Story: Auckland region

Auckland landforms

Most of the land around Auckland is gentle and undulating. There are a series of hills in the west (Waitākere Ranges) and the south-east (Hūnua Ranges). Sand dunes form the southern arms of the Kaipara and Manukau harbours.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Landforms', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 July 2024)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016