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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Epsom, New Zealand

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Campbell Memorial Fountain and Statue

Epsom is a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand.

The thin land bridge link between Rangitoto Island (left) and Motutapu Island is visible here from the air

Rangitoto Island

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The thin land bridge link between Rangitoto Island (left) and Motutapu Island is visible here from the air
The opening to a lava tube at Rangitoto, partially obstructed by tree growth
Pterostylis growing on Rangitoto
Lava field with path and encroaching vegetation
Bracken fern, Pteridium esculentum, Rangitoto Island
View of Rangitoto Island from Cheltenham Beach, Devonport, c. 1908
Viewed from Mount Victoria. The island is in close proximity to the Auckland shore.

Rangitoto Island is a volcanic island in the Hauraki Gulf near Auckland, New Zealand.

Orewa

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Shops in Orewa town centre
Ōrewa Beach
Ōrewa River
Orewa Market
Alice Eaves Scenic Reserve

Orewa is a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city.

New Zealand Warriors

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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.

Newton, New Zealand

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Townhouses (such as this gated community) and apartment blocks have replaced a big part of the older fabric of the eastern part of the suburb.
Stamp for early Pigeon-Gram service

Newton is a small suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, under the local governance of the Auckland Council.

Location of Piha

Piha

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Coastal settlement in West Auckland, on the western coast of the Auckland Region in New Zealand.

Coastal settlement in West Auckland, on the western coast of the Auckland Region in New Zealand.

Location of Piha
Timber settlement at Piha circa 1916
Looking north over South Piha beach to Lion Rock. North Piha beach is visible beyond.
Kitekite Falls
A surfer leaving the water
The view from Lion Rock.
Breaking wave, North Piha
Piha and Lion Rock from the access road above
Piha after Sunset
North to Lion rock and Te Waha Point
'The Last Ride'
'Ridges of Intrigue'
Toetoe plumes and Lion Rock
Aerial view of Piha Beach and Lion Rock

Piha is 39 kilometres west of Auckland city centre, on the Tasman Sea coast to the north of the Manukau Harbour, on the western edge of the Waitākere Ranges.

Parakai

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Parakai is a town in the North Island of New Zealand, sited 43 kilometres (27 miles) northwest of Auckland, close to the southern extremity of the Kaipara Harbour.

Long Bay, New Zealand

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Residential and commercial development underway in 2017

Long Bay is one of the northernmost suburbs of the North Shore, part of the contiguous Auckland metropolitan area located in New Zealand.

Beachlands, New Zealand

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View from Beachlands overlooking Motukaraka Island and the Hauraki Gulf
Cliffside on the bay near Beachlands

Beachlands is an outer suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, established in the 1920s, where development increased in the 1950s due to its popularity as a beach holiday destination.

Māori King Movement

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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.