The team debuted its new green colours in the match, replacing its traditional blue, gold and maroon jersey in a controversial move to symbolise the launch of a brave new era.
### ODT Online Sat, 4 Jun 2011
Rugby: Green-landers say goodbye to ‘Brook, and playoffs
By Nigel Benson
Highlanders rugby fans experienced the more nauseating aspect of the colour green at Carisbrook last night. In the final Super rugby fixture at the venerable old ‘Brook the Highlanders choked, leaving their fans feeling sick to the stomach.
Posted by Ellizabeth Kerr