Dan Pryor on the charge against Auckland.

Championship or bust for resurgent Taniwha 3 hours ago

A streaking Northland side are looking to repay the loyalty of their fans.

Patrick Tuipulotu leads Auckland out to face North Harbour at QBE Stadium.

Captaincy has made me a better player - Tuipulotu

The lock last played for the All Blacks during their win over Italy last year.

TJ Perenara leads the All Blacks haka against the Springboks at QBE Stadium in Albany

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North Harbour halfback Bryn Hall.

Harbour surge home to beat Northland

Two late tries sees Harbour remain unbeaten this season.

Malakai Fekitoa in action against North Harbour

Fekitoa finding adjustment from ABs difficult

The departing centre has admits he has struggled with the semi-professional environment of the Mitre 10 Cup.

Braydon Ennor in action for Canterbury in the Mitre 10 Cup

Canterbury speedster signs for the Crusaders

Braydon Ennor, originally from Auckland, has signed a two-year deal with the Super Rugby champions.

Auckland flanker Jerome Kaino.

Taranaki edge struggling Auckland

Auckland slumped to their fourth loss of the season.

Brad Webber dots down for Bay of Plenty's only first-half try

Steamers scrape past Turbos

Bay of Plenty grabbed their second win of the season in a scrappy affair against Manawatu.

Tevita Li of North Harbour scores a try during the  match between Counties Manukau and North Harbour

Harbour hold firm over Steelers

A 27-18 win kept North Harbour's unbeaten start to the season alive.

Tevita Li.

Harbour embarrass Auckland

It was Harbour's biggest ever win over Auckland.

Billy Guyton.

Last-second miss gifts Tasman victory

Matthew Lansdown misses conversion to snatch a draw as Tasman edge Waikato.

Ricky Riccitelli.

Riccitelli wins it for Taranaki

Taranaki trailed 24-11 midway through the second half.

Northland forward Tim Bond.

Taniwha slay Stags

Northland claimed their first away win since 2014.

Otago winger Jona Nareki.

Nareki stars in Otago win

Winger Jona Nareki scored a hat-trick for Otago.

Canterbury players celebrate a try during the round three Mitre 10 Cup match against Hawke's Bay.

Cantabs roll through Magpies

Rookie first-five Brett Cameron scored 23 points on the 53-10 win.

Waikato's Laghlan McWhannell in action against Auckland

Waikato edge Auckland in thriller

The 'Mooloo Men' jumped clear with a second-half try burst.

Matt Todd.

Todd suffers injury setback

The flanker fractured his hand during Canterbury's Ranfurly shield match.

Shannon Frizell of Tasman

Turbos topple Tasman in Palmerston North

Manawatu ran in four tries in the win over Tasman.

Kurt Eklund scores Auckland's only try.

Auckland edge spirited Taniwha

Auckland did enough to secure their first win of the competition.

Wellington celebrate after scoring a try.

Wellington too strong for Taranaki

Wellington led 27-14 at the break.