Crusaders and All Blacks No 10 Dan Carter back in NZ for birth of second child.
The Silver Ferns are poised to return to Christchurch in October for the first time since 2012.
Christchurch's Catch a Million winner says the windfall means his wife can stay on maternity leave.
OPINION: If you don't like celebrities moonlighting as boxers close you eyes and block your ears for the foreseeable future.
Sydenham could not have asked for a better start to the club rugby season.
The Crusaders' most deadly enemy lies within and unless eradicated, they will struggle.
Referee Angus Gardner couldn't resist flicking a firecracker into Crockett-gate.
Canterbury won the national women's intercentre bowls title, beating Nelson 2-1.
Brazilian Ezequiel Junior struck for the second successive week as Ferrymead Bays maintained their unbeaten start to the Mainland Premier League.
Crusaders stumble to defeat in Pretoria
An intercept try by Grant Hattingh sealed the Bulls’ 31-19 win over the Crusaders in Pretoria on Sunday morning.
Israel Adesanya earned a split decision victory over Brian Minto in Saturday night's Super 8 final in Christchurch.
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New Zealand’s dramatic Cricket World Cup campaign can be told in numbers, very big numbers.
A slimmed-down Brian Minto says there is no tomorrow for his career if he loses at Saturday night's Super 8.
Richie McCaw should savour every moment of what may be his final rugby adventure in Pretoria.
Otago are eyeing up a tricky chase on the final day of their Plunket Shield match against Canterbury.
Top New Zealand triathlete Ryan Sissons accepts that 2015 will be one to chalk up to development.
Former cricketer Adam Hollioake says the script could not be better for his fight with Monty Betham.
National kickboxing champ Israel Adesanya holds no fear of short priced favourite ahead of Super 8 tournament.
The Crusaders are adamant Wyatt Crockett's relegation to the bench is about scrummaging.
Hamish Rutherford top-scores with 87 as Otago trail Canterbury by 23 runs with three wickets in hand.
Cran Dalgety hopes he doesn't drown under big blue wave of four All Stars runners in Gr I NZ Derby.
On paper it would take a brave punter to back Kincaslough on Friday night.
All Black back in No 10 jumper and Wyatt Crockett ‘‘rotated’’ to bench for Crusaders’ clash with Bulls in Pretoria.
Blenheim's Brook Reeve has won the New Zealand Formula First Rookie championship with one round remaining.
Kiwi shot putter puts his New Zealand and Oceania record down to a tweak in his technique.
Former world champs and national titleholder to take part in annual national inter-centre bowls in Christchurch.
Crusaders skipper accepts it would be folly to get over-confident about strong scrum in Pretoria.
Pumped with adrenalin, Brendon and Nathan McCullum's father struggled to sleep after NZ's dramatic semifinal win.
OPINION: How ironic a man born in South Africa but now with his heart in New Zealand decided the issue.
Nasi Manu's decision to sign a two-year deal with Scottish club Edinburgh spells the end of his Canterbury career.
Commonwealth Games judo medallists Moira de Villiers and Jason Koster have returned from South America with six medals.
New Zealand will be represented at the under-19 Korfball World Cup in the Netherlands over the Easter weekend by a team largely drawn from Canterbury.
New Zealand and South Africa both scored a win last weekend but the aggregate score meant South Africa claimed the series trophy.
A simple approach and extra yard of pace have resulted in an avalanche of Plunket Shield wickets for Canterbury's Todd Astle over the past two summers.
Three-time world BMX Champion Tahlia Hansen's dreams of competing in next year's Olympics are all but over.
Canterbury runner Rosa Flanagan has broken her New Zealand under-20 record for the fourth time this season.
It has all come to this - the biggest match of the Black Caps' lives.
Matt Henry won't be daunted by the pressure of a Cricket World Cup semifinal, says Peter Fulton.
Rangiora club won the division 2 title of the men's national interclub bowls sevens in dramatic fashion.
The changing of the seasons was reflected in the scoreboards with bowlers holding sway.
Dave Vincent and his Riccarton Racecourse team easily won the Bowls Canterbury men's champion of champions fours bowls title.
The Tactix head into their bye week winless after a horror start crippled their chances of beating the Waikato-BOP Magic.
Dominic Bird's path back into the All Blacks has suddenly got slippery.
As the warm fuzzies began to fade for the Crusaders, the spectre of the Bulls would have struck home.
Dan Barry won Le Race from Christchurch to Akaroa outsprinting Richard Lawson to win in two hours and 47 minutes.
Papanui coach Paul Stockford hailed the influence of his American imports after the club clinched its first Canterbury women's softball championship.
Universities proved former champions Nelson Suburbs' bogey team for a second successive year with an opening round upset in the Mainland Premier League.
Nort Beauchamp's promising career hit a stumbling block with a frustrating loss to Cairo George in Thames.
Waikato-BOP Magic go top of NZ conference in the trans-Tasman netball league after beating the Tactix.
A Christchurch builder shocked himself winning his first ultra mountain run event, and one of the country’s most gruelling challenges.
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