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All hail the Basin and Mac the Magnificent

Mar 28, 2013: From the old-school charms of Wellington's ground to the big-city vibe of Auckland

Andrew McGlashan

New Zealand v England, 3rd Test, Auckland

Drop-in pitch centre of attention

Mar 21, 2013: On Friday Eden Park hosts the deciding Test, the first five-day match here since 2006, with much focus on the drop-in pitch which was lowered into place

Andrew McGlashan in Auckland

England in New Zealand 2012-13

Test cricket returns to Auckland

Jun 21, 2012: Auckland's Eden Park will host its first Test in seven years when England play there during their three-Test series next season

ESPNcricinfo staff

New Zealand news

Auckland lobbying for Tests at Eden Park

Jun 1, 2011: Auckland Cricket is lobbying hard for Test cricket to return to Eden Park after having not had a Test match there since 2006

ESPNcricinfo staff

New Zealand cricket

Debt-ridden Eden Park's future in doubt

Nov 11, 2006: The future of a debt-ridden Eden Park as a cricket venue remains in doubt with the announcement that the venue's trustees have planned a $6 million upgrade for the 2011 Rugby World Cup

ESPNcricinfo staff

New Zealand's plans for co-hosting 2015 World Cup

Uncertainty over Eden Park redevelopment

Oct 22, 2006: Martin Snedden, head of New Zealand Cricket, is unsure about the status of Eden Park as a venue for the World Cup 2015, which New Zealand is meant to co-host with Australia.

ESPNcricinfo staff

Stadium to undergo Rugby World Cup facelift

Auckland Cricket to quit Eden Park after 103 years

Sep 18, 2006: Renovation work at Auckland's Eden Park has meant that Auckland Cricket will have to shift from its home base for the first time in 103 years

ESPNcricinfo staff

Beige Brigade Annual Awards 2005-06

A less than reverent accolade

Mar 30, 2006: The Beige Brigade, New Zealand's official unofficial supporters group, have revealed their own less serious annual gongs

ESPNcricinfo staff

New Zealand v West Indies, 5th ODI, Auckland

West Indies sneak thrilling win

Mar 4, 2006: West Indies restricted New Zealand to only 233 and sneaked a thrilling win in the final ODI at Eden Park in Auckland

The Bulletin by Anand Vasu

Eden Park - Grand Old Lady of NZ sport gets makeover

Feb 28, 2003: Ground staff lay down new turf at Eden Park The sports ground that saw Walter Hammond score a world-record 336 not out for England against New Zealand, which was the ground on which Shane Warne took his Australian record 356th

Lynn McConnell

England need steely resolve in Auckland Test

Mar 26, 2002: Though he won't allow himself to dwell on it, Nasser Hussain should be particularly proud of his England team after their performance in Wellington

Sean Beynon

Eden Park - the generous cricketing Big Brother

Jul 18, 2001: Eden Park will have a new cricket scoreboard for the England tour matches next summer -- and North Harbour may also have a second-hand bargain

Don Cameron

Rugby shows no sign of letting up in season encroachment

Jul 6, 2001: Cricket administrators may be worried that the major rugby season in New Zealand is now stretching from late February to early November -- perhaps squeezing cricket out of its traditional share of grounds that cater for the two sports

Don Cameron

Rugby comes to cricket's aid for a change

May 23, 2001: WestpacTrust Park in Hamilton will become an even brighter jewel in the New Zealand cricket crown next summer, thanks to the needs of the Waikato rugby team

Don Cameron

Auckland still searches for quality grounds

Apr 18, 2001: The laying of a first-class pitch block at the North Harbour stadium represents another step in Auckland's search for top-quality domestic and international pitches

Don Cameron

New turf system in Auckland within 18 months

Aug 18, 2000: Melbourne's Colonial Stadium has set the trend for pitch developments at Eden Park

Lynn McConnell
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