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Auckland and Wellington (1st of 2)

Auckland and Wellington

Beyond its urban centre on the shore of the Waitematā Harbour, New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland, spreads into suburbs and satellite cities far to the south and north across the harbour bridge. Many of the green spaces on the Auckland isthmus are volcanic cones, which are among the country’s most important archaeological sites. They take the region’s story back several centuries before the founding of the city in 1840.

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John Wilson, 'Society - Where New Zealanders live', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 June 2024)

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