowa State team.
Top tennis stars Ana Ivanovic and the Williams sisters to play ASB Classic.
The Kiwi rowing eight won gold in Munich in 1972, but the rowing venue may cease to exist.
World football in mourning for the man who turned Brazilian nonchalance into an iconic World Cup goal.
US boxer offers key piece of advice as he hooks up with Kiwi heavyweight in Las Vegas.
There will be no automatic sin bin for punching at the Four Nations.
Injury and suspension setbacks for Ireland's Chicago test against ABs.
City will play in FFA Cup final for the club's first trophy after overcoming Melbourne rivals.
Todd Blackadder warns the All Blacks that Ireland is capable of ending their record run.
Wallabies coach accused of using clown cartoon distraction to hide his own deficiencies.
Canberra behemoth Junior Paulo is looming as the most likely opponent for Paul Gallen.
He's taken a different path to the top, but Jordan Rapana wouldn't have it any other way.
Hawaii's John John Florence is the 2016 World Surf League champion.
Australian-trained horse should win the Melbourne Cup, racing's first lady says.
NRL deems a Roosters executive is not fit to be registered.
UK study finds that heading a football can significantly affect brain function and memory for 24 hours.
Australian coach to have a 'private chat' with batsman who criticised selectors for dropping him.
Coach Glenn Moore still looking for improvement despite massive first test victory.
Star Australian cricketer Glenn Maxwell dumped from his state side.
Kuggeleijn bowls Northern to victory, while Woodcock stars for Wellington in opening round of Plunket Shield.
After throwing him an international lifeline, All Whites coach believes former captain will prove his desire to play international football.
Withdrawal of Scott Barrett from Mitre 10 Cup final means Aussie David McDuling will start for Canterbury.
NZ attack confident they have a plan to contain India's master blaster in must-win clash.
OPINION: Why Steve Hansen and Michael Cheika need to have a beer, or a nice cuppa.
Three potential test debutants named in Wallabies squad, including rugby league convert.
Joseph Parker world title bout "probably on the border" for government funding, Steven Joyce says.
Boxer David Nyika's grandad was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2012 and they're now both knocking back its effects.
Luke Woodcock's 98 guided Wellington to victory over defending Plunket Shield champions Auckland.
Otago opening batsman Brad Wilson scored consecutive hundreds against Central Districts.
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