A report on 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

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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.

Takapuna

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Takapuna from the water
Takapuna beach
The Sentinel under construction.

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

Mahurangi Harbour

Warkworth, New Zealand

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Town on the Northland Peninsula in the upper North Island of New Zealand.

Town on the Northland Peninsula in the upper North Island of New Zealand.

Mahurangi Harbour
Tawharanui Regional Park
Wilson Portland Cement Works

It is located on State Highway 1, 64 km north of Auckland and 98 km south of Whangarei, and is at the head of Mahurangi Harbour.

Māori performing a haka (2012)

Māori people

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The Māori are the indigenous Polynesian people of mainland New Zealand (Aotearoa).

The Māori are the indigenous Polynesian people of mainland New Zealand (Aotearoa).

Māori performing a haka (2012)
Māori performing a haka (2012)
The Māori settlement of New Zealand represents an end-point of a long chain of island-hopping voyages in the South Pacific.
Early Archaic period objects from the Wairau Bar archaeological site, on display at the Canterbury Museum in Christchurch
Model of a pā (hillfort) built on a headland. Pā proliferated as competition and warfare increased among a growing population.
The first European impression of Māori, at Murderers' Bay in Abel Tasman's travel journal (1642)
Depiction of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840, bringing New Zealand and the Māori into the British Empire
Members of the 28th (Māori) Battalion performing a haka, Egypt (July 1941)
Whina Cooper leading the Māori Land March in 1975, seeking redress for historical grievances
Wharenui (meeting house) at Ōhinemutu village, Rotorua (tekoteko on the top)
A Māori chief with tattoos (moko) seen by James Cook and his crew. Hand-colored engraving by Thomas Chambers after original 1769 drawing by Sydney Parkinson
Māori woman with a representation of the Waikato Ancestress "Te Iringa"
A young man performing in a kapa haka group at a Rotorua tourist venue
A haka performed by the national rugby union team before a game
Māori whānau from Rotorua in the 1880s.
Whenuakura Marae in Taranaki.
Protest hikoi during the foreshore and seabed controversy in 2004
New Zealand endorsed the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples in April 2010.
The opening of the Māori Parliament at Pāpāwai, Greytown in 1897, with Richard Seddon in attendance
Tino Rangatiratanga flag 1990
Witi Ihimaera
Taika Waititi
Temuera Morrison
Keisha Castle-Hughes
Māori in New Zealand in 2018
Speakers of Māori according to the 2013 census 
Less than 5%
More than 5%
More than 10%
More than 20%
More than 30%
More than 40%
More than 50%

In Auckland is Te Pou 'a kaupapa Māori performing arts venue' a place that develops and partners with Māori theatre makers.

Mary Ama and the Pacifica Mamas celebrating the Matairangi Mahi Toi arts residency at Government House

Pasifika New Zealanders

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Pasifika New Zealanders are a pan-ethnic group of New Zealanders associated with, and descended from, the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Islands outside of New Zealand itself (also known as Pacific Islanders).

Pasifika New Zealanders are a pan-ethnic group of New Zealanders associated with, and descended from, the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Islands outside of New Zealand itself (also known as Pacific Islanders).

Mary Ama and the Pacifica Mamas celebrating the Matairangi Mahi Toi arts residency at Government House
Pacific Peoples population distribution at the 2013 census
Pacific peoples in 2018
Samoan-born Aupito William Sio is the longest current serving Pasifika MP, first entering parliament in 2008
Tokaikolo Tongan Church in Māngere Bridge, New Zealand
Maota Samoa / Samoa House, former consulate and current library and event space on Karangahape Road, Auckland
FAFSWAG, a Māori and Pasifika queer arts collective
Member of the Pacific Underground performing arts collective (1994)
Dancers at the Cook Islands stage at the Pasifika Festival in Auckland (2010)
Hip-hop musician Che Fu won the Single of the Year and Best Male Vocalist awards at the 1997 Aotearoa Music Awards, for the single "Chains".<ref>{{cite web|title=NZ Music Awards 1997|url=http://www.rianz.org.nz/awards2008/history1997.asp|work=Archive|publisher=RIANZ|accessdate=27 September 2012|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20120305094744/http://www.rianz.org.nz/awards2008/history1997.asp|archive-date=2012-03-05|url-status=dead}}</ref>

There are over 380,000 Pasifika people in New Zealand, with the majority living in Auckland.

Hunua Ranges

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The Hunua Ranges is a mountain range and regional park to the southeast of Auckland city, in the Auckland and Waikato regions of New Zealand's North Island.

Waiuku from the air

Waiuku

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Rural town in the Auckland Region in the North Island of New Zealand.

Rural town in the Auckland Region in the North Island of New Zealand.

Waiuku from the air

It is 40 kilometres southwest of Auckland city centre, and 12 kilometres north of the mouth of the Waikato River.

Huapai

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Huapai is a locality north-west of Auckland, New Zealand.

Hibiscus flower

Hibiscus Coast

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Populated area on a stretch of the Hauraki Gulf coast in New Zealand's Auckland Region.

Populated area on a stretch of the Hauraki Gulf coast in New Zealand's Auckland Region.

Hibiscus flower

It has a population of making it the 11th most populous urban area in New Zealand, and the second most populous in the Auckland Region, behind Auckland itself.

George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland

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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, was named after him.