Story: Auckland places



The suburb of Devonport (foreground) grew in the 1880s after a ferry service to central Auckland began. Devonport’s beaches, proximity to the city and assortment of cafés and boutiques make it popular with tourists and, in summer, beachgoers.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland places - The North Shore', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 November 2023)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 5 Aug 2016