The Volvo Ocean race is a multimillion dollar sprint around the planet. Mainsail looks at the history of the event.
TVNZ was there as a massive crowd turned out in Auckland to celebrate the All Blacks Rugby World Cup win.
It might have a meeting room named after grizzled New Zealand rugby legend Wayne "Buck" Shelford, but the NZI Centre presents a sleeker appearance on the streets of Auckland.
All Black fans flood the streets of Auckland to celebrate New Zealand's first Rugby World Cup title in 24 years.
New Zealand woke up to a giant collective hangover Monday as the rugby-mad nation savored its triumph in the World Cup final in Auckland.
Hosts New Zealand edged out France 8-7 in a nailbiting finish to the Rugby World Cup final in Auckland Sunday to win the William Webb Ellis trophy for the second time.
CNN's Alex Thomas reports from an exuberant crowd of All Blacks fans following New Zealand's victory in the Rugby World Cup.
Rivals New Zealand and Australia will clash in the semifinals of the Rugby World Cup after both nations claimed contrasting victories in Sunday's remaining two quarterfinals.
Sidelined superstar Dan Carter has told his New Zealand teammates to "expect the unexpected" ahead of Sunday's Rugby World Cup final against France in Auckland.
CNN's Alex Thomas visits a New Zealand rugby youth tournament that typifies how rugby unites the nation.
Alex Thomas reports from Auckland, New Zealand, where fans are gearing up for the Rugby World Cup.
New Zealand captain and key forward Richie McCaw has been passed fit for Sunday's Rugby World Cup semifinal clash with neighbors Australia in Auckland.
[Updated 4 p.m. ET, Monday, October 3] This bungee jumper is free-falling over Auckland, New Zealand's largest city.
Travel past the Viaduct Basin, the Sky Tower and One Tree Hill on the way to the RWC final venue, Eden Park.
A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck in the South Pacific on Monday, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Andy Roddick's preparation for the Australian Open remains on track after the former world number one made the last four of the Brisbane International on Thursday, but fellow grand slam winner Maria Sharapova suffered a setback when she crashed out of a women's warm-up event in New Zealand.
Eco-friendly floating restaurants serving sustainable seafood are on the menu for marinas around the world, in a bid to tackle the crisis caused by commercial over-fishing.
Volcanic ash clouds are a serious hazard to aviation, reducing visibility, damaging flight controls and ultimately causing jet engines to fail.
Former world number ones Justine Henin and Kim Clijsters both survived scares before booking their spots in the semifinals of the Brisbane International event.
Justine Henin and Richard Gasquet have both made winning comebacks at the Brisbane International tournament.
New Zealand side Auckland City booked their place in the quarterfinals of the Club World Cup with a 2-0 victory over local side Al Ahli in Abu Dhabi --FIFA.com have reported.
Whenever a message in a bottle is discovered on a beach or floating in the ocean, it feels like something out of a fairy tale. The idea that two people have made a connection that mathematics would say is virtually impossible gives us hope that life is more than a series of random events. Here are five stories of the almost unbelievable connections these messages have brought about.
A man who roasted his pet dog to enjoy as a meal with his family and friends escaped prosecution after authorities in New Zealand determined the animal was killed humanely.
Calls for a change to New Zealand law after a man legally killed and cooked his pet dog. (Warning: Graphic content)
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Virgin America is using humorous cartoon characters in its preflight safety video.
A white tiger mauled a zookeeper to death at a New Zealand wildlife park Wednesday as a group of tourists watched in horror, police say.
Fate, police say, saved baby Grace from being tossed out with the trash.
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The West Indies made cricket history by scoring the first-ever "eliminator over" win in Twenty20 internationals as they beat New Zealand in Auckland.
A rush of entries into a new international sailing competition -- the Louis Vuitton Pacific Cup -- could be helping to restore interest in the America's Cup racing format left ailing by ongoing court battles.
New Zealand bounced back from last weekend's demoralizing defeat by Australia to crush the Wallabies 39-10 in Auckland on Saturday night.
That Africans today so dominate distance running is in part testament to the career of Kipchoge (Kip) Keino.
England rugby captain Martin Borthwick insists his side's preparations for the second Test against New Zealand have not been disrupted by the off-field headlines.
New Zealand police are to speak to four England rugby players about attack claims made following an alleged incident at their team hotel in Auckland, it was reported Thursday.
New Zealand police are investigating a "serious allegation" against four England rugby internationals following an alleged incident at their team hotel in Auckland.
England have drafted in uncapped winger Topsy Ojo to their lineup for the first rugby union Test against New Zealand on Saturday in Auckland.
Nine uncapped players are included in the All Blacks' 25-man training squad for Tests next month against Ireland and England and the upcoming Tri-Nations series.
Steve Borthwick will captain England on their New Zealand tour next month.
Six college students and a teacher are killed by a "rain bomb" while on a school-sponsored outdoor adventure
A man accused of killing his wife in New Zealand and then abandoning the couple's 3-year-old daughter at an Australian train station has been deported to New Zealand to face murder charges, U.S. immigration officials announced Sunday.
A man accused of killing his wife in New Zealand and then abandoning the couple's 3-year-old daughter at an Australian train station has been captured in suburban Atlanta, authorities said.
Sir Edmund Hillary has been laid to rest in New Zealand after thousands paid tribute to a mountaineer whose conquest of Mt Everest in 1953 was one of the 20th century's defining moments.
CNN's Hugh Riminton reports on the state funeral of Sir Edmund Hillary, hailed as "bigger and heavier than Mount Everest."
Long time friend and TVNZ Presenter Mark Sainsbury joins CNN to talk about the life and accomplishments of Edmund Hillary.
An expansive talk with Sir Edmund Hillary about his historic ascent and the life and fame that came after
Remembering the man who, with Tenzing Norgay, achieved one of the century's greatest feats: conquering Mt. Everest
Unfancied Frenchman Julien Benneteau sent top seed and defending champion David Ferrer crashing out of the Heineken Open quarterfinals in Auckland on Thursday.
Former world number one Lindsay Davenport will face unseeded Frenchwoman Aravane Rezai in the final of the Auckland Classic.
Team New Zealand go into the Louis Vuitton Cup with confidence boosted by a strong display in the Act 13 warm-up regatta where they finished second to America's Cup holders Alinghi.
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Once known mainly for wine and sailboats, Auckland has recently undergone a style makeover. Owing to financial support from the city and a vogue for renovating historic buildings, the town is now home to a lively boutique scene.
Belgium's Kim Clijsters saved a match point before beating Serbia's Jelena Jankovic 4-6 7-6 6-4 to win a thrilling women's final at the Sydney International on Friday.
Former French Open champion Gaston Gaudio's wretched run of form continued when he was hustled out of the Auckland Open in the first round on Monday.
Former world number one Martina Hingis' Australian Open preparations have been dealt an early blow after she was knocked out in the first round of the Sydney International by Jelena Jankovic.
Serbian top seed Jelena Jankovic booked her place in the semifinals of the Auckland Classic with a comfortable victory over former champion Eleni Daniilidou of Greece on Thursday.
Top seed Jelena Jankovic of Serbia and third-ranked Slovak Daniela Hantuchova enjoyed contrasting opening round victories in the Auckland Classic on Tuesday.
Russian second seed Anastasia Myskina made a disappointing start to her 2007 campaign by falling at the first hurdle to Argentina's Gisela Dulko in the Auckland Classic on Monday.
Australian Nathan Green fired a stunning closing round of 65 to win the New Zealand Open by two shots on Sunday, claiming his first European PGA Tour title.
England's Graeme Storm shot a best-of-the-day six-under 65 to move into a share of the New Zealand Open lead with Australians Kim Felton and Marcus Fraser after the third round on Saturday.
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Jonah Lomu will renew his bid to regain his All Black place on Saturday when he takes the field in an Auckland club match.
Zurich is the world's most livable city, according to a global quality of living survey conducted by human resources consultant Mercer.
New Zealand made three changes to the team that beat Ireland 34-23 in Hamilton last weekend for the second Test in Auckland on Saturday.
A magnitude 6.0 earthquake struck the South Pacific nation of Tonga during a simulated tsunami warning drill Wednesday.
Auckland Blues center Rua Tipoki has been given a 16-week ban after striking Western Force fly-half James Hilgendorf in the face and leaving him with a fractured eye socket in a Super 14 game.
One person was missing Friday after a volcano erupted on a largely uninhabited New Zealand island, according to television reports.
Martina Hingis' comeback to competitive tennis gathered pace with an impressive 6-3 6-2 win over seventh seed Klara Koukalova of the Czech Republic at the Australian hardcourt championships on Wednesday.
Australia, reeling from injuries and poor form, have gambled on radical changes which include playing Mat Rogers at fly-half for the first time in Saturday's final Tri-nations test match against New Zealand in Auckland.
The injury-hit Australian rugby team will delay naming its squad for the All Blacks Test in Auckland next week because of new concerns over the fitness of a clutch of players.
The British and Irish Lions squeezed to a 17-13 victory over Auckland in the penultimate game of their New Zealand tour on Tuesday.
Lock Malcolm O'Kelly has been ruled out of the British Lions tour of New Zealand with an abdominal muscle injury.
The British and Irish Lions were greeted with a crowd of more than 5,000 for the first public training session Tuesday of their tour of rugby-mad New Zealand.
New Zealand's Canterbury Crusaders beat the Wellington Hurricanes 40-20 at Christchurch on Friday to finish top of the Super 12 standings.
A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck Monday southeast of the Loyalty Islands in the South Pacific, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
Czech driver Roman Kresta has been forced to withdraw from this weekend's New Zealand rally after crashing his Ford in the final testing session.
Australia captured three late wickets to restrict New Zealand to 199 for five on a slow opening day in the third and final test in Auckland.
Australian Steven Bowditch hit 10 birdies in an eight-under-par 64 to snatch the lead after the opening round of the New Zealand Open in Auckland.
Top seed Guillermo Coria needed a final set tiebreaker to squeeze past Frenchman Cyril Saulnier on a tough day for the big names at the ATP Auckland Classic.
Former Australian and French Open champion Mary Pierce has pulled out of next week's Auckland Open, officials said on Thursday.
When Thomas "Doc" Rowe told people almost 30 years ago that he wanted to build a bionic dolphin, people thought he was crazy.
New Zealanders Scott Styris and Brendon McCullum were cleared to play in Friday's third and deciding one-day international in Brisbane after being cleared of charges from Wednesday's 17-run loss to Australia.
The British and Irish Lions have accepted an extra match on their tour of New Zealand next year.
Australian police have arrested a man over a Southeast Asia sunken treasure scheme that promised huge returns to investors.
South Africa dominated the first day in the second Test against New Zealand on Thursday, moving on to 231 for two wickets at the close in Auckland.
England coach Clive Woodward has promised the world champions will send a full-strength squad to face New Zealand in June.
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