New Zealand National Rugby League Team

A bad week for ...

Gerard Depardieu

Sunday, 21 August, 2011, 12:00am

Pilots prepare for touchdown at stadium

When you're used to being in the pointy end of the plane with the best view, it stands to reason you want a decent seat at the Bledisloe with your mates. That's why Airbus 330 captain Darren Kefford and a posse of pilots booked a private box.

31 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Hong Kong's Antipodean communities go head to head

The battle lines are drawn and the Aussie-Kiwi enmity is out in the open - on and off the pitch. There is nothing like a good old Bledisloe Cup stoush to get the blood boiling. Over the next three days ROBBY NIMMO talks to Aussies and Kiwis who have made Hong Kong their home but show their true colours when the boys in black meet the green and golds.

29 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

The Pavlova palaver - why Aussies and Kiwis can't get along

Love thy neighbour is nice in theory. It doesn't always work as a reality for neighbouring nations, even when they live right next door and have many similarities. Just ask the English and the Scots, the Germans and the Dutch, the Greeks and the Turks.

26 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Coach gives China a grilling despite win over Kiwis

It was not all black for New Zealand last night. Two second-half goals brought smiles to the faces of the Black Sticks, who walked away with their pride intact despite going down 5-2 to China in a friendly at King's Park.

30 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Sapio to lead Kiwis' raid on Hong Kong silverware

The Kiwis are set to make a bold bid to add to their recent International Cup triumphs with Kessem and Romanee Conti with the improving stayer, Sapio, who is the dark horse in tomorrow's $4.5 million Queen Elizabeth II Cup.

13 Apr 1996 - 12:00am

Kiwis top the pile in Origin stakes

IT is official. The New Zealand brand of rugby beats the best the rest of the world can offer - in Hong Kong.

Complete with the Haka and the All Black strip, the territory's expatriate New Zealanders emerged winners of the inaugural Country of Origin Cup tournament at the Aberdeen Stadium yesterday.

3 Apr 1995 - 12:00am