Members of the rugby fraternity joined mourners at Te Wainui Marae near Gisborne for Sean Wainui’s tangi.
The All Blacks are preparing to go up against the United States on Sunday in Washington DC.
Untried youngsters Kurtis Mogg and George Ott, who turned 20 on Friday, have been handed one-year deals.
The late rugby star's tangi will be held on Sunday, October 24.
Bennett has signed a four-year deal with the Dolphins before their maiden campaign in 2023.
McLeod has been coaching the Belgium men’s hockey team for the past six years.
Wainui played for the club alongside fellow Chiefs star Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi.
Deputy PM Grant Robertson and Dr Ashley Bloomfield addressed the issue on Thursday.
The former All Black plays for Rugby United New York in the Major League Rugby competition.
Chiefs CEO Michael Collins opened up about the loss of the young rugby player.
Officers began investigating on Tuesday after receiving reports of an alleged domestic violence incident.
Prop Frans Malherbe and flanker Pieter-Steph du Toit were also missing from the 32-man group for tests in Wales, Scotland and England.
Victoria has imposed a vaccine mandate for professional athletes, and Djokovic has refused to reveal his vaccination status.
Organisers had hoped the South Island would have dropped in alert levels in time for the event.
There are heavy hearts in the All Blacks camp after the death of the Chiefs star in a car crash.
Curtis Campher is just the third bowler to achieve the feat in a T20 international.
Australia chased down the 158 runs NZ set in the final over.
Robin Goomes is taking the sport to new heights.
The Chiefs and Māori All Blacks star is being remembered by the rugby world.
Wainui, 25, represented Chiefs, Bay of Plenty and the Māori All Blacks.
It was a dramatic moment as Newcastle lost their first match under their new Saudi ownership.
The NZ club have reportedly agreed to release the 27-year-old to play in the Super League.
The 25-year-old has taken the overall lead going into the final round in Italy.
Nature Strip took out the $15 million Everest race in Sydney on Saturday.
Ma'a Nonu and Hosea Gear came off the bench with a healthy lead already established.
Olympic coach Gary Hay says it is good to be back coaching at the grassroots level.
Tuivasa-Sheck hasn't made his Auckland debut due to lockdown.
The Tokyo bronze medallist is willing to stay in the UK until next year's Commonwealth Games.
Kefu said their physical wounds have pretty much healed but his wife's movement was still limited.
The Phoenix are hoping they can return to playing in Wellington in 2022.
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