Maori All Blacks squad announcement

He tāngata hou, he kaiako hou, he wāhanga hou mo te Kapa Ōpango Māori kua whakaingoatia i te rangi nei Ten new caps have been named in the Maori All Blacks squad for their 2017 northern tour to Canada and France. He tāngata hou, he kaiako hou, he wāhanga hou mo te

NPEC Referee Calls – Te Reo

TE REO WHUTUPÖRO: E te iwi whanui – kia ora! Ngati Porou East Coast Rugby Union is proud to announce our launch of te reo whutupöro.  Celebrating our unique identity as the only iwi based rugby union in the world, we are launching an initiative celebrating te reo maori. Enjoy and share our clip

New Zealand Rugby Turns 125 – Interactive Timeline Launched To Showcase Rugby History

New Zealand Rugby turns 125 - Interactive timeline launched to showcase rugby history New Zealand Rugby (NZR) turns 125 this Easter Sunday, April 16, and has launched a specially commissioned website showcasing rugby's milestones and highlights over its remarkable history in the country. The interactive site,, charts the years from the

SANZAAR announce changes to Super Rugby

Two teams from South Africa and one from Australia will be dropped in SANZAAR’s new structure of Super Rugby announced on Sunday. SANZAAR has announced that the Super Rugby tournament has been restructured and will kick-off in 2018 with a three conference, 15-team format: five teams from New Zealand, four from

New Zealand Heartland XV squad named

New Zealand Heartland XV squad named The New Zealand Heartland XV squad for 2015 has been selected ahead of a three-match campaign starting in November. Congratulations to TK Moeke on your selection . The matches, to be played at venues in the North Island between 7–13 November, will see the team first play

Barbarians Area Schools squad named

2014 NZBAS captain Keegan Gray carries strongly into the Harlequins defence. Photo / Marie Relph Five Ngati Porou Players Make Barbarians School Squad Teina Kirikiri, Fabyan Kahaki (both Ngata Memorial College, East Coast), Charles Ngamoki, Manaia Nyman (both Te Whanau Apanui, East Coast), Raniera Whakataka (Uawa/Tolaga Bay Area School, East Coast) One of