148 tests, 131 wins, 110 times captain of the All Blacks, 2 Rugby World Cup triumphs, 12 successful Bledisloe Cup campaigns, 7 Tri-Nations titles, 3 Rugby Championship titlesA career so impressive that it could not possibly be chronicled in an 'ordinary' book. This lavi... read more
A personal account of a New Zealand sporting icon who became a world superstar - the greatest fly-half in international rugby. Dan Carter is the world record holder for most test points, has twice been named the IRB's Player of the Year and twice New Zealand Player of the Year. In... read more
In the great traditions of New Zealand prop forwards, Wyatt Crockett's stellar professional rugby career has been defined by steely determination and quiet achievement. Now, for the first time, the most capped Super Rugby player of all time is ready to tell the story o... read more
There's an astounding number of brothers playing in top level rugby in New Zealand. How is this so? What's it like for the siblings: do they compete with each other or do they support each other? Is there a particular climate in some families that encourages this success?
The ... read more
Hayden Paddon was just a boy growing up in Geraldine - in love with racing and dreaming big. Starting with nothing, and wholly determined to beat the odds, he set out on a remarkable 20-year pathway to the World Rally Championship, where he footed it with the best rally drivers on the pl... read more
The story of Scott Donaldson's relentless journey to be the first person to cross the Tasman sea solo in a kayak.
Unpredictable and unforgiving, the Tasman Sea is one of the most hostile stretches of water i... read more
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On June 26, 2017, on the turquoise waters of Bermuda's Great Sound, Peter Burling (26) became the youngest ever helmsman to win the premier trophy in sailing, the America's Cup. Amongst several other firsts, the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadro... read more
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The career of Robbie Deans is without parallel in the annals of New Zealand rugby. He was an All Black, the pin-up boy of the Canterbury team, and ... read more
Warren Gatland's In the Line of Fire is the ultimate chronicle of this summer's remarkable Lions tour to New Zealand - home of the fearsome All Blacks, the double world champions - which culminated in an historic and nerve-shredding series d... read more
|Author:||Phill Gifford; Barry Durrant|
Over 200 photographs from a classic era of NZ rugby - 1950s-early 1990s, many unusual images from behind the scenes. Fascinating (and funny) captions from renowned rugby writer Phil Gifford. Perfect gift for the nostalgia-loving rugby fan - will bring back many great memories of AB greats and tours.
As excitement builds in the run-up to Rugby World Cup 2019, the official Rugby World CupTM Japan 2019 Kids' Handbook provides the perfect tournament companion for younger rugby fans. It's bursting with information about the host country, Japan, plus the stadiu... read more
Rugby is New Zealand's national sport. From the grand tour by the 1888 Natives to the upcoming 2015 World Cup, from games in the North African desert in World War II to matches behind barbed wire during the 1981 Springbok tour, from grassroots club rugby to heaving crowds ... read more