Auckland

Print of a painting of Auckland port, 1857
Queen Street (c.1889); painting by Jacques Carabain. Most of the buildings depicted were demolished during rampant modernisation in the 1970s.
Looking east over the area that became Wynyard Quarter with the Auckland CBD in the middle distance, c. 1950s.
The urbanised extent of Auckland (red),
Satellite view of the Auckland isthmus and Waitematā Harbour
A view over Chelsea Sugar Refinery's lower dam towards Auckland Harbour Bridge and the CBD
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.
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

Large metropolitan city in the North Island of New Zealand.

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Lithograph portrait of Apihai Te Kawau by Joseph Jenner Merrett, 1842

Apihai Te Kawau

Lithograph portrait of Apihai Te Kawau by Joseph Jenner Merrett, 1842
Hand-tinted lithograph of Apihai Te Kawau (seated) and his nephew Rēweti Tamahiki at Ōrākai, by George French Angas, 1847

Apihai Te Kawau (died November 1869) was a paramount chief of the Ngāti Whātua Māori iwi (tribe) of Auckland (Tāmaki Makaurau), New Zealand in the 19th century.

Musket Wars

Intertribal arms race in order to gain territory or seek revenge for past defeats.

Intertribal arms race in order to gain territory or seek revenge for past defeats.

In the following years he launched equally successful raids on iwi in Auckland, Thames, Waikato and Lake Rotorua, taking large numbers of his enemies as slaves, who were put to work cultivating and dressing flax to trade with Europeans for more muskets.

George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland

English Whig politician and colonial administrator.

English Whig politician and colonial administrator.

The province of Auckland which includes the present regions of Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Gisborne along with the city of Auckland, in New Zealand, were named after him.

"First Lessons in the Maori Language", 1862, by W. L. Williams, third Bishop of Waiapu

Hapū

In Māori and New Zealand English, a hapū ("subtribe", or "clan" ) functions as "the basic political unit within Māori society".

In Māori and New Zealand English, a hapū ("subtribe", or "clan" ) functions as "the basic political unit within Māori society".

"First Lessons in the Maori Language", 1862, by W. L. Williams, third Bishop of Waiapu

Richmond said that hapū or small groups sold all the land sold north of Auckland, some in Hawke's Bay, in the Wairarapa valley, in the Waikato at Raglan, and in sales by Te Āti Awa in Wellington and Taranaki.

Okiato

Small town in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand, 7 km south of present-day Russell.

Small town in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand, 7 km south of present-day Russell.

Car ferry between Opua and Okiato (with Opua in the distance)
Plan of Russell (Okiato)

It was founded in 1840 and served as New Zealand's first national capital until 1841, when the seat of government was moved to Auckland.

Onehunga

1859 map of Onehunga and nearby volcanoes
Photo of Onehunga before urbanisation
The current (2009) foreshore, dominated by man-made breakwaters and thus relatively inhospitable
Onehunga Mall, the main street of the Onehunga town centre
The former post office

Onehunga is a suburb of Auckland in New Zealand and the location of the Port of Onehunga, the city's small port on the Manukau Harbour.

Howick, New Zealand

An 1888 German map of Auckland showing Howick on the right edge.
Main Picton Street, with Stockade Hill in the distance.
Howick Historical Village.
Howick Beach.
All Saints Church, Howick, New Zealand. The first parish church in Auckland.

Howick is an eastern suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, forming part of what is sometimes called East Auckland.

These days, long parts of Great South Road's length are urban or suburban

Great South Road, New Zealand

These days, long parts of Great South Road's length are urban or suburban

The Great South Road was the northern section of the earliest highway between Auckland and Wellington, in the North Island of New Zealand.

North Shore, New Zealand

View over the Waitematā Harbour towards Birkenhead, connected by the Auckland Harbour Bridge
The Sentinel is a luxery residential skyscraper in Takapuna

The North Shore is part of the large urban area of Auckland, New Zealand, located to the north of the Waitematā Harbour.

Manukau City

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