Otago have out-muscled Northland 29-7 in their Air New Zealand Cup rugby clash in Whangarei.
The Hawkes Bay rugby team came from behind to beat Tasman 28-26 in a tightly contested match in Napier.
Rain ended play on the third day of the second cricket test between Sri Lanka and New Zealand in Colombo with Sri Lanka at 157 for two in the second innings.
New Zealand were dismissed for 234 before lunch, in reply to Sri Lanka's first innings of 416.
Sri Lanka will return to the crease today, leading by 339 runs.
And New Zealand golfer Danny Lee has shot a first round one under par to be tied for 29th at the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles.