The town plans for Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin were based on the grid, but differed in detail. Auckland’s initial plan, designed by surveyor Felton Mathew, included a set of circular streets (a circus) based on what became Albert Park, two public squares and a shipping basin, none of which were built.
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Reference: NZ Map 2664
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