Story: Climate

Auckland yachting

Auckland yachting

New Zealand’s varied climate influences the many types of recreation across New Zealand. Auckland, with its expansive inner harbours, mild climate and steady offshore winds is a sailor’s paradise, known as the ‘City of Sails’. This view is towards North Head with the city in the distance.

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Brett Mullan, Andrew Tait and Craig Thompson, 'Climate - Climate and life in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 June 2022)

Story by Brett Mullan, Andrew Tait and Craig Thompson, published 12 Jun 2006