Five things for the weekend

Irish comedian Dylan Moran is in Auckland this weekend.

7:54 AM  If you're struggling to find some weekend inspiration, never fear! We've got some fine suggestions to get you excited.

One dead in Waiuku crash 

A single-vehicle crash on a rural road in south Auckland has claimed one life.

7 min ago  Two people have been killed in separate car crashes in Auckland and Waikato.

Worker falls down lift shaft video

The Auckland Countdown supermarket construction site where a worker fell five floors down a lift shaft.

A worker at an Auckland construction site is in a critical condition after falling five storeys.

'OMG he might die...'

Luke Tipene, 17, was a member of the New Zealand Under-16s league in 2013.

Teen on trial for the murder of Luke Tipene murder told a friend after the stabbing that he'd "messed up", court hears.

All-day pass to Grafton bridge

Taxis will have 24-hour access to Grafton bridge during a year-long Auckland Transport trial.

Auckland taxis will be able to travel across the inner-city bridge as part of a year-long trial.

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One stick for vein finder video

Haematology nurse Ella Liang uses the vein finder on Angela Knox.

Finding a suitable vein may pose a challenge on any patient. And those with difficult to find veins can be near impossible but the Haematology day ward at Middlemore Hospital have found the answer.

Out & About: Redoubt Stake gallery

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints - The Redoubt Stake worked in collaboration with the Furniture for Schools Charitable Trust to send school furniture to Kiribati.

SPORT: Steelers name Frank Halai on the wing gallery

Richlister pens entrepreneur masterclass gallery

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MAGS dominates winter sports

Maddison Wyllie-Papali'i, Holly Fowler and Rebekah van Dort of Mount Albert Grammar School.

Grabbing four titles in a month completes a bumper sporting season for MAGS.

Playing it safe on the sports field

ACC forked out more than $430 million last year in active sports injuries

ACC is confident major sports injuries are down despite increasing costs.

Fifita finding his feet in Counties

Sione Fifita has been a prolific try scorer in Counties Manukau club rugby but has yet to be given much space in a Steelers jersey.

Sione Fifita has yet to have a break-out performance for Counties Manukau but those within the province believe he is a highlight reel waiting to happen.

Bombay's battle ends in bittersweet victory

Bombay's Stephanie Collins looks for someone to pass to, while Mel Brown heads down the court.

Bombay became the giant slayers on the weekend when they toppled the top team by two points.

Patumahoe snatch win from Iwi United

22052015 Sport Photo Andy Jackson/Fairfax NZ.  Taranaki Premier 1 netball, Tysons V NPGHS at the TSB Stadium in New Plymouth, generic netball pic.

It was a tight tussle between Alberts Patty Prems and Iwi United Kotare on Saturday at Pukekohe Netball Centre's premier gold division competition.

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