Handful of potential hosts in the running to snare tournament from capital after dismal ticket sales.
The Super Rugby table-toppers have shuffled their backline for the trip to Melbourne.
Five backs likely to join Ben Smith on the sidelines for an extended time - all with leg complaints.
Stadium boss says event was used as "poster child" for stricter alcohol laws.
Wellington could know within a month whether it will remain as NZ's host city.
Former star Karl Te Nana reckons a women's tournament would bring fans back.
The Queensland Reds named four current Wallabies in their team for the Brisbane Global Tens.
Tearful Wellington Rugby boss faces questions over handling of Losi Filipo case.
All Blacks captain plans to make his onfield return just two months before the Lions tour of NZ begins.
New Crusaders captain embraces extra responsibility saying he'll lead with actions, not words.
Injured Canterbury and Crusaders halfback hits out to ease frustrations.
If SA Rugby issued as SOS to NZ rugby coaches, which Kiwi could salvage the Springboks?
Yellow card sufficient punishment for Wallabies flanker Dean Mumm
The Counties Manukau flanker has been named on the bench for Thursday's match against world No 2 Canada.
Wellington Rugby hopes to appoint "independent person" by end of the month.
Union lays groundwork for addressing rugby's treatment of women, after string of scandals.
Opinion: Would a North-South game represent the All Blacks' toughest 'test' of the year?
Canterbury finally follow lead of other NZ Super Rugby bases and appoint separate CEOs.
The 'negative nature' of posts on Porirua's community Facebook page prompts censorship.
Jet-setting wing enjoys extended exposure to New Zealand rugby with Canterbury
Fijian-born winger who became eligible for Wallabies on Monday is selected on Thursday.
Crusaders re-sign talented midfield back Jack Goodhue through to 2019.
Ongoing review process underway after Pumas expose chinks in All Black armour.
All Blacks elder statesmen underscore respect for Springboks despite their opponent's shaky form.
Southland Boys' High School rugby captain Flynn Thomas has gained national recognition again.
Matt Todd and Tom Sanders return to strengthen Canterbury loose trio
The All Blacks have lost George Moala for Saturday's Bledisloe Cup test in Sydney.
Jamie Joseph believes he leaves the Highlanders in solid shape as Japan beckons
Highlanders solidify their pack and employ a forward-dominated bench for semifinal in Johannesburg.
Aaron Smith says the Highlanders are enthused about playing an enterprising rival in friendly weather conditions