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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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.

New Zealand Warriors

Original logo for the Auckland Warriors
Ben Matulino and Evarn Tuimavave in Round 16 of the 2008 NRL season
The Club Championship (left) and the Toyota Cup (right), both won in 2010
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The New Zealand Warriors are a professional rugby league football club based in Auckland, New Zealand that competes in the National Rugby League (NRL) premiership and is the League's only team from outside Australia.

Lower Northland Peninsula

Ngāti Whātua

Māori iwi of the lower Northland Peninsula of New Zealand's North Island.

Māori iwi of the lower Northland Peninsula of New Zealand's North Island.

Lower Northland Peninsula

It broadcasts on in Auckland, and features a combination of urban contemporary music and traditional storytelling.

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).

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.

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.

Takapuna

Takapuna from the water
Takapuna beach
The Sentinel under construction.

Takapuna is a suburb located on the North Shore of Auckland, New Zealand.

Aotea Square hosting an art installation, 2010

Aotea Square

Aotea Square hosting an art installation, 2010
Square and Town Hall in 1990
Aotea Square at night after the refurbishment in 2010
Aotea Square in 2011 during the Occupy movement
The Waharoa gate combines Māori elements with strong Polynesian influences and forms a symbolic entrance to the square (pictured in 2007)

Aotea Square is a large paved public area in the CBD of Auckland, New Zealand.

Auckland Botanic Gardens entrance

Manurewa

Major suburb in South Auckland, New Zealand.

Major suburb in South Auckland, New Zealand.

Auckland Botanic Gardens entrance

Manurewa had a local government just like other suburbs of Auckland at that time.

Māori King Movement

Movement that arose among some of the Māori tribes of New Zealand in the central North Island in the 1850s, to establish a role similar in status to that of the monarch of the British colonists, as a way of halting the alienation of Māori land.

Movement that arose among some of the Māori tribes of New Zealand in the central North Island in the 1850s, to establish a role similar in status to that of the monarch of the British colonists, as a way of halting the alienation of Māori land.

The flag hoisted at Ngāruawāhia on the proclamation of Pōtatau Te Wherowhero as Māori King, drawn in 1863
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The first Māori King, Pōtatau Te Wherowhero
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Tāwhiao, the second Māori King (1860–1894)
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Mahuta Tāwhiao, third Māori king, who was crowned in 1894.
Koroki Mahuta, fifth Māori king, who was crowned in 1933.

On 9 July 1863 Grey issued an ultimatum that all Māori living between Auckland and the Waikato take an oath of allegiance to Queen Victoria or be expelled south of the Waikato River.