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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Riverhead seen from a glider at 1201ft.

Riverhead, New Zealand

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Riverhead seen from a glider at 1201ft.
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View over Rangipotuni Creek from the Riverhead Tavern

Riverhead is a small, historically predominantly working-class town located at the head of the Waitematā Harbour in the north-west of Auckland, New Zealand.

The gallery building, showing the clock tower

Auckland Art Gallery

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The gallery building, showing the clock tower
In Time of Peril, by Lord Leighton, 1897
John Gibb, Low tide, Governor's Bay, 1883
With the extension added in the 1970s, seen from a nearby parking building
After the demolition of the 1970s extension, in 2009
The extension completed in 2011

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is the principal public gallery in Auckland, New Zealand.

Aerial overview of Maraetai beach, showing township and pier

Maraetai

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Aerial overview of Maraetai beach, showing township and pier
Rainbow after sun breaks through a heavy shower at Maraetai Beach.

Maraetai is a town in the former Manukau City and the easternmost suburb of greater Auckland in New Zealand.

Auckland's iconic Sky Tower at night, the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere and a cultural landmark.

Culture of Auckland

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Auckland's iconic Sky Tower at night, the tallest structure in the Southern Hemisphere and a cultural landmark.

The culture of Auckland encompasses the city's artistic, culinary, literary, musical, political and social elements, and is well-known throughout the world.

Kohimarama

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Looking west over the Eastern Beaches, Kohimarama in the middle distance. The three beaches are: in the foreground St Heliers, then Kohimarama, lastly Mission Bay.
Kohimarama
Kohimarama beach and Tamaki Drive
Sunrise on 1 May 2009
Kohimarama

Kohimarama is a coastal residential Auckland suburb, located to the east of the city.

Western Springs Stadium

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Guns N Roses at Western Springs Stadium

Western Springs Stadium is a stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

Waikato River

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Longest river in New Zealand, running for 425 km through the North Island.

Longest river in New Zealand, running for 425 km through the North Island.

The Waikato River draining into Huka Falls in Taupō
Port Waikato, the estuary of the River
The Ohakuri Dam midway between Taupō, Rotorua and Hamilton
The Huntly Power Station is cooled by the Waikato River
A boat on Lake Karapiro
Cynthia Dew heading downstream, Waikato Hospital in background
The cycleway was extended to link up with Hamilton's riverside path in 2014. The 2001 Horotiu bridge replaced one built in 1924.
A tributary stream in the Waitomo District showing agriculture-induced erosion

It empties into the Tasman Sea south of Auckland, at Port Waikato.

Location of Whangaparaoa Peninsula

Whangaparaoa Peninsula

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Location of Whangaparaoa Peninsula
In recent decades, the peninsula has been heavily suburbanised.
View of Stanmore Bay
Tindalls Beach in late winter
View of Arkles Bay

The Whangaparaoa Peninsula is a suburban area about 25 km north of Auckland, New Zealand.

Pōkeno

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1900–1930 St Mary's Church, Pokeno Valley School and two general views
Bluff Stockade at Havelock's Bluff about 1863
Pōkeno War Memorial
Pokeno Valley School in the early 20th century

Pōkeno is a small town in the Waikato District of the Waikato region in New Zealand, 53 km southeast of Auckland, 9 km from Tuakau and 5 km from Mercer.

SH1 Ngauranga Gorge, 1912

State Highway 1 (New Zealand)

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Longest and most significant road in the New Zealand road network, running the length of both main islands.

Longest and most significant road in the New Zealand road network, running the length of both main islands.

SH1 Ngauranga Gorge, 1912
SH 1 near Cape Reinga. Sealing of this section was completed in April 2010.
SH 1 as the Auckland Northern Motorway, looking north from Forrest Hill, North Shore.
SH 1 crossing the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
SH 1 through the Central Motorway Junction ("Spaghetti Junction").
SH 1, as the Southern Motorway, in Otahuhu, Auckland
Travelling north on SH 1 through the Rangipo Desert. This section is known as the Desert Road, and is frequently closed by snow in winter.
SH 1 as the Wellington Urban Motorway, running beside Wellington Harbour.
SH 1 passing through the North Canterbury town of Cheviot
Upgrading of SH1 to four lanes in Harewood, Christchurch and grade-separating at Memorial Avenue is under construction
Dunedin-Waitati Hwy looking north from near the Pigeon Flat Overbridge. Blueskin Bay is visible in the background
In Dunedin, the highway forms a pair multi-lane one-way streets. Cumberland Street, 1 km south of the city centre.
SH 1 in the Otago town of Waihola.
Signpost at Stirling Point, Bluff.

At Orewa, the motorway becomes toll-free, crossing farmland to the North Shore of Auckland.