One thing we know: when it is all over, those of us who survive will find some form of meaning in it, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
SANZAAR has stated that the All Blacks were not deliberately at fault in allowing Sonny Bill Williams to play on against the Wallabies.
All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu has been "fully exonerated" of doping after his B-sample came up clean, New Zealand Rugby said.
The New Zealand Rugby Union has named its referees panel for the 2016 season.
Former All Blacks winger Zac Guildford has had his contract with the NZRU terminated, freeing him for a move to France.
NZRU's financial position improved in 2013 with the national body's war chest of cash reserves swelling to $63.7 million.
The All Black trio of Cory Jane, Israel Dagg and Luke Romano have all signed contract extensions with the NZRU until 2017.
NZ Rugby reportedly rejected the Australian Rugby Union's plan to form a new Super Rugby competition which excluded South Africa.
Two referees will officiate together during New Zealand's national provincial championship next year.
Hooker Dane Coles became the third New Zealander to sign on with the All Blacks until the 2019 World Cup, New Zealand Rugby has said.
A push for an integrated global rugby season remains a "long shot", says New Zealand Rugby Union chief Steve Tew.
NZRU boss Steve Tew says the expansion of the Super Rugby competition from 15 to 17 teams will not result in a longer season.
NZRU has saluted Nelson Mandela, saying the sport had lost "a champion of our game" with the passing of the former president.
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