Five things for the weekend

Irish comedian Dylan Moran is in Auckland this weekend.

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.

The man died following a one-car crash in Waiuku.

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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Is this 113-year-old porthole yours? gallery

A brass porthole retrieved from the SS Ventnor, now mounted on a wooden base.

7:41 PM  Claims of ownership are being sought for artifacts salvaged from a historic New Zealand shipwreck.

Court’s makeover complete

6:57 PM  The Manukau District Court's $51 million redevelopment is complete.

SPORT: Raymond Talimalie Auckland's league player of the year gallery

SPORT: Papatoetoe face Kelston first up

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Hukatai itching for game time

Ngataua Hukatai was a member of the 2014 National Youth Competition (NYC) champion Junior Warriors before he signed with the Counties Manukau Steelers.

League convert Ngataua Hukatai will try his hand at sevens if a Super Rugby contract does not come his way.

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.

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