A Māori whānau living in Chile have travelled 12 hours by bus so their kids can experience Māori culture.
Ngāpuhi's Kurt Baker has committed himself to the All Blacks Sevens team right through to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.
How about that - the All Blacks won a game by Beauden Barrett kicking a drop goal and another nerveless penalty.
The 16-15 win over England at Twickenham was notable for the departure from the usual tactics the team employs, opting for a safety-first approach that ultimately brought victory.
Fifty-one Waikato-Tainui marae have converged at Hopuhopu in Ngāruawāhia to compete in the 9th biennial Tainui games over the weekend. As the tribe celebrates 160 years of The King Movement, participation remains the focus.