Print of a painting of Auckland port, 1857
Mangere International Airport in 1965
Queen Street (c.1889); painting by Jacques Carabain. Most of the buildings depicted were demolished during rampant modernisation in the 1970s.
Aerial view (2017)
Looking east over the area that became Wynyard Quarter with the Auckland CBD in the middle distance, c. 1950s.
International Terminal
The urbanised extent of Auckland (red),
International Terminal check-in hall underneath the departures level.
Satellite view of the Auckland isthmus and Waitematā Harbour
The Air New Zealand domestic check in hall at Auckland Airport in June 2012
A view over Chelsea Sugar Refinery's lower dam towards Auckland Harbour Bridge and the CBD
AKL international terminal
The volcanic Rangitoto Island in the Hauraki Gulf, with the remnant of Takaroro / Mount Cambria in the foreground (yellow, grassy reserve) . Viewed from Takarunga / Mount Victoria over Devonport.
New international departure atrium at Auckland Airport in 2010
Asians are Auckland's fastest growing ethnic group. Here, lion dancers perform at the Auckland Lantern Festival.
St Matthew-in-the-City, a historic Anglican church in the Auckland CBD
Projection of the Auckland Region's population growth to 2031
Pedestrians on Vulcan Lane in the CBD
The modern section of the Auckland Art Gallery, completed in 2011
Albert Park in central Auckland
View from the top of Maungawhau / Mount Eden
Landmark House
The twin towers of the National Bank Centre are among the tallest buildings in Auckland
Terraced housing built in 1897 as residential buildings and associated place houses for John Endean
Auckland Town Hall entrance on Queen Street
Old Government House, former residence of the Governor
The University of Auckland clock tower building is a 'Category I' historic place, completed in 1926
Railway lines serve the western, southern and eastern parts of the city from the Britomart Transport Centre.
Aerial view of the Auckland Harbour Bridge
The Auckland CBD skyline and Harbour Bridge at sunset.
The International Terminal at Auckland International Airport
Otahuhu Power Station's 404MW combined cycle turbine, also known as Otahuhu B

The airport is located near Mangere, a residential suburb, and Airport Oaks, a service hub suburb 21 km south of the Auckland city centre.

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The city is served by Auckland Airport, which handles around 2 million international passengers a month.

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Manukau City

Manukau City was a territorial authority district in Auckland, New Zealand, that was governed by the Manukau City Council.

Auckland Airport is located in Mangere, in the west of Manukau, close to the waters of the Manukau Harbour.

View of the motorway section of the Māngere Bridge and the Old Māngere Bridge, during its replacement (November 2020)

Māngere Bridge (bridges)

View of the motorway section of the Māngere Bridge and the Old Māngere Bridge, during its replacement (November 2020)
The pre-duplication bridge as seen from the west and north (Onehunga). The new bridge is on the opposite side.
Original wooden bridge circa 1900
The Old Māngere Bridge, supported by a temporary bailey bridge, circa 1980
View of the replacement bridge during construction in 2022
The new bridge being constructed on the eastern side of the existing bridge.

Māngere Bridge, officially also called the Manukau Harbour Crossing, is a dual motorway bridge over the Manukau Harbour in south-western Auckland, New Zealand, crossing between the suburb also known as Māngere Bridge (southern side) and the suburb of Onehunga (northern side).

In 1966, the bridge began to experience much higher traffic volumes after the opening of the new Auckland International Airport at Māngere.

Britomart Transport Centre

General Post Office building in 1911, with the entrance to the Queen Street railway station to the right
The underground train terminus prior to electrification
2000s plan for City Rail Link. Newton Station was later dropped in favour of an upgraded interchange with new platforms and a grade separated junction at the existing Mount Eden station, at the southern end of the City Rail Link.
Pre-2016 view southward up Queen Street. Britomart is at left, pedestrian canopy at right, QEII Square and Downtown Shopping Centre out of picture at right
Diesel-powered ADL class train at Britomart's Platform 4 in 2006.
An AM class EMU arriving at Britomart in 2014.
The temporary Britomart station while the CRL is being built
Underground station looking east.
One of the futuristic dome-shaped skylights connecting to the public square above, which are intended to represent Auckland's volcanic heritage.

Britomart Transport Centre, also known as Britomart railway station, and soon to be officially known as Waitematā railway station, is the public transport hub in the central business district of Auckland, New Zealand, and the northern terminus of the North Island Main Trunk railway line.

It is the terminus for many bus routes, including the SkyBus services to and from Auckland Airport and the Northern Express NX1 route along the Northern Busway to and from Albany and the Hibiscus Coast.

Aerial view of the interchange between SH 20 (diagonal from bottom left to upper right) and SH 20A towards the airport (towards bottom right).

State Highway 20 (New Zealand)

New Zealand state highway linking at Manukau with in Point Chevalier, via Māngere and Onehunga.

New Zealand state highway linking at Manukau with in Point Chevalier, via Māngere and Onehunga.

Aerial view of the interchange between SH 20 (diagonal from bottom left to upper right) and SH 20A towards the airport (towards bottom right).
State Highway 20 as seen from Māngere Bridge, looking north.

Along with its spurs, State Highway 20A and 20B, the state highway serves Auckland Airport, the country's largest, therefore making SH 20 a key arterial route connecting the airport to the wider Auckland region and most of the upper North Island.

The Northern Busway (right) adjacent to the Northern Motorway near Tristram Avenue

Northern Busway, Auckland

The Northern Busway (right) adjacent to the Northern Motorway near Tristram Avenue
Passengers boarding an Maxx-branded Northern Express service operated by Ritchies Transport in 2008
Smales Farm Station, shortly before the busway opening
Entrance to Constellation busway station
Smales Farm bus station from north in 2019
Akoranga – the footbridge leads to the western side of the motorway and AUT campus
Sunnynook, the smallest of the six stations.

The Northern Busway is a segregated busway that runs along the eastern side of the Northern Motorway, part of State Highway 1, in the north of Auckland, New Zealand, linking the North Shore with the northern end of the Auckland Harbour Bridge.

Its use is limited to Auckland Transport approved buses, emergency and maintenance vehicles, and the SkyBus North Harbour services that run between Albany and Auckland Airport.