The Kiwis' quarter-final exit will haunt the sport and those involved for years to come, writes Sam Ackerman.
The Kiwis were ousted in the quarter-finals at the Rugby League World Cup.
New Zealand's Rugby League World Cup dream is over after a lackluster performance.
Lebanon had three tries disallowed as Mate Ma'a book their spot in the semi-finals.
Relive all the action of the Rugby League World Cup quarterfinal clash between New Zealand and Fiji.
The barnstorming England winger is fizzing for action after been left out against France.
The prop has featured in every match at the World Cup for the Kiwis.
The winger claimed the record for most tries in a Test as Australia thump Samoa in Darwin.
Mate Ma'a are on the easier side of the World Cup draw after beating NZ.
Fiji skipper Kevin Naiqama is wary of the challenge New Zealand pose.
Adam Blair concedes future spots in the side are up for grabs against Fiji.
The Bati are confident ahead of their Rugby League World Cup quarter-final in Wellington.
Tonga rugby league players visited young inmates at Christchurch Men's Prison.
The World Cup's success has kept police busy, as celebrations escalate.
Te Maire Martin has urged his pack to front up against Fiji in the Rugby League World Cup quarter-final.
The New Zealand coach has left no stone unturned in preparing for Saturday's elimination match.
Local administrators are "very disappointed" that the deal has fallen through.
"They're going to come out at 100 miles an hour," says Bati winger Marcelo Montoya.