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# auckland - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

There's a GP job paying €243,000-a-year that nobody wants

“I love my work and I would like to stay but I hit my head against a brick wall trying to attract doctors.”

# auckland - Monday 28 December, 2015

Malaysia Airlines investigates 'mix-up' that sent plane flying in wrong direction

“The safety of both passengers and crew were never compromised at any time,” the airline said.

# auckland - Monday 30 November, 2015

From The42 Shelford and Umaga lead emotional All Black Haka at Jonah Lomu's funeral Ka Mate This post contains videos

Shelford and Umaga lead emotional All Black Haka at Jonah Lomu's funeral

The ceremony was broadcast live on New Zealand television.

# auckland - Saturday 5 September, 2015

From The42 Waikato scored a ridiculously good coast-to-coast try against Auckland This Is Rugby

Waikato scored a ridiculously good coast-to-coast try against Auckland

Anton Lienert-Brown got three touches in a remarkable passage of attacking play.

# auckland - Friday 14 August, 2015

Superman is real and is making try-saving tackles in New Zealand

An absolutely sensational piece of last-ditch defending.

# auckland - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From The42 Pat Lam's Connacht have signed a Kiwi back row ahead of next season Transfer

Pat Lam's Connacht have signed a Kiwi back row ahead of next season

Openside flanker Nepia Fox-Matamua will join the province on a two-year deal.

# auckland - Wednesday 8 October, 2014

From The42 Offload king Sonny Bill Williams made his union comeback this morning Sbw

Offload king Sonny Bill Williams made his union comeback this morning

The 29-year-old replaced Connacht-bound Bundee Aki in the second half of Counties Manukau’s ITM Cup clash.

# auckland - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

New Zealand man killed in shark attack

A 47-year-old man has been killed in the first confirmed shark attack in New Zealand in more than 35 years.

# auckland - Saturday 27 October, 2012

From The42 More good news, Mr. Penney: Canterbury win fifth consecutive title in New Zealand Dominant This post contains videos

More good news, Mr. Penney: Canterbury win fifth consecutive title in New Zealand

The south islanders hit Auckland for 31 points in today’s national final.

# auckland - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

From The42 Mike Tyson refused visa to New Zealand due to prior rape conviction Denied This post contains videos

Mike Tyson refused visa to New Zealand due to prior rape conviction

Kiwi Prime Minister John Keys says he has ‘something deeply personal against people who rape other people’.

# auckland - Monday 17 September, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: It's been a year since Ireland beat Australia Nostalgia This post contains videos

VIDEO: It's been a year since Ireland beat Australia

Those 366 days have flown by.

# auckland - Monday 20 August, 2012

From The42 Pocock set for knee surgery, misses All-Blacks rematch Setback

Pocock set for knee surgery, misses All-Blacks rematch

The Australian captain is out for Saturday’s clash in Auckland, rugby officials confirmed today.

# auckland - Sunday 29 July, 2012

From The42 Graham Henry kicks hornet's nest with match fixing suggestions over France defeat Cry Wolf

Graham Henry kicks hornet's nest with match fixing suggestions over France defeat

The World Cup-winning coach said he felt physically ill after his All Blacks team were defeated by the French in the 2007 quarter-final.

# auckland - Wednesday 20 June, 2012

From The42 Ronan O'Gara: 'I would have only been too happy to have a crack off that late penalty' Last Call

Ronan O'Gara: 'I would have only been too happy to have a crack off that late penalty' Exclusive

We caught up for a one-on-one chat with the Munster out-half ahead of his final Test match ever in New Zealand.

# auckland - Tuesday 12 June, 2012

From The42 Sean O'Brien: Cut down our errors and we can push the All Blacks hard Stung

Sean O'Brien: Cut down our errors and we can push the All Blacks hard

The Leinster man is ready for the season’s final thrusts while the slow recoveries of Cian Healy and Mike Ross may lead to a front row shake-up.

# auckland - Sunday 10 June, 2012

From The42 Opinion: Judge Kidney on innovation, not result Under Pressure

Opinion: Judge Kidney on innovation, not result

The Irish coach is experimenting against an unbeatable side, we should applaud him for that, writes Sean Farrell.

# auckland - Friday 8 June, 2012

From The42 Summer Tour Diary: Tweets from Amy and McFadden orders an ‘Irish coffee’ Biggest Fan

Summer Tour Diary: Tweets from Amy and McFadden orders an ‘Irish coffee’

Brian O’Driscoll’s wife is cheering him on from afar, the Irish players miss Maxwell House and Kiwis remind us again that we have never beaten them.

# auckland - Thursday 7 June, 2012

From The42 Summer Tour Diary: 'Our time is now' says O'Driscoll as Kidney shocks us all Deadpan Hero This post contains videos

Summer Tour Diary: 'Our time is now' says O'Driscoll as Kidney shocks us all

Bold team selections excite the travelling media corp and a slovenly funnyman piques the Irish captain.

From The42 Sweeping changes in Irish team to face All Blacks Down Under

Sweeping changes in Irish team to face All Blacks

Declan Kidney has thrown convention to the wind as he shakes up the Ireland backline and hands out two new caps.

# auckland - Wednesday 6 June, 2012

From The42 Summer Tour Diary: Ma'a Nonu's Irish impersonation - "Tanks a million!" GAA Blacks

Summer Tour Diary: Ma'a Nonu's Irish impersonation - "Tanks a million!"

What do you do when you have just won a World Cup? Ma’a went to Japan while Sonny Bill won a heavyweight boxing championship.

From The42 Ireland's Call: Put your question to Declan Kidney and Brian O'Driscoll in New Zealand Ask The Experts

Ireland's Call: Put your question to Declan Kidney and Brian O'Driscoll in New Zealand

We are giving you the opportunity to put your best comment forward to the Irish rugby team days before they face the All Blacks.

# auckland - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

From The42 Summer Tour Diary: All Blacks talk up O’Driscoll, Kearney and not much else Tour

Summer Tour Diary: All Blacks talk up O’Driscoll, Kearney and not much else

Eoin Reddan is amazed by Tiger Woods’ winning charge and Simon Zebo sticks out ‘like a sore thumb’.

# auckland - Monday 4 June, 2012

From The42 Mike Ross an injury doubt for Ireland's First Test against All Blacks Banana Skin

Mike Ross an injury doubt for Ireland's First Test against All Blacks

The tighthead prop’s injured hamstring may prevent him from lining up against New Zealand on Saturday.

# auckland - Monday 23 April, 2012

From The42 WATCH: Isa Nacewa explains what makes Joe Schmidt a great coach Insight This post contains videos

WATCH: Isa Nacewa explains what makes Joe Schmidt a great coach

The back says “everyone was scared” of the Leinster coach when he first arrived at the province.

# auckland - Friday 20 April, 2012

From The42 Rise and shine: Kick-off times confirmed for Ireland tour to New Zealand Early Risers

Rise and shine: Kick-off times confirmed for Ireland tour to New Zealand

No graveyard shifts for Irish fans this June as Brian O’Driscoll and company do battle with the world champion All Blacks.

# auckland - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

From The42 Reasons to be fearful: Dan the Man returns for Canterbury Crusaders Comeback Kid

Reasons to be fearful: Dan the Man returns for Canterbury Crusaders

New Zealand see our Brian O’Driscoll and raise us a Dan Carter.

# auckland - Saturday 17 March, 2012

In pics: How you spent St Patrick's Day from Auckland to Dingle St Patrick's Day This post contains images

In pics: How you spent St Patrick's Day from Auckland to Dingle

We asked you what you did for Patrick’s Day – and here’s what you told us.

# auckland - Saturday 26 November, 2011

New Zealand's PM retains power as anti-immigration party boosts support

Voters also rejected proposed changes to New Zealand’s voting system with is partly proportional.

# auckland - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Watch: Pilot escapes death in dramatic New Zealand helicopter crash Christmas Tree Crash This post contains videos

Watch: Pilot escapes death in dramatic New Zealand helicopter crash

Greg Gribble had a lucky escape as he attempted to install a seven-storey Christmas tree on Auckland’s waterfront.

# auckland - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

From The42 You again? Ireland confirm New Zealand tour dates Back In Black

You again? Ireland confirm New Zealand tour dates

Ireland will face the newly-crowned world champions at the stadium the All Blacks won the title, Eden Park in the first Test.

# auckland - Monday 24 October, 2011

From The42 In pictures: Thousands turn out to celebrate the All Blacks' World Cup win Champione This post contains images

In pictures: Thousands turn out to celebrate the All Blacks' World Cup win

It’s been a long time coming, but now it’s here.

# auckland - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

From The42 Plus ca change... Lievremont names same French side for World Cup decider As You Were

Plus ca change... Lievremont names same French side for World Cup decider

France coach trusts the men who got him to the tournament decider as Les Bleus attempt to shock the All Blacks.

# auckland - Sunday 9 October, 2011

From The42 As it happened: New Zealand v Argentina Liveblog

As it happened: New Zealand v Argentina

New Zealand didn’t exactly have it all their own way against Felipe Contepomi and Los Pumas this morning. Read the minute-by-minute report here.

# auckland - Monday 26 September, 2011

From The42 Simon Hick's View from the Frontline: the greening of New Zealand On Tour

Simon Hick's View from the Frontline: the greening of New Zealand

The Aviva crowds, with the odd exception, have had an ‘entertain me’ feel to them. This group in New Zealand, though, come to do the entertaining.

# auckland - Sunday 25 September, 2011

From The42 All Blacks great Lomu 'stable' in hospital Treatment

All Blacks great Lomu 'stable' in hospital

Former wing shifted to Auckland hospital with problems related to his kidney transplant, reportedly.

# auckland - Monday 19 September, 2011

From The42 The Happy Camper: It’s time to move on from Eden Park On The Road (again)

The Happy Camper: It’s time to move on from Eden Park

Sean and company head south to the thermal spas of Taupo in their newly-christened campervan.

# auckland - Sunday 18 September, 2011

From The42 View from the Frontline: Simon Hick’s World Cup dispatches, Part 2 RWC2011

View from the Frontline: Simon Hick’s World Cup dispatches, Part 2

“The truth is the thousands that have made their way here don’t fit with our current negative image of ourselves – the snivelling trembling wretches of the recession are still at home jangling copper coins in their pockets.”

# auckland - Saturday 17 September, 2011

From The42 Match report: Relentless Ireland reignite the dream Report

Match report: Relentless Ireland reignite the dream

Simon Hick reports from Eden Park as Ireland beat Australia to blow Pool C – and the Rugby World Cup – wide open.

From The42 In photos: Ireland vs. Australia Memories This post contains images

In photos: Ireland vs. Australia

Have a flick through the best images from Ireland’s historic victory over Australia in Auckland.

# auckland - Thursday 15 September, 2011

From The42 Slideshow: Irish rugby squad take a walk around Auckland Downtime This post contains images

Slideshow: Irish rugby squad take a walk around Auckland

No bungee jumping here – Ireland’s rugby stars found far more relaxing ways to kill the time between training sessions, as they took to the streets of Auckland.