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14 September 2017 5:24 AM Hames handed surprise All Blacks start against Springboks

Hames has made two previous test appearances, both off the bench, against Australia and replaces Joe Moody who was ruled out for the rest of the season after dislocating his shoulder. AUCKLAND - Kane Hames has been given his first All Blacks start as coach Steve Hansen bolstered his side’s pack for their Rugby Championship match against South Africa 2

11 September 2017 7:11 PM Tall Blacks using haka comments to promote diversity

A US sports commentator's offensive comments about the haka are being used at a chance to educate Americans about Maori culture. Commentator and former Fear Factor host Joe Rogan has apologised for calling the Tall Blacks' haka "stupid" during a podcast. Former Tall Black and current Tall Black cultural advisor, Paora Winitana said some people will be offended 2

11 September 2017 6:51 AM Joe Rogan: 'I apologize to anyone I offended'

US commentator and former television host Joe Rogan has apologised to any offended New Zealanders after calling the haka "stupid" in one of his latest podcasts. The actor and MMA expert took aim at the traditional Maori war cry in an interview with actor Hannibal Buress. The pair were discussing the ability to control the state of the mind when Rogan 13

11 September 2017 1:49 AM Joe Rogan calls the Tall Blacks 'f***ing dummies' for performing haka

Comedian Joe Rogan has taken aim at the haka in one of his most recent podcasts. In an interview with actor Hannibal Buress, the discussion turned to the Tall Blacks performing the haka before their match against the United States 2014. The actor seemed confused as to why the haka was performed, then became scornful. "This is ridiculous, they're playing 3

26 August 2017 8:16 AM Live: Bledisloe Cup Game 2, Wallabies vs All Blacks in Dunedin

FEW are giving the Wallabies any chance of ending their 15-year Bledisloe Cup nightmare this evening — and you can’t blame them after last week’s debacle. The All Blacks scored the most points ever in a game against Australia as they thumped Michael Cheika’s men 54-34 in Sydney. The Aussies came back strongly in the second half, scoring 28 points, but it was never 1

24 August 2017 8:23 AM Growing divide between Wallabies and All Blacks highlighted by losing average of 24 points

THE greatest smokescreen perpetuated in Australian rugby is that if the Wallabies can’t beat the All Blacks then no one possibly can. Rarely has that been more erroneous because, over the past two years, every top Test team has done a better job of getting closer to the most dominant world No.1 in any footy code. That’s the grating truth that Wallabies 5

19 August 2017 12:20 PM Rugby union championship: Australia v NZ

Here is our live coverage of Bledisloe 1 and, surprisingly, conditions at ANZ Stadium in Sydney were almost ideal for rugby union. The howling winds of Friday had abated and the surface looked in great condition. On the wider front, the game needed the massive boost that a win over the All Blacks would bring. But that was not to happen for the Wallabies 18

12 August 2017 11:33 AM Harlem-Cruz Ihaia crowned Miss Universe New Zealand 2017

Harlem-Cruz Ihaia was crowned Miss Universe New Zealand 2017 at Skycity Theatre before an international audience in 51 countries, including a national television audience watching live on Bravo TV in New Zealand and a stream right here at Lucire. The 19-year-old bilingual kohanga reo teacher from Napier won both the Entrepreneurial Challenge, where she raised 13

10 August 2017 7:13 PM Maori All Blacks rugby team to play in Vancouver

Rugby superstars will play Canada on Nov. 3; tickets go on sale Friday, Aug.11 The Maori All Blacks, one of the most famous teams in international rugby, is coming to Vancouver to play Canada in an exhibition match. "We feel like it's a coup for Rugby Canada and for the B.C., Vancouver and rugby communities," said Gareth Rees of Rugby Canada. The team, which 13

10 August 2017 7:13 PM Rugby Canada to face New Zealand Maori All Blacks in Vancouver

For just the second time ever, BC Place in Vancouver will host a senior men’s fifteens rugby match. After facing Japan in June 2016, Rugby Canada announced on Thursday that its team will take on the world-famous New Zealand Maori All Blacks on Nov. 3. “We are thrilled to be bringing back Fifteens rugby to BC Place stadium,” said Allen Vansen, CEO of Rugby 10