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Hobbits, elves and dragons appear to be coaxing tourists to New Zealand as fans await their first glimpse of the second movie in "The Hobbit" trilogy.
New Zealand defeated South Africa by one wicket in a thrilling finish to the first one-day international of a three-game series at Boland Park.
South Africa has completed a 2-0 series win over New Zealand after beating them by an innings and 193 runs on the fourth day of the second Test.
Facing an extremely hostile attack, New Zealand were in deep trouble trailing South Africa by 478 at stumps on day two in Port Elizabeth.
Black Caps fans responded angrily to their team's humiliating performance in the first Test against the Proteas.
As the film version of Tolkien's book hits the screens, New Zealand is welcoming a fresh wave of visitors keen to follow in Bilbo's hairy footsteps.
Up to 100 000 people are expected to line the streets of Wellington on Wednesday for the world premiere of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
Despite leading 16-12 at the break, the Springboks could not pull off a win against a dominant All Blacks team at Soccer City.
It is what many have been arguing for since the end of isolation: strength versus strength in the Currie Cup.
Authors of nonfiction books on assisted suicide risk imprisonment, especially if the book is published in New Zealand, writes Barbara Erasmus.
Aaron Cruden again underlined his credentials as the successor to Daniel Carter with a superb all round performance against the Lions on Saturday.
The 19th-century cathedral that was destroyed during the Christchurch earthquake in New Zealand had been rebuilt temporarily using cardboard.
The Crusaders brought an end to the Stormers perfect record, the only one in Super Rugby this year, with a 31-24 victory on Saturday.
Despite being the only team without a bonus point, Stormers remain top of the log with a perfect record in this year's Super Rugby tournament.
The Cheetahs fought back after a withering first-half to storm home 47-38 over the Wellington Hurricanes in their Super Rugby match on Saturday.
Fiji have won the Hong Kong Sevens in a tight match against New Zealand 35-28 that takes them just two points off top spot in the overall standings.
The company that makes New Zealand's favourite spread, Marmite, says it has run out of the product after being forced to close its factory months ago.
Relative newcomer Vernon Philander's dominance with the ball and a great knock by Graeme Smith with the bat sealed an early victory for the Proteas.
Taking out unaffordable loans has proved to be an unsustainable solution to the game of rugby.