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Boks' lack of structure is 'painfully evident' - S24

The Springboks' suffered their third straight defeat in the Rugby Championship this weekend, going down 41-13 to the All Blacks in Christchurch. Sport24's chief rugby writer Rob Houwing gives us his post-match analysis. Watch.

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New Zealand warns of 'potential' tsunami threat after powerful quake

2016-09-01 20:15

New Zealand has issued a "potential" tsunami threat after a powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake struck off the east coast of the North Island.

PICS: Beach SOS saves couples stranded on Pacific island for a week

2016-08-28 10:05

Two people stranded for a week on a remote Pacific island have been rescued after a search aircraft spotted their SOS message in the sand, the US Coast Guard says.

Man gets payout after spending 12 years in jail

2016-08-02 08:07

The New Zealand government has agreed to pay more than half a million dollars to a man who spent 12 years in jail after he was convicted of killing five members of his own family but was later found not guilty.

The Highlanders are this year's 'hard luck story'

Sport24 sum up the conference phase of the 2016 Super Rugby competition ahead of this weekend's play-offs, while also weighing in on the new additions to the tournament and what the future may hold for these teams. Watch.

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Act now or Maui's dolphin is gone - Commission warns

2016-07-11 15:07

The International Whaling Commission has called on New Zealand to take urgent action to save the world's rarest dolphin from extinction, voicing "grave concern" about its future.

Missing boat found off Tonga, all survive

2016-06-29 16:08

A boat that sparked a major search when it went missing off Tonga with 11 people aboard had been found with all passengers safe and well.

Drone shows the secret life of rare whales

2016-06-10 10:15

New Zealand researchers have captured stunning drone footage of endangered whales feeding off the Auckland coast.

NZ to pay approximately R300 for cigarettes

2016-05-26 11:33

Smokers in New Zealand will pay $20 (+-R300) for a pack of cigarettes under the government's new budget plan.

With this rigatoni, I thee wed

2016-04-16 18:55

The wedding rings were made of pasta, the ceremony was held on a pirate boat, and when it came time for the kiss, the bride and groom slurped up either end of a noodle until their lips met.


SABC 8 journalist will continue fight against censorship following resignation

2016-09-12 19:26

One of the SABC 8, journalist Jacques Steenkamp who has resigned from the broadcaster, will continue to fight censorship there, says his wife Nadia.

Powerful quake jolts New Zealand - USGS

2016-09-01 19:43

A powerful 7.1 magnitude earthquake has rocked New Zealand, the US Geological Survey says.

Tourist found in bush a month after partner dies

2016-08-25 11:42

Police are trying to figure out why a tourist from the Czech Republic ended up spending nearly a month in the New Zealand wilderness after her male partner died during a hike.

New Zealand aims to become rat free

2016-07-25 11:54

New Zealand has set itself an ambitious goal of completely wiping out rats by the year 2050.

'Tired, jaded' rugby in week 16 as Super Rugby 'imbalance' continues

Sport24 size up the respective Super Rugby conferences, with just one round to go before the play-offs. Watch.

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Dismembered body found in recycled cardboard

2016-06-30 11:18

A homeless New Zealand man whose dismembered body was found crushed in cardboard bales was likely picked up by a recycling truck while sleeping rough, police say.

New Zealand police say busted RV contained half-ton of meth

2016-06-14 08:20

Local residents who became suspicious when three men began offering them wads of cash to help launch a boat from a remote New Zealand beach helped lead police to the nation's largest-ever methamphetamine bust.

New Zealand political parties forge alliance

2016-05-31 18:29

New Zealand's second- and third-largest political parties are teaming up to try and stop the National Party from winning a fourth election.

WATCH: Kiwi cops' 'running man' video goes viral

2016-05-04 12:40

A New Zealand police video of cops performing the latest "running man" Internet craze has gone viral, attracting millions of hits and prompting a response in kind from the New York Police Department.

New Zealand pupils' throats cut for real in Sweeney Todd play mishap

2016-04-07 10:24

Two pupils at an exclusive New Zealand school were hospitalised with neck wounds when a production of 'Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street' became all too real, officials say.

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