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  Auckland - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
Auckland lies between the Hauraki Gulf of the Pacific Ocean to the east, the low Hunua Ranges to the south-east, Manukau Harbour to the south-west, and the Waitakere Ranges and smaller ranges to the west and north-west.
Auckland is popularly known as the "city of sails", because the harbour is usually dotted with hundreds of yachts.
Auckland Harbour Bridge - connecting Auckland and the North Shore, is an iconic symbol of Auckland.
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/a/u/c/Auckland.html   (3483 words)

  
 Auckland Region
The Auckland region stretches from the wild and expansive west coast beaches of the Tasman Sea, to the white sand coastline of the mighty Pacific Ocean to the east.
The Auckland region is made up of four cities (Auckland, Manukau, North Shore and Waitakere) and three districts (Franklin, Papakura and Rodney).
Auckland city was the home of the Americas Cup (the worlds greatest yachting trophy, but has recently moved to Switzerland, but you can still visit the America's Cup Village.
www.virtualoceania.net /newzealand/regions/auckland.shtml   (557 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 volcanoes
The size of a volcano is usually measured in terms of the volume of material erupted during its active life, and individual eruptions are measured in terms of the volume of material erupted during a particular period of activity.
The volcanoes in the central North Island and Taranaki are produced by the eruption of viscous andesite and rhyolite magmas generated at the active boundary between the Pacific plate to the east and the Australian plate to the west.
The lack of surface activity in the Auckland region leads to the mistaken impression that the field is extinct whereas nothing could be further from the truth.
www.gns.cri.nz /what/earthact/volcanoes/nzvolcanoes/aucklandprint.htm   (6164 words)

  
 Auckland Region - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On the mainland, the region extends from the mouth of the Kaipara Harbour in the north across the southern stretches of the North Auckland Peninsula, past the Waitakere Ranges and the isthmus of Auckland to the Hunua Ranges and low-lying land south of the Manukau Harbour.
It is bordered in the north by the Northland Region, and in the south by the Waikato Region.
The Auckland Region is governed by the Auckland Regional Council, successor of the Auckland Regional Authority.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Auckland_Region   (1046 words)

  
 Auckland Region Emergency Management Group - CDEMG - Aucklands Hazards
Although the Auckland region lies in one of the lowest earthquake activity regions of New Zealand, earthquakes of varying magnitude are likely to occur at some stage in the future.
In the Auckland region there is a small risk of wildfire in the forested areas to the west (Waitakere Ranges), south (Hunua Ranges), northwest (Woodhill Forest), north (Mahurangi Forest) and east (Gulf Islands).
Auckland’s existing volcanoes are unlikely to become active again, since they all follow a pattern of short eruptions, but the Auckland Volcanic Field itself is young and still active, meaning new volcanoes could appear with little warning.
www.auckland.cdemg.org.nz /hazards.htm   (1452 words)

  
 Enterprise North Shore...Visiting the Auckland region   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Auckland's average January (summer) temperatures are around 24ºC (75ºF), while in July (winter) the average temperature is 14ºC (57ºF).
Auckland is home to a huge variety of water sports and activities, from sheltered swimming beaches only minutes from the city centre to the rugged surf beaches of the West Coast - epitomised by the Academy Award-winning film The Piano.
Auckland's wine industry began in the west of the region, but has recently expanded north to Matakana and south to Clevedon, as well as to Waiheke Island.
www.ens.org.nz /visit/auckland_region.htm   (508 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   (687 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.
The Auckland International Airport, New Zealand's largest airport, is located in the southern suburb of Mangere on the shores of the Manukau Harbour.
wikitravel.org /en/Auckland   (1748 words)

  
 Auckland region planning documents   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This will help the Auckland region cater for its growing population by providing efficient transport systems and guiding more intensive development to the most appropriate areas where services and amenities can be provided at the right level.
The role of the Auckland region's councils is to help guide its sustainable growth, and work towards the priorities Aucklanders identified in the Auckland Regional Growth Strategy.
The Auckland Regional Growth Strategy aims to sustainably cater for growth in the Auckland region over the next 50 years.
www.arc.govt.nz /arc/auckland-region/auckland-region-planning-documents/auckland-region-planning-documents_home.cfm   (1367 words)

  
 Auckland City - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Auckland City (informally Central Auckland) is the territorial authority covering the Auckland isthmus and the islands of the Hauraki Gulf.
The Auckland urban area consists of the urban parts of this city and its neighbouring cities, namely North Shore, Waitakere, and Manukau, along with parts of the nearby Papakura, Rodney and Franklin Districts.
Auckland City is the largest city in New Zealand, with the provisional estimated resident population being 425,400 as at 20 June 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Auckland_City   (653 words)

  
 Auckland accommodation - Seahaven
Walk into this private, self-contained apartment in the Auckland suburb of St. Heliers and you will immediately appreciate the peace of its unique position and uninterrupted view.
I was mesmerised by the large window in front of me, exposing the deep blue of the Hauraki Gulf with Browns Island at centre stage.
Close to Auckland and yet quiet enough to have you almost believe you are on an island, Seahaven is particularly suited to those who like comfort and space.
www.lodgings.co.nz /seahaven.html   (246 words)

  
 Welcome to Immigration New Zealand - Auckland Region
Many different cultures are represented among the staff in the three Auckland branches based in Manukau, Henderson and Central, which keeps the dynamics of each branch fresh and exciting.
Auckland’s three Immigration New Zealand branches receive a huge number of applications each year.
If you are studying or planning to study at the University of Auckland, Massey University, Auckland Institute of Study, Manukau Institute of Technology, Auckland University of Technology, UNITEC or any of our other institutes (see a full list of institutes), you can apply directly through the student online system at these tertiary institutes.
www.immigration.govt.nz /branch/aucklandcentralhome   (320 words)

  
 Auckland, New Zealand - official tourism website from Tourism Auckland; accommodation, events, adventure, nightlife, ...
Auckland's Hauraki Gulf is home to a multitude of islands, each with its own distinctive character, including the larger Waiheke Island and Great Barrier Island.
Auckland's blend of landscape, Polynesian culture, glistening harbours and modern city environment creates an unbelievable lifestyle ranked amongst the best in the world.
Discover why Auckland is one of the best places in the world to live - and visit.
www.aucklandnz.com   (265 words)

  
 United Nations Youth Association of New Zealand > Regions > Auckland > Auckland Region Home ( DNN 3.3.7 )   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Auckland Region is seeking an event co-ordinator for the 2006 Regional Model UN.
Auckland Region had its 5th birthday in October this year, and to recognise our successes, the current Regional Council has organised a reunion dinner of all past Council members since the region's founding in October 2000.
Auckland Region will be sending a delegation to AMUNC in conjunction with the University of Auckland's Law School.
unyanz.co.nz /Regions/Auckland/AucklandRegionHome/tabid/75/Default.aspx   (2228 words)

  
 AucklandPlus
Auckland is the largest regional economy in the country positioned as an economic powerhouse of the Asia-Pacific region
Auckland is home to two thirds of the country's top 200 companies and nearly a quarter of the world's Fortune 500 companies have a presence here
Auckland's renowned equine industry has received funding support from New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE) to establish a Sport Horse Cluster to build industry capability.
www.aucklandplus.com   (404 words)

  
 Welcome to the ARC - Nau Mai Haere Mai
Strengthening Auckland's regional governance - preliminary ARC response
Auckland Regional Council is currently working with all the other councils in the Auckland region and central government on a proposal to strengthen Auckland's regional Governance.
Plant and animal pest information-for the Auckland region.
www.arc.govt.nz   (123 words)

  
 Auckland Region Physical Activity and Sport Strategy
After SPARC was established, the need for more effective regional coordination in the planning and provision of sport, recreation and leisure was identified as a key requirement.
Improved collaboration and cooperation across regions and sectors was identified as a priority to bring the issues of the region into focus, reduce fragmentation of effort, leverage skills, grow leadership capability and better utilise resources.
As a result, a working group was established by the eight local authorities in the Auckland region, the four regional sports trusts, the Ministry of Health and SPARC, which has led to the development of this strategy.
www.aucklandcity.govt.nz /council/documents/aksportstrategy/default.asp   (496 words)

  
 Auckland Region Emergency Management Group - CDEMG - Be Prepared
The range of hazards in Auckland region is a little different to those in some other parts of New Zealand.
Auckland region has had several serious hazardous materials emergencies in recent years, with serious results.
The risk of a major earthquake in Auckland region is not as high as some other areas of New Zealand, but we are definitely at risk and the impact on our lives could be truly disastrous.
www.planb.govt.nz /be_prepared/home.htm   (1345 words)

  
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The Auckland region stretches from the wild, expansive west coast beaches that abut the Tasman Sea, to the white sand coastline of the mighty Pacific Ocean to the east.
A marine playground, a gateway to other parts of New Zealand, a centre of commerce, entertainment, education and a great lifestyle - this is the Auckland Region.
www.aucklandregion.com   (212 words)

  
 Backpackers Ultimate Guide to New Zealand - Auckland Region
This coastal region facing Whangaparaoa Bay is only half an hour north of central Auckland and makes a great weekend getaway for backpackers working in Auckland and it is also a great spot for travellers who want to visit Auckland, but don't want to stay in the city.
Less than an hour north of Auckland, the Kowhai Coast is home to some good beaches and there is excellent snorkelling and diving at Goat Island.
Auckland's sparkling harbour is home to 57 islands, many of which make an easy day trip.
www.bugpacific.com /destinations/nz-auckland.html   (1070 words)

  
 Auckland Region travel guide - Wikitravel
The Auckland Region is in the North Island of New Zealand.
Centred on the Auckland metropolitan area, the region includes ruggedly beautiful west coast beaches and harbors, the more sheltered inlets and beaches of the east coast, the islands of the Hauraki Gulf and the hiking trails of the native bush-clad Waitakere and Hunua ranges.
Greater Auckland is a different matter, as the city covers an area comparable to London, without a particularly effective public transport system.
wikitravel.org /en/Auckland_Region   (341 words)

  
 Auckland Fire Region - Stations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Auckland Region has fifty two fire stations in total.
As a general guide (within the Auckland Region), prospective volunteer appointee's should live within a 3km radius of their firestation.
The NZFS has strict guidelines about the reproduction and use of the logo which must be adhered to.
auckland.fire.org.nz /stations/index.htm   (86 words)

  
 Auckland New Zealand, Travel, Tourism and Accommodation for Auckland NZ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Auckland New Zealand, Travel, Tourism and Accommodation for Auckland NZ Auckland New Zealand travel, tourism and accommodation information.
Auckland has two huge harbours enfolding an environment that's alive with cultural excitement and sea-flavoured challenges.
Auckland is New Zealand's largest city so you can expect all the assets of a modern city, but be surprised by the scope for adventure.
www.tourism.net.nz /region/auckland   (194 words)

  
 Abortion Services in New Zealand: Auckland region
Epsom Day Unit is a publicly funded unit run by the Auckland District Health Board which provides first trimester abortions (up to 12 weeks and 6 days on day of referral) services for patients from Auckland, Countries Manukau and Waitemata DHBs.
A second trimester service is provided for women who reside in the Auckland District Health Board area for general grounds (whose pregnancies are over 12 weeks 6 days on referral) as well as a service for fetal anomaly (see below).
Telephone Auckland hospital on (09) 307 4949 and ask for the Maternal Fetal Medicine Team (Blue Team) specialist.
www.abortion.gen.nz /regional/auckland.html   (1432 words)

  
 NORTH AUCKLAND REGION - NORTH AUCKLAND REGION - 1966 Encyclopaedia of New Zealand
The region is usually referred to as North Auckland, but the use of the shortened Northland is gaining a wider currency.
Waitemata County is treated elsewhere as part of the Auckland region because it has been effectively incorporated by the rapidly expanding urban area.
In 1961 the region registered a total population of 94,152 (3·89 per cent of the national total) 23·62 per cent of which were classified as Maoris.
www.teara.govt.nz /1966/N/NorthAucklandRegion/mi   (269 words)

  
 Sustaining the Auckland Region Together (START) and University Research Workshop 1 - The University of Auckland
You are invited to attend two linked workshops (for University of Auckland academic staff and PhD students) focusing on research needs and opportunities to support a more sustainable Auckland Region.
In August this year, START (Sustaining the Auckland Region Together) held a three-day workshop at the Aotea Centre to 'Design the Auckland Region's Future'.
From the Proceedings: The Auckland Region faces substantial challenges and choices in the coming decades, around issues as diverse as infrastructure provision, social cohesion, international competitiveness and our underlying environmental stability.
www.auckland.ac.nz /uoa/about/events/2006/11/other/together.cfm   (230 words)

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