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  New Zealand's leading University - The University of Auckland
The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s leading university.
Auckland UniServices Limited manages all of the University's commercial research activity.
The University of Auckland is New Zealand's leading research university.
www.auckland.ac.nz   (308 words)

 Auckland City Council - Home
Aucklanders visiting the city centre in the weeks leading up to Christmas will be able to enjoy new decorations and festive entertainment.
The Christmas in the City plans are jointly presented by Auckland City Council and Heart of the City.
Auckland Zoo has welcomed its second giraffe calf in less than four months.
www.aucklandcity.govt.nz   (162 words)

 Introduction - The University of Auckland
The University of Auckland is New Zealand's pre-eminent research-led University.
Nearly 4,000 international students from 80 countries choose to study at Auckland, their different perspectives and cultures enriching the entire University community.
Auckland UniServices protects and commercialises all technology and new knowledge developed by academic staff.
www.auckland.ac.nz /cir_visitors/index.cfm?action=display_page&page_title=auckland   (557 words)

 Auckland Symphony Orchestra
The Auckland Symphony believes "Music should be fun and enjoyed by players and audiences alike." It clearly demonstrated that philosophy at its Chinese debut at Beijing's Century Theater on Saturday afternoon.
Auckland Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gary Daverne, in concert at the
Rotary District Governor, Ken Linkhorn and Rotarian and Auckland Symphony Orchestra patron John Eady presented the award, to a surprised Gary, at the closure of the concert, in front of a capacity audience.
www.aucklandsymphony.gen.nz   (963 words)

 Auckland City Tourist Guide
Welcome to Auckland also known as the city of sails, a title gained from the view of yachts seen against the cityscape.
Whether you're a local or a visitor to Auckland, please take a moment to learn about the exciting activities this great city has to offer.
Auckland city, to the unspoilt forest of native trees and birds tucked away within the Waitakere
www.auckland.co.nz   (141 words)

 Auckland Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
When To Go Auckland's busiest tourist season arrives with the warmer weather between November and April, hitting its peak during summer school holidays (20 December-late January).
Bluelist it › If you want your list to be considered for the Auckland book, use the keyword 'highlight'.
Auckland, the 'City of Sails' has the highest per capita ownership of boats and yachts in the world.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/pacific/new-zealand/auckland   (403 words)

 Auckland Regional Council
The Auckland region extends from Wellsford in the north to Pukekohe in the south.
Auckland has 1.3 million people and is the fastest growing region in New Zealand.
The ARC is the largest landowner and farmer in the region – we manage 8400 sheep and 950 cattle.
www.arc.govt.nz   (251 words)

 Auckland Castle - Durham's Foremost Wedding, Business Conference and Function Venue
Auckland Castle is the prestigious venue in County Durham for
This historic castle has been the home of the Bishops of Durham for over 800 years, and today is the Bishop's official residence.
Where material the copyright of which is not held by the said parties is used, copyright remains with the copyright holder.
www.auckland-castle.co.uk   (235 words)

 Auckland, New Zealand - official tourism website from Tourism Auckland; accommodation, events, adventure, nightlife, ...
Wherever you stay in Auckland, you're never far from breathtaking scenery, beautiful beaches, invigorating walks, idyllic holiday islands, outstanding food and wine, great shopping and exciting nightlife.
For your summer holiday look no further than one of Auckland's beautiful beaches draped in native bush and surrounded by numerous activities and attractions.
The guide takes you around the seven touring routes of Auckland, and includes great maps to help you travel around the region on your own.
www.aucklandnz.com   (206 words)

  Kiwi chic: Auckland's thriving boutique culture - CNN.com
Owing to financial support from the city and a vogue for renovating historic buildings, the town is now home to a lively boutique scene.
Gow Langsford Gallery in Auckland's arts district showcases emerging and established contemporary artists -- New Zealanders Colin McCahon, Karl Maughan and Shane Cotton, as well as Andy Warhol and Cy Twombly.
Local fashion favorite Karen Walker in her Auckland studio.
www.cnn.com /2007/TRAVEL/DESTINATIONS/01/22/auckland   (544 words)

  Auckland Photos
The Auckland region stretches from Wellsford in the north to the Bombay Hills to the south and from the wild, expansive west coast beaches on the Tasman Sea, to the white sand coastline of the mighty Pacific Ocean to the east.
Auckland's twin city is Sydney in Australia and if you have been to Sydney, it is not hard to see the similarities.
Auckland has a spectacular harbour complete with nice beaches (25 in all), a huge tower, a harbour bridge, and a North Shore on the other side of the bridge.
www.virtualoceania.net /newzealand/photos/cities/auckland   (485 words)

 Auckland at AllExperts
Auckland lies between the Hauraki Gulf of the Pacific Ocean to the east, the low Hunua Ranges to the south-east, the Manukau Harbour to the south-west, and the Waitakere Ranges and smaller ranges to the west and north-west.
There are two harbours in the Auckland urban area surrounding this isthmus, Waitemata Harbour to the north, which opens east to the Hauraki Gulf, and Manukau Harbour to the south, which opens west to the Tasman Sea.
Auckland is connected to the surrounding cities and the rest of New Zealand by a number of motorways, mainly to Waitakere City, North Shore City and Manukau City.
en.allexperts.com /e/a/au/auckland.htm   (3498 words)

 Auckland New Zealand : Reviews from the Lost Luggage Tales   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Auckland may not be the capital of New Zealand, but it is definitely a world class cosmopolitan city and, as site of the major international airport, is likely to be your introduction to the country.
Auckland is built on a series of volcanoes and is New Zealand's largest city and the world's 4th largest city by land area.
Auckland stakes its claim to fame as the world's largest Polynesian city with almost 20% of the city's population declaring Maori descent or are the families of migrant who arrived from Tonga, Samoa, the Cook Islands and other South Pacific islands during the 1960s and 1970s.
www.lostluggagetales.com /reviews/auckland.shtml   (976 words)

Auckland is the largest city in New Zealand with a population of over one million people.
Auckland represents the largest urban city in New Zealand and is recognized as having the largest concentration of Polynesian people in the world.
Auckland lies across an 11km (8 mile) wide volcanic isthmus separating two harbours - the Waitemata and Manukau - and is recognized as a water lovers paradise with the largest boat ownership per capita in the world.
www.ki-wi.co.nz /auckland.htm   (833 words)

 Auckland : Introduction | Frommers.com
Auckland, known as the City of Sails, is as big, as cosmopolitan, as hedonistic, as subtropical, and as congested as any New Zealand city gets.
And if you haven't visited Auckland in the last 5 years, you're in for a major surprise -- it has slipped into a new stylish skin that is leaving the rest of New Zealand in its wake.
Europeans arrived in Auckland in 1839, and the thriving area served as the nation's first capital until 1864, when the seat of government was transferred to Wellington because of its central location.
www.frommers.com /destinations/auckland/0070010001.html   (408 words)

 Auckland > New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Auckland’s blend of harbour, islands, Polynesian culture and modern city environment has created a lifestyle ranked amongst the best in the world.
The natural assets of Auckland have made it a dream destination for all kinds of travellers, from doing-it-on-the-cheap backpackers to cost-is-no-issue super yacht owners.
Auckland is on four touring routes - Twin Coast Discovery, Pacific Coast Highway, Thermal Explorer and the Great New Zealand Touring Route.
www.newzealand.com /travel/destinations/regions/auckland/auckland.cfm   (446 words)

 Auckland travel guide - Wikitravel
Auckland [1] is the largest metropolitan area in New Zealand, with a population of over a million in the greater urban area.
Auckland is often known as the "City of Sails" for the large number of yachts that grace the Waitemata Harbour and the Hauraki Gulf.
Studies have shown that Auckland has one of the most comprehensive roading networks of any city in the world relative to its size, but lack of investment in public transport means the city is largely dependent on the private automobile.
wikitravel.org /en/Auckland   (2188 words)

 Auckland New Zealand Virtual Tour - Sights
The Auckland Domain is a very large park near the centre of the city full of trees, gardens and playing fields.
Auckland Museum is located on a hill in the South East part of the Domain.
Auckland University, the largest university in New Zealand is located just across the road to the North West of the Domain.
www.auckland.nz.com /sights.aspx   (693 words)

 Auckland New Zealand Places to Stay, Places to Eat, Entertainment, Transportation and Shopping   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The cities are Auckland, North Shore, Manukau and Waitakere and the districts are Rodney, Papakura and Franklin.
Auckland is well named as the ‘City of Sails’ because of its association with round-the-world yacht races and the America’s Cup.
Auckland : Bay of Plenty : Chatham Islands : Coromandel Peninsula : Gisborne and the East Cape : Hamilton : Masterton : Napier and Hastings : New Plymouth : Palmerston North : Rotorua : Taupo : Waitomo Caves : Wanganui : Wellington : Whangarei
www.newzealandnz.co.nz /auckland   (783 words)

 Auckland - National Parks International Shopping at dooyoo.co.uk
The Auckland metropolitan area or Greater Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest urban area of the country.
Auckland is New Zealand's largest city, situated at the top of the North Island with a population of around 1.5 million.
Auckland is also supposedly the second largest urban sprawl in the world, after Los Angeles, which might give you an impression of the size.
www.dooyoo.co.uk /national-parks-international/auckland   (384 words)

The Rev. James McDonald then became the principal missionary to the Auckland Maoris, The Maori missions in New Zealand were paralyzed by the series of native wars between 1843 and 1869.
At the census of 1901, the white population of the Auckland Provincial District was 175,938 (of whom 27,246 were Catholics); Maoris, 21,291.
The official estimate of the total white population of the Auckland Provincial District, 31 December, 1906, was 211,233; Catholic population of Auckland Provincial District (which is coterminous with the Diocese of Auckland if the Kermadec Islands be included), 32,272; population of the Kermadec Islands, five, all non-Catholics.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/02068a.htm   (558 words)

 Budget Traveller's Guide to Sleeping in the Auckland airport
Well i was flying from Melbourne to Auckland when the flight was delayed an hour which made the plane get in at 1AM, i didnt get out of customs until almost 2:30 or so.
I was supposed to be staying with my sister in law in Auckland but she had to have her bedroom door open to hear her small son if he woke up...
Arriving from Australia (Sydney) to Auckland International airport when the last busses into town had left and the only way to get there was to take a cab I decided to sleep in the airport.
www.sleepinginairports.net /asia/auckland.htm   (2780 words)

 Auckland Accommodation Travel Auckland New Zealand
Auckland is the gateway to New Zealand for the majority of international tourist.
There is a broad range of accommodation in Auckland, as well as attractions and activities, places to eat, and entertainment for all ages.
On the fringes of downtown Auckland, visitors can gain an insight into the outdoor experiences and lifestyles which have seen Auckland voted amongst the top lifestyle destinations in the world.
www.destination.co.nz /auckland   (479 words)

 Auckland Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
As you fly into Auckland, New Zealand's gateway city, you might wonder where the city is. Most people arriving for the first time, and even New Zealanders coming home, are impressed by the seascape and green forest that dominate the view on the approach to the airport.
North of the city, the Bay of Islands is both beautiful, for its lush forests, splendid beaches, and shimmering harbors, and historic, as the place where Westernized New Zealand came into being with the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840.
Southeast of Auckland is the rugged and exhilarating Coromandel Peninsula, with mountains stretching the length of its middle and a Pacific coastline afloat with picturesque islands.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=auckland@16   (574 words)

 lastminute.com - Auckland Travel Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Auckland may not be New York or Paris but it has its share of night entertainment.
Despite Auckland’s urban sprawl, the major tourist sites are situated around the city centre, while those that are further afield can be reached by public transport, the Explorer Bus, which links many of the attractions, public transport, ferries or a hire car.
The ever-expanding city centre with its eye-catching skyline is easily explored on foot, starting with the waterfront, which epitomises the lively feel of the ‘City of Sails’.
travelguides.lastminute.com /sisp/index.htm?fx=60sec.guide&loc_id=131457&CATEGORY=flights   (306 words)

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