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ACT New Zealand, usually known as ACT, is a right-wing, classical-liberal political party in New Zealand.
Albert Park is a public park in central Auckland, bounded by Wellesley Street East, Princes Street, Bowen Avenue and Kitchener Street.
The Albert-Eden Local Board is one of the 21 local boards of the Auckland Council, and is one of the two boards overseen by the council's Albert-Eden-Roskill ward councillors.
The America's Cup, affectionately known as the "Auld Mug", is a trophy awarded to the winner of the America's Cup match races between two sailing yachts.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
The ANZ Championship (also known non-commercially as the Trans-Tasman Netball League) was the premier netball league in Australia and New Zealand.
The ANZ Premiership is the premier domestic netball league in New Zealand.
The Aotea Centre is a performing arts and events centre / theatre in the Auckland CBD, Auckland City, New Zealand.
Aotea Square is a large paved public area in the CBD of Auckland, New Zealand.
The ASB Tennis Centre is a tennis facility located in the Parnell district of Auckland, New Zealand.
Asian people or Asiatic peopleUnited States National Library of Medicine.
Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.
An atmospheric theatre is a type of movie palace design which was popular in the late 1920s.
The ATP Auckland Open (formally known as the ASB Classic) is a professional men's tennis tournament in Auckland, New Zealand.
Auckland Airport is the largest and busiest airport in New Zealand, with 19,387,627 (10,594,128 international and 8,793,499 domestic) passengers in the year ended October 2017.
The Auckland Airport Line is a proposed railway line in Auckland, New Zealand that would link Auckland International Airport with the Auckland City Centre via the southwest and central isthmus suburbs of Auckland.
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki is the principal public gallery in Auckland, New Zealand, and has the most extensive collection of national and international art in New Zealand.
Auckland Botanic Gardens is a 64-hectareAuckland Regional Council, Parks Service 1995, p. 7 botanical garden in Manurewa, South Auckland, New Zealand, owned by Auckland Council.
The Auckland central business district (CBD), also called the city centre by Auckland Council, is the geographical and economic heart of the Auckland metropolitan area.
Auckland City is the part of Auckland urban area covering the isthmus and most of the islands of the Hauraki Gulf.
Auckland City Council was the local government authority for Auckland City, New Zealand, from 1871 to 1 November 2010, when it was amalgamated into the Auckland Council.
Auckland City Football Club is an association football club based in Auckland, New Zealand.
The Auckland Council is the local government council for the Auckland Region in New Zealand.
The Auckland Aces represent the Auckland region and are one of six New Zealand domestic first class cricket teams.
The Auckland Domain is Auckland's oldest park, and at 75 hectares one of the largest in the city.
The Auckland Ferry Terminal, sometimes called the Downtown Ferry Terminal or simply Ferry Building, is the hub of the Auckland ferry network that connects Auckland City with suburbs in North Shore, west Auckland, and south Auckland, and islands in the Waitematā Harbour and Hauraki Gulf.
The Auckland Festival is an annual arts and cultural festival held in New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland.
The Auckland Harbour Bridge is an eight-lane box truss motorway bridge over the Waitematā Harbour in Auckland, New Zealand. It joins St Marys Bay on the Auckland city side with Northcote on the North Shore side. It is part of State Highway 1 and the Auckland Northern Motorway. The bridge is operated by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA). It is the second-longest road bridge in New Zealand, and the longest in the North Island. It is 1,020 m (3,348 ft) long, with a main span of 243.8 m, rising 43.27 m above high water, allowing ships access to the deepwater wharf at the Chelsea Sugar Refinery, one of the few such wharves west of the bridge, the proposed Te Atatu port not having been built. While often considered an Auckland icon, criticism has included the nickname of 'coathanger' due to its shape, and complaints that it mimics the Sydney Harbour Bridge in copyist fashion. Many see the construction of the bridge without walking, cycling, and rail facilities as a big oversight. However, in 2016, "SkyPath" an add-on structure providing a walk-and-cycleway received Council funding approval and planning consent. The bridge sees a small number of suicide attempts, with between one and two people each year dying from jumping into the Waitematā Harbour. Bungy operator AJ Hackett operates a 40-m bungy jump from the bridge and offers a bridge climb with views of the city and the harbour. In 2010, almost 40% of commuters crossing during the 7-9 a.m. morning peak were using buses, a testament to the success of the Northern Busway leading to the bridge (though no bus lanes are on the bridge). In 2017, more than 50% of people who crossed the bridge were travelling by bus.
The Auckland Harbour Crossing, also called the Sovereign Harbour Crossing after the sponsoring company, is an annual ocean swim event / race in Auckland, New Zealand.
The Auckland Hearts are a New Zealand women's cricket team, that plays in the national women's one-day and Twenty20 competitions.
The Auckland Marathon and Half Marathon is an annual marathon running race held in Auckland, New Zealand.
An election was held for the Mayor of Auckland in September and October 2016, closing on 8 October, as part of the 2016 Auckland local government elections.
The Auckland Northern Motorway (known locally as the Northern Motorway, and historically as the Auckland–Waiwera Motorway) in the Auckland Region of New Zealand links central Auckland City and Puhoi in the former Rodney District via the Hibiscus Coast and North Shore.
The Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra (APO) is a symphony orchestra based in Auckland, New Zealand.
The Auckland Province was a province of New Zealand from 1853 until the abolition of provincial government in 1876.
Auckland railway electrification occurred in phases as part of investment in a new infrastructure for Auckland's urban railway network.
The Auckland Region is one of the sixteen regions of New Zealand, named for the city of Auckland, the country's largest urban area.
The Auckland Regional Council (ARC) was the regional council (one of the former local government authorities) of the Auckland Region.
The Auckland Regional Transport Authority (ARTA) was the central co-ordinating agency for transport (especially but not only public transport) in the Auckland Region of New Zealand from 2004 to 2010.
The Auckland Rugby Union (ARU) is the governing body for rugby union in a portion of the Auckland Region of New Zealand.
The Auckland Southern Motorway (also known as the Southern Motorway, and historically as the Auckland–Hamilton Motorway) is the major route south out of the Auckland Region of New Zealand.
Auckland Town Hall is a historic building on Queen Street in the Auckland CBD, New Zealand, known both for its original and ongoing use for administrative functions (such as Council meetings and hearings), as well as its famed Great Hall and separate Concert Chamber.
Auckland University of Technology (AUT) (Te Wānanga Aronui o Tāmaki Makau Rau) is a university in New Zealand, formed on 1 January 2000 when a former technical college (originally established in 1895) was granted university status.
The Auckland volcanic field is an area of monogenetic volcanoes covered by much of the metropolitan area of Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, located in the North Island.
The Auckland War Memorial Museum Tāmaki Paenga Hira (or simply the Auckland Museum) is one of New Zealand's most important museums and war memorials.
Auckland Zoo is a zoological garden in Auckland, New Zealand, situated next to Western Springs park not far from Auckland's central business district.
Avondale is a suburb in the West Auckland, New Zealand, located in the Whau ward, one of the thirteen administrative divisions for the Auckland Council.
The Avondale–Southdown Line is a proposed railway line between Avondale and Southdown in Auckland, New Zealand.
The Ōrākei Local Board is one of the 21 local boards of the Auckland Council.
Ōtara is a suburb of South Auckland, New Zealand (formerly Manukau City), situated 18 kilometres to the southeast of the Auckland CBD.
The Bay of Plenty (Te Moana-a-Toi) is a large bight in the northern coast of New Zealand's North Island.
The Big Day Out was an annual music festival that was held in five Australian cities: Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Adelaide and Perth, as well as Auckland, New Zealand.
The Blues (known as the Auckland Blues until 2000) are a professional rugby union team based in Auckland, New Zealand who play in the Super Rugby competition.
Brisbane is the capital of and most populous city in the Australian state of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.
Britomart Transport Centre is the public transport hub in the central business district of Auckland, New Zealand, and the northern terminus of the North Island Main Trunk railway line.
Buddhism is the world's fourth-largest religion with over 520 million followers, or over 7% of the global population, known as Buddhists.
Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.
Busan, formerly known as Pusan and now officially is South Korea's second most-populous city after Seoul, with a population of over 3.5 million inhabitants.
Wellington has been the capital of New Zealand since 1865.
Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas that is slightly less dense than air.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
The Central Motorway Junction or CMJ (best known as Spaghetti Junction and rarely as Central Motorway Intersection), is the intersection of State Highways 1 and 16, just south of the central business district of Auckland.
Chinese New Zealanders are New Zealanders of Chinese ancestry.
Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.
The City Rail Link (CRL) is a rail project currently under construction in Auckland, New Zealand.
The Civic Theatre is a large heritage combination performing-arts theatre, live-music venue, and cinema seating 2,378 people in Auckland, New Zealand.
The Colony of New Zealand was a British colony that existed in New Zealand from 1841 to 1907.
Commerce relates to "the exchange of goods and services, especially on a large scale.” Commerce includes legal, economic, political, social, cultural and technological systems that operate in any country or internationally.
Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (Grupo CAF) (literally "Construction & Other Railway Services") is a Spanish publicly-listed company which manufactures railway vehicles and equipment. It is based in Beasain in the Basque Country. Equipment manufactured by Grupo CAF includes light rail vehicles, rapid transit trains, railroad cars and locomotives, as well as variable gauge axles that can be fitted on any existing truck or bogie. Over the 20 years from the early 1990s, CAF benefitted from the rail investment boom in its home market in Spain to become a world player with a broad technical capability, able to manufacture almost any type of rail vehicle. CAF has supplied railway rolling stock to a number of major urban transit operators around Europe, the US, South America, East Asia, India and North Africa.
Contact Energy Limited is a New Zealand electricity generator, natural gas wholesaler and electricity, natural gas, and LPG retailer.
Cosmopolitanism is the ideology that all human beings belong to a single community, based on a shared morality.
Cost of living is the cost of maintaining a certain standard of living.
Council-controlled organisations and council-controlled trading organisations in New Zealand are what were formerly known as local authority trading enterprises (LATEs).
The Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union (CMRFU) is the governing body of rugby union in Southern Auckland and the Franklin district of New Zealand.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
The demographics of New Zealand encompass the gender, ethnic, religious, geographic, and economic backgrounds of the million people living in New Zealand.
A demonym (δῆμος dẽmos "people, tribe", ὄόνομα ónoma "name") is a word that identifies residents or natives of a particular place, which is derived from the name of that particular place.
Devonport is a harbourside suburb of Auckland, New Zealand.
The Devonport-Takapuna Local Board covers from Castor Bay, and Sunnynook south to the end of the Devonport Peninsula; it is separated from the Kaipātiki board area by the Northern Motorway.
Drury is a rural town near Auckland, in northern New Zealand.
East Auckland is an area of Auckland, New Zealand, characterised in the popular mind as a socio-economically mixed urban area with a relatively large multi-cultural population.
The Eastern Line is the name of the suburban rail service in Auckland, New Zealand between Britomart and Manukau via the North Island Main Trunk (NIMT) and Manukau Branch.
Eden Park is New Zealand's largest sports stadium.
The Edwardian era or Edwardian period of British history covers the brief reign of King Edward VII, 1901 to 1910, and is sometimes extended in both directions to capture long-term trends from the 1890s to the First World War.
Epsom is a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand.
European New Zealanders are New Zealanders of European descent.
The Fencibles (from the word defencible) were British regiments raised in the United Kingdom and in the colonies for defence against the threat of invasion during the Seven Years' War, the American War of Independence, the French Revolutionary Wars, the Napoleonic Wars and the War of 1812 in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
Christian Gottlieb Ferdinand Ritter von Hochstetter (30 April 1829 – 18 July 1884) was a German-Austrian geologist.
A financial centre is a location that is home to a cluster of nationally or internationally significant financial services providers such as banks, investment managers, or stock exchanges.
First Gas Limited is a natural gas transmission and distribution company in New Zealand.
The First Lord of the Admiralty, or formally the Office of the First Lord of the Admiralty, was the political head of the Royal Navy who was the government's senior adviser on all naval affairs and responsible for the direction and control of Admiralty Department as well as general administration of the Naval Service of the United Kingdom, that encompassed the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines and other services.
A flea market (or swap meet) is a type of bazaar that rents or provides space to people who want to sell or barter merchandise.
is the capital city of Fukuoka Prefecture, situated on the northern shore of Japanese island Kyushu.
Galway (Gaillimh) is a city in the West of Ireland, in the province of Connacht.
George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland, (25 August 1784 – 1 January 1849) was an English Whig politician and colonial administrator.
A global city, also called world city or sometimes alpha city or world center, is a city which is a primary node in the global economic network.
The Governor-General of India (or, from 1858 to 1947, officially the Viceroy and Governor-General of India, commonly shortened to Viceroy of India) was originally the head of the British administration in India and, later, after Indian independence in 1947, the representative of the Indian head of state.
Great North Road is a major thoroughfare in Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand.
The Great South Road was the northern section of the earliest highway between Auckland and Wellington, in the North Island of New Zealand.
The Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand (Rōpū Kākāriki o Aotearoa, Niu Tireni) is a left-wing political party in New Zealand.
Griffith University is a public research university in South East Queensland on the east coast of Australia.
Guangzhou, also known as Canton, is the capital and most populous city of the province of Guangdong.
Halal (حلال, "permissible"), also spelled hallal or halaal, refers to what is permissible or lawful in traditional Islamic law.
Hamburg (locally), Hamborg, officially the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (Freie und Hansestadt Hamburg, Friee un Hansestadt Hamborg),Constitution of Hamburg), is the second-largest city of Germany as well as one of the country's 16 constituent states, with a population of roughly 1.8 million people. The city lies at the core of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region which spreads across four German federal states and is home to more than five million people. The official name reflects Hamburg's history as a member of the medieval Hanseatic League, a free imperial city of the Holy Roman Empire, a city-state and one of the 16 states of Germany. Before the 1871 Unification of Germany, it was a fully sovereign state. Prior to the constitutional changes in 1919 it formed a civic republic headed constitutionally by a class of hereditary grand burghers or Hanseaten. The city has repeatedly been beset by disasters such as the Great Fire of Hamburg, exceptional coastal flooding and military conflicts including World War II bombing raids. Historians remark that the city has managed to recover and emerge wealthier after each catastrophe. Situated on the river Elbe, Hamburg is home to Europe's second-largest port and a broad corporate base. In media, the major regional broadcasting firm NDR, the printing and publishing firm italic and the newspapers italic and italic are based in the city. Hamburg remains an important financial center, the seat of Germany's oldest stock exchange and the world's oldest merchant bank, Berenberg Bank. Media, commercial, logistical, and industrial firms with significant locations in the city include multinationals Airbus, italic, italic, italic, and Unilever. The city is a forum for and has specialists in world economics and international law with such consular and diplomatic missions as the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the EU-LAC Foundation, and the UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning. In recent years, the city has played host to multipartite international political conferences and summits such as Europe and China and the G20. Former German Chancellor italic, who governed Germany for eight years, and Angela Merkel, German chancellor since 2005, come from Hamburg. The city is a major international and domestic tourist destination. It ranked 18th in the world for livability in 2016. The Speicherstadt and Kontorhausviertel were declared World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 2015. Hamburg is a major European science, research, and education hub, with several universities and institutions. Among its most notable cultural venues are the italic and italic concert halls. It gave birth to movements like Hamburger Schule and paved the way for bands including The Beatles. Hamburg is also known for several theatres and a variety of musical shows. St. Pauli's italic is among the best-known European entertainment districts.
The Hauraki Gulf / Tīkapa Moana is a coastal feature of the North Island of New Zealand.
Hōne Wiremu Heke Pōkai (1807/1808 – 7 August 1850), born Heke Pōkai and later often referred to as Hōne Heke, was a highly influential Māori rangatira (chief) of the Ngāpuhi iwi (tribe) and a war leader in northern New Zealand; he was affiliated with the Ngati Rahiri, Ngai Tawake, Ngati Tautahi, Te Matarahurahu and Te Uri-o-Hua hapu (subtribes) of Ngāpuhi.
Henri Émile Benoît Matisse (31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954) was a French artist, known for both his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship.
The Hibiscus and Bays Local Board is one of the 21 local boards of the Auckland Council, and is one of the two boards overseen by the council's Albany ward councillors.
Hinduism is an Indian religion and dharma, or a way of life, widely practised in the Indian subcontinent.
Little is known of Jews in New Zealand before 1831, when Anglo-Jewish traders are known to have arrived.
Howick is an eastern suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, forming part of what is sometimes called East Auckland.
The Huntly Power Station is the largest thermal power station in New Zealand and is located in the town of Huntly in the Waikato.
Huntly (Rahui-Pōkeka) (population) is a town in the Waikato district and region of the North Island of New Zealand.
The Hunua Ranges form a block of hilly country to the southeast of Auckland in New Zealand's North Island.
Immigration New Zealand (Ta Ratonga Manene; INZ), formerly the New Zealand Immigration Service, is the agency within the New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) that is responsible for issuing travel visas and managing immigration to New Zealand.
Migration to New Zealand began with Polynesian settlement in New Zealand, then uninhabited, about 1250 to 1280.
Indian New Zealanders or Indo-Kiwis are New Zealanders of Indian origin or descent, living in New Zealand.
Irreligion (adjective form: non-religious or irreligious) is the absence, indifference, rejection of, or hostility towards religion.
IslamThere are ten pronunciations of Islam in English, differing in whether the first or second syllable has the stress, whether the s is or, and whether the a is pronounced, or (when the stress is on the first syllable) (Merriam Webster).
An isthmus (or; plural: isthmuses; from neck) is a narrow piece of land connecting two larger areas across an expanse of water by which they are otherwise separated.
Iwi are the largest social units in New Zealand Māori society.
Jafa is a slang term (sometimes pejorative) for a resident of Auckland, New Zealand.
Judaism (originally from Hebrew, Yehudah, "Judah"; via Latin and Greek) is the religion of the Jewish people.
Julian Hart Robertson Jr. (born June 25, 1932) is an American investor, hedge fund manager, philanthropist and signatory of The Giving Pledge.
The Kaipātiki Local Board is one of the 21 local boards of Auckland Council, and is one of the two boards overseen by the council's North Shore ward councillors.
is a city located in Hyōgo Prefecture, Japan.
Kapuni is a small hydrocarbons field and drilling site in the North Island of New Zealand.
Karangahape Road (commonly known as K' Road) is one of the main streets in the central business district (CBD) of Auckland, New Zealand.
The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.
Kelly Tarlton's Sea Life Aquarium (formerly Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World) is a public aquarium in Auckland, New Zealand that was opened in 1985.
Kohimarama is a coastal residential Auckland suburb, located to the east of the city, with many homes having some of the best views across the Auckland Harbour.
Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.
Kumeu is an affluent rural community situated 25 km north-west of the Auckland City centre in New Zealand.
Lake Taupo is a lake in the North Island of New Zealand.
The Lantern Festival or the Spring Lantern Festival is a Chinese festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunisolar Chinese calendar.
A launch is an open motorboat.
Lava is molten rock generated by geothermal energy and expelled through fractures in planetary crust or in an eruption, usually at temperatures from.
A lava tube is a natural conduit formed by flowing lava which moves beneath the hardened surface of a lava flow.
Leonard "Len" Brown (born in Taumarunui, Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui) is a former Mayor of Auckland, New Zealand and head of the Auckland Council.
New Zealand has an ethnically diverse population.
New Zealand consists of a large number of islands; estimated around six hundred.
This list of sovereign states provides an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.
This is a list of suburbs in the Auckland metropolitan area, New Zealand, surrounding the Auckland Central Business District.
This list of tallest buildings in Auckland ranks skyscrapers in Auckland, New Zealand by height.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
Mafic is an adjective describing a silicate mineral or igneous rock that is rich in magnesium and iron, and is thus a portmanteau of magnesium and '''f'''err'''ic'''.
Magma (from Ancient Greek μάγμα (mágma) meaning "thick unguent") is a mixture of molten or semi-molten rock, volatiles and solids that is found beneath the surface of the Earth, and is expected to exist on other terrestrial planets and some natural satellites.
Mangere Bridge, officially also called the Manukau Harbour Crossing, is a dual motorway bridge over the Manukau Harbour in south-western Auckland, New Zealand, crossing between the suburb also known as Mangere Bridge (southern side) and the suburb of Onehunga (northern side).
Mangere Inlet is an arm of the Manukau Harbour, the southwestern of the two harbours of Auckland, New Zealand and itself an arm of the Tasman Sea.
Manukau City is a former territorial authority district in Auckland, New Zealand, that was governed by the Manukau City Council.
Manukau Harbour is the second largest natural harbour in New Zealand by area.
Manukau Institute of Technology (MIT) (Te Whare Takiura o Manukau) is a large institute of technology in Auckland, New Zealand.
Manurewa is a major suburb in South Auckland, New Zealand.
Massey University (Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa) is a university based in Раlmеrstоn Nоrth, Nеw Zеаlаnd, with significant campuses in Аlbаny and Wellington.
The Maui natural gas field is the largest gas, natural gas condensate and oil field in New Zealand, producing nearly three-quarters of the country's hydrocarbons, as well as providing energy for electricity generation.
The Maungakiekie-Tāmaki Local Board is one of the 21 local boards of the Auckland Council.
Maungarei / Mount Wellington is a 135-metre volcanic peak located in the Auckland volcanic field of Auckland, New Zealand.
Maungawhau / Mount Eden is a scoria cone in the Mount Eden suburb of Auckland, New Zealand.
The Māori King Movement or Kīngitanga is a movement that arose among some of the Māori tribes of New Zealand in the central North Island in the 1850s, to establish a role similar in status to that of the monarch of the British colonists, as a way of halting the alienation of Māori land.
Māori, also known as te reo ("the language"), is an Eastern Polynesian language spoken by the Māori people, the indigenous population of New Zealand.
The Māori are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand.
Mercer is the world's largest human resources consulting firm.
The Mercer Quality of Living Survey ranks 231 cities from Vienna to Baghdad on quality of life.
Mercury NZ Limited is a New Zealand electricity generation and electricity retailing company.
Michael King, OBE (15 December 1945 – 30 March 2004) was a New Zealand popular historian, author, and biographer.
Mission Bay is a seaside suburb of Auckland city, on the North Island of New Zealand, with a population of 5469.
The Mitre 10 Cup is a rugby union professional competition for New Zealand unions.
The world's most liveable cities is an informal name given to any list of cities as they rank on an annual survey of living conditions.
Motutapu Island (or simply Motutapu) is a island in the Hauraki Gulf to the northeast of the city of Auckland, New Zealand.
Mount Eden is a suburb in Auckland, New Zealand whose name honours George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland.
Mount Eden Prisons consists of two separate facilities in the Auckland, New Zealand suburb of Mount Eden — the Mount Eden Prison and the Mount Eden Corrections Facility.
Mount Ruapehu, also known simply as Ruapehu, is an active stratovolcano at the southern end of the Taupo Volcanic Zone in New Zealand.
Mt Smart Stadium (formerly known as Ericsson Stadium) is a stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.
Takarunga / Mount Victoria is the highest volcano on Auckland's North Shore, rising to 87 m.
Multiculturalism is a term with a range of meanings in the contexts of sociology, political philosophy, and in colloquial use.
Muriwai, also called Muriwai Beach, is a coastal community on the west coast of the Auckland Region in the North Island of New Zealand.
The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT) is a science and technology museum located in Western Springs, Auckland, New Zealand.
The Musket Wars were a series of as many as 3,000 battles and raids fought throughout New Zealand as well as the Chatham Islands among Māori between 1807 and 1845, after Māori first obtained muskets and then engaged in an intertribal arms race in order to gain territory or seek revenge for past defeats.
Myers Park is a narrow park in central Auckland, New Zealand, running parallel to the upper part of Queen Street.
Nadi (pronounced) is the third-largest conurbation in Fiji.
The National Basketball League (NBL) is the pre-eminent professional men's basketball league in Australia and New Zealand.
The National Grid is the nationwide system of electric power transmission in New Zealand.
The National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research or NIWA (Māori: Taihoro Nukurangi), is a Crown Research Institute of New Zealand.
The National Rugby League (NRL) is a league of professional men's rugby league teams in Australasia.
Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century.
Netball is a ball sport played by two teams of seven players.
New Plymouth (Ngāmotu) is the major city of the Taranaki Region on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand.
New Zealand (Aotearoa) is a sovereign island country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
The New Zealand Breakers are a New Zealand professional basketball team based in Auckland.
New Zealand First (Aotearoa Tuatahi), commonly abbreviated to NZ First, is a nationalist and populist political party in New Zealand.
The New Zealand Football Championship (NZFC, known as the ISPS Handa Premiership from 2017 for sponsorship reasons) is the top association football division in New Zealand.
The New Zealand House of Representatives is a component of the New Zealand Parliament, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor-General).
The New Zealand International Comedy Festival, is held simultaneously over three weeks in Auckland and Wellington and then takes to the road with the Comedy Convoy, touring to regional cities across New Zealand.
The New Zealand International Film Festival is a film festival held annually across New Zealand throughout the latter half of the year.
The New Zealand Labour Party (Rōpū Reipa o Aotearoa), or simply Labour (Reipa), is a centre-left political party in New Zealand.
The New Zealand Maritime Museum Hui Te Anaui A Tangaroa is a maritime museum in Auckland, New Zealand.
The New Zealand national cricket team, nicknamed the Black Caps, played their first Test in 1930 against England in Christchurch, becoming the fifth country to play Test cricket.
The New Zealand National Party (Rōpū Nāhinara o Aotearoa), shortened to National (Nāhinara) or the Nats, is a centre-right political party in New Zealand.
The New Zealand national rugby union team, called the All Blacks, represents New Zealand in men's rugby union, which is known as the country's national sport.
The New Zealand Press Association (NZPA) was a news agency that existed from 1879 to 2011 and provided national and international news to the media of New Zealand.
The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA, Mana Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa) is the New Zealand government crown entity tasked with providing leadership in assessment and qualifications.
State Highway 1 (SH 1) is the longest and most significant road in the New Zealand roading network, running the length of both main islands.
State Highway 16 (SH 16) is a New Zealand state highway linking central Auckland with Wellsford, via Auckland's Northwestern Motorway, Helensville and Kaukapakapa.
State Highway 18 (SH 18) is a state highway that runs between the Auckland Northern Motorway (SH 1) on the North Shore and the Northwestern Motorway (SH 16) in Waitakere in Auckland, New Zealand.
State Highway 20, also known as the Southwestern Motorway, is a New Zealand state highway linking State Highway 1 at Manukau City Centre with State Highway 16 in Point Chevalier, via Mangere and Onehunga.
State Highway 22 (SH 22) is a New Zealand state highway just south of Auckland.
The New Zealand state highway network is the major national highway network in New Zealand.
The New Zealand Symphony Orchestra (NZSO) is a symphony orchestra based in Wellington, New Zealand.
The New Zealand Warriors are a professional rugby league football club based in Auckland, New Zealand that compete in the National Rugby League (NRL) premiership and are the League's only team from outside Australia.
Newmarket is an Auckland suburb to the south-east of the central business district.
Ngāti Ākarana is a Māori cultural club in Auckland, New Zealand.
Ngāti Whātua is a Māori iwi (tribe) of the lower Northland Peninsula of New Zealand's North Island.
Ningbo, formerly written Ningpo, is a sub-provincial city in northeast Zhejiang province in China. It comprises the urban districts of Ningbo proper, three satellite cities, and a number of rural counties including islands in Hangzhou Bay and the East China Sea. Its port, spread across several locations, is among the busiest in the world and the municipality possesses a separate state-planning status. As of the 2010 census, the entire administrated area had a population of 7.6 million, with 3.5 million in the six urban districts of Ningbo proper. To the north, Hangzhou Bay separates Ningbo from Shanghai; to the east lies Zhoushan in the East China Sea; on the west and south, Ningbo borders Shaoxing and Taizhou respectively.
The North Auckland and Northland (NAaN) grid upgrade project reinforced transmission into the Auckland Region and across the harbour to North Auckland and the Northland Region.
The North Harbour Rugby Union (NHRU), commonly referred to colloquially as North Harbour or simply Harbour, is a provincial rugby team that was formed in 1985 by clubs that left the Auckland Rugby Union.
North Harbour Stadium, which for sponsorship reasons is currently known as QBE Stadium, is a stadium, situated in Albany, in North Shore City, New Zealand.
Maungauika is a volcano forming a headland called North Head at the east end of the Waitematā Harbour in Auckland, New Zealand in the suburb of Devonport.
The North Island (Māori: Te Ika-a-Māui) is one of the two main islands of New Zealand, separated from the slightly larger but much less populous South Island by Cook Strait.
North Shore Events Centre is an indoor arena located in the North Shore City suburb of Wairau Valley, Auckland, New Zealand.
North Shore is the part of the urban area of Auckland, New Zealand, located to the north of the Waitematā Harbour.
The Northern Busway is a segregated busway that runs along the eastern side of the Northern Motorway, part of State Highway 1, in the north of Auckland, New Zealand, linking the North Shore with the northern end of the Auckland Harbour Bridge.
The Northern Mystics are a New Zealand netball team based in Auckland who currently compete in the ANZ Premiership.
The Northern Stars are a New Zealand netball team based in Manukau that, from 2017, will compete in the new ANZ Premiership New Zealand Netball competition.
The Northland Region (Te Tai Tokerau) is the northernmost of New Zealand's 16 local government regions.
The NRL Auckland Nines (known as the Downer NRL Auckland Nines due to sponsorship) is a rugby league nines competition staged by the National Rugby League and played annually prior to the beginning of the NRL season proper.
An obelisk (from ὀβελίσκος obeliskos; diminutive of ὀβελός obelos, "spit, nail, pointed pillar") is a tall, four-sided, narrow tapering monument which ends in a pyramid-like shape or pyramidion at the top.
An oceanic or highland climate, also known as a marine or maritime climate, is the Köppen classification of climate typical of west coasts in higher middle latitudes of continents, and generally features cool summers (relative to their latitude) and cool winters, with a relatively narrow annual temperature range and few extremes of temperature, with the exception for transitional areas to continental, subarctic and highland climates.
Okiato or Old Russell is a small holiday spot in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand, seven km south of present-day Russell.
Old Government House is the former residence of the Governor of New Zealand in Auckland, New Zealand.
Oliver Wyman is an international management consulting firm with a large focus on banking and financial services.
Omaha is a small beach town on Omaha Bay in the Rodney District, in the north of New Zealand.
Maungakiekie / One Tree Hill is a volcanic peak in Auckland, New Zealand.
Onehunga is a suburb of Auckland in New Zealand and the location of the Port of Onehunga, the city's small port on the Manukau Harbour.
The Onehunga Line in Auckland, New Zealand is the name given to suburban train services that operate between Britomart and Onehunga via Newmarket.
Orewa, a town in New Zealand's North Island, lies on the Hibiscus Coast, just north of the base of the Whangaparaoa Peninsula and 40 kilometres north of central Auckland.
Otago is a region of New Zealand in the south of the South Island administered by the Otago Regional Council.
The Otahuhu power station site is located in Otara, Auckland, New Zealand, and holds two decommissioned plants; Otahuhu A (initially open cycle gas turbines, then synchronous compensation) and Otahuhu B (a 404 MW combined cycle).
Pablo Ruiz Picasso (25 October 1881 – 8 April 1973) was a Spanish painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist, stage designer, poet and playwright who spent most of his adult life in France.
Pacific Islanders or Pasifikas are the peoples of the Pacific Islands.
The Pacific Ocean is the largest and deepest of Earth's oceanic divisions.
The Pacific Rim comprises the lands around the rim of the Pacific Ocean.
Pakiri is a locality in Auckland, in the former Rodney District of New Zealand.
Parnell is an upmarket suburb in Auckland, New Zealand.
Atmospheric aerosol particles, also known as atmospheric particulate matter, particulate matter (PM), particulates, or suspended particulate matter (SPM) are microscopic solid or liquid matter suspended in Earth's atmosphere.
The Pasifika Festival is a Pacific Islands-themed festival held annually in Western Springs, Auckland City, New Zealand.
Paul Cézanne (or;; 19 January 1839 – 22 October 1906) was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th-century conception of artistic endeavor to a new and radically different world of art in the 20th century.
Eugène Henri Paul Gauguin (7 June 1848 – 8 May 1903) was a French post-Impressionist artist.
The word pā (IPA) can refer to any Māori village or defensive settlement, but often refers to hill forts – fortified settlements with palisades and defensive terraces – and also to fortified villages.
Pākehā (or Pakeha) is a Māori-language term for New Zealanders of European descent.
The Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format developed in the 1990s to present documents, including text formatting and images, in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems.
Philip Bruce Goff (born 22 June 1953) is the Mayor of Auckland, in office since 2016; previously he was a Member of the New Zealand Parliament from 1981 to 1990 and again from 1993 to 2016.
Pieter Cornelis "Piet" Mondriaan, after 1906 Mondrian (later; 7 March 1872 – 1 February 1944), was a Dutch painter and theoretician who is regarded as one of the greatest artists of the 20th century.
Piha is a coastal settlement on the western coast of the Auckland Region in New Zealand with a population of 600.
Piha Rescue is a New Zealand reality series following the daily actions of the Piha Surf Life Saving Club lifeguards on the famous Piha surf beach.
Piha Surf Life Saving Club (sometimes called Piha Lifeguard Service) is a surf lifesaving club for the southern section of Piha, on the west coast of Auckland, New Zealand, some 45 km from Auckland City centre.
Pohang is a city in the province of North Gyeongsang, South Korea, and a main seaport in the Daegu-Gyeongbuk region.
Politics of the Pitcairn Islands takes place in a framework of a parliamentary representative democratic dependency, whereby the Mayor is the head of government.
Polynesia (from πολύς polys "many" and νῆσος nēsos "island") is a subregion of Oceania, made up of more than 1,000 islands scattered over the central and southern Pacific Ocean.
The Polynesians are a subset of Austronesians native to the islands of Polynesia that speak the Polynesian languages, a branch of the Oceanic subfamily of the Austronesian language family.
Ponsonby is an inner-city suburb of Auckland located 2 km west of the Auckland CBD, in the North Island of New Zealand.
Port of Tauranga is the port of Tauranga, New Zealand.
Portage or portaging is the practice of carrying water craft or cargo over land, either around an obstacle in a river, or between two bodies of water.
Ports of Auckland Limited (POAL), the successor to the Auckland Harbour Board, is the Auckland Council-owned company administering Auckland's commercial freight and cruise ship harbour facilities.
Presbyterianism is a part of the reformed tradition within Protestantism which traces its origins to Britain, particularly Scotland, and Ireland.
Princes Wharf is a former commercial wharf on the Auckland waterfront, in Auckland City, New Zealand, which has been redeveloped into a multi-story high-class mixed-use development and cruise ship terminal.
Protestantism is the second largest form of Christianity with collectively more than 900 million adherents worldwide or nearly 40% of all Christians.
Pukekohe is a town in the Auckland Region of the North Island of New Zealand.
Pukekohe Park is home to horse racing, motor racing and several community events & activities in the heart of Pukekohe, New Zealand.
The Puketapapa Local Board is one of the 21 local boards of the Auckland Council, and is one of the two boards overseen by the council's Albert-Eden-Roskill ward councillors.
Qingdao (also spelled Tsingtao) is a city in eastern Shandong Province on the east coast of China.
A quarry is a place from which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, gravel, or slate has been excavated from the ground.
In Australian and New Zealand English, a quarter acre is a term for a suburban plot of land.
Queen Street is the major commercial thoroughfare in the Auckland CBD, Auckland, New Zealand's main population centre.
Quotable Value Limited (QV) is a state-owned enterprise of the New Zealand government.
Rainbow's End is a theme park in Manukau, Auckland.
Rainforests are forests characterized by high rainfall, with annual rainfall in the case of tropical rainforests between, and definitions varying by region for temperate rainforests.
Rangitoto College is a state coeducational secondary school, located on the North Shore of Auckland, New Zealand.
Rangitoto Island is a volcanic island in the Hauraki Gulf near Auckland, New Zealand.
A red-light district or pleasure district is a part of an urban area where a concentration of prostitution and sex-oriented businesses, such as sex shops, strip clubs, and adult theaters are found.
New Zealand is divided into sixteen regions for local government purposes.
Riverhead is a small, historically predominantly working-class town located at the head of the Waitematā Harbour in the north-west of Auckland, New Zealand.
Road running is the sport of running on a measured course over an established road (as opposed to track and field and cross country running).
Rough Guides Ltd is a British travel guidebook and reference publisher, since November 2017 owned by APA Publications.
The Royal Commission on Auckland Governance was established by the New Zealand Government to investigate the local government arrangements of Auckland.
The Royal New Zealand Ballet is based in Wellington, New Zealand.
The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron is one of New Zealand's more prestigious yacht clubs, and the club behind New Zealand's America's Cup campaigns, under the guises of New Zealand Challenge and Team New Zealand.
Rugby league football is a full-contact sport played by two teams of thirteen players on a rectangular field.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Russell Cyril James Stone (born 7 April 1923) is a New Zealand historian, author and professor emeritus at the University of Auckland.
Saint Heliers is an affluent seaside suburb of Auckland with a population of 4824.
Samoan New Zealanders are Samoan immigrants in New Zealand, their descendants, and New Zealanders of Samoan ethnic descent.
Santiago, also known as Santiago de Chile, is the capital and largest city of Chile as well as one of the largest cities in the Americas.
Scoop.co.nz is a New Zealand internet news site run by Scoop Media Limited, part of the Scoop Media Cartel.
Sculpture is the branch of the visual arts that operates in three dimensions.
is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan.
Sikhism (ਸਿੱਖੀ), or Sikhi,, from Sikh, meaning a "disciple", or a "learner"), is a monotheistic religion that originated in the Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent about the end of the 15th century. It is one of the youngest of the major world religions, and the fifth-largest. The fundamental beliefs of Sikhism, articulated in the sacred scripture Guru Granth Sahib, include faith and meditation on the name of the one creator, divine unity and equality of all humankind, engaging in selfless service, striving for social justice for the benefit and prosperity of all, and honest conduct and livelihood while living a householder's life. In the early 21st century there were nearly 25 million Sikhs worldwide, the great majority of them (20 million) living in Punjab, the Sikh homeland in northwest India, and about 2 million living in neighboring Indian states, formerly part of the Punjab. Sikhism is based on the spiritual teachings of Guru Nanak, the first Guru (1469–1539), and the nine Sikh gurus that succeeded him. The Tenth Guru, Guru Gobind Singh, named the Sikh scripture Guru Granth Sahib as his successor, terminating the line of human Gurus and making the scripture the eternal, religious spiritual guide for Sikhs.Louis Fenech and WH McLeod (2014),, 3rd Edition, Rowman & Littlefield,, pages 17, 84-85William James (2011), God's Plenty: Religious Diversity in Kingston, McGill Queens University Press,, pages 241–242 Sikhism rejects claims that any particular religious tradition has a monopoly on Absolute Truth. The Sikh scripture opens with Ik Onkar (ੴ), its Mul Mantar and fundamental prayer about One Supreme Being (God). Sikhism emphasizes simran (meditation on the words of the Guru Granth Sahib), that can be expressed musically through kirtan or internally through Nam Japo (repeat God's name) as a means to feel God's presence. It teaches followers to transform the "Five Thieves" (lust, rage, greed, attachment, and ego). Hand in hand, secular life is considered to be intertwined with the spiritual life., page.
Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.
The Sky Tower is an observation and telecommunications tower located at the corner of Victoria and Federal Streets in the Auckland CBD, Auckland, New Zealand.
The South Island (Māori: Te Waipounamu) is the larger of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the smaller but more populous North Island.
Southdown Power Station was a natural gas-fired combined cycle gas turbine cogeneration power station in Southdown, a suburb in southern Auckland City, New Zealand.
The Southern Hemisphere is the half of Earth that is south of the Equator.
The Southern Line in Auckland, New Zealand is the name given to suburban train services that operate between Britomart Transport Centre in central Auckland and Pukekohe via Newmarket.
Spark Arena (formerly Vector Arena) is a multipurpose arena in Auckland, New Zealand.
The Cathedral of St Patrick and St Joseph (usually known as St Patrick's Cathedral) is the Cathedral of the Catholic Bishop of Auckland.
State housing is a system of public housing in New Zealand, offering low-cost rental housing to residents on low to moderate incomes.
Statistics New Zealand (Tatauranga Aotearoa), branded as Stats NZ, is the public service department of New Zealand charged with the collection of statistics related to the economy, population and society of New Zealand.
Subduction is a geological process that takes place at convergent boundaries of tectonic plates where one plate moves under another and is forced or sinks due to gravity into the mantle.
The subtropics are geographic and climate zones located roughly between the tropics at latitude 23.5° (the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn) and temperate zones (normally referring to latitudes 35–66.5°) north and south of the Equator.
Super Rugby is a professional men's rugby union football competition in the Southern Hemisphere and Japan.
The Supercars Championship (known as the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship for sponsorship purposes) is a touring car racing category based in Australia and run as an International Series under Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) regulations.
Surf Life Saving Northern Region (SLSNR) is the organisation responsible for controlling the surf lifesaving activities around the Auckland region of New Zealand.
Surf lifesaving is a multifaceted movement that comprises key aspects of voluntary lifeguard services and competitive surf sport.
Sylvia Park is a large business park and shopping centre in the Auckland suburb of Mount Wellington in New Zealand.
Taichung, officially known as Taichung City, is a special municipality located in center-western Taiwan.
Tainui is a tribal waka confederation of New Zealand Māori iwi.
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
Takapuna is a central, coastal suburb of North Shore, Auckland, located in the northern North Island of New Zealand, at the beginning of a south-east-facing peninsula forming the northern side of the Waitematā Harbour.
The Tamaki River or Tamaki Estuary (Maori: "Tāmaki") is mostly an estuarial arm and harbour of the Hauraki Gulf, within the city of Auckland in New Zealand.
The Tasman Sea (Māori: Te Tai-o-Rehua) is a marginal sea of the South Pacific Ocean, situated between Australia and New Zealand.
Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand is an online encyclopedia created by the Ministry for Culture and Heritage of the New Zealand Government.
Te Henga (Bethells Beach) is a coastal community in the Auckland Region in the north of the North Island, New Zealand.
Territorial authorities are the second tier of local government in New Zealand, below regional councils.
The arts refers to the theory and physical expression of creativity found in human societies and cultures.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New Zealand Herald is a daily newspaper published in Auckland, New Zealand, owned by New Zealand Media and Entertainment.
The Trusts Arena is an indoor arena located in Henderson, Auckland, New Zealand.
Time in New Zealand, by law, is divided into two standard time zones.
Tiritiri Matangi Island lies in the Hauraki Gulf of New Zealand, east of the Whangaparaoa Peninsula in the North Island and north east of Auckland.
is a town located in Fukushima Prefecture, Japan.
The Torpedo Bay Navy Museum is the official museum of the Royal New Zealand Navy.
Tourism comprises an important sector of the '''New Zealand''' economy, directly contributing NZ$12.9 billion (or 5.6%) of the country's GDP in 2016, as well as supporting 188,000 full-time equivalent jobs (nearly 7.5% of New Zealand's workforce).
Traffic congestion is a condition on transport networks that occurs as use increases, and is characterized by slower speeds, longer trip times, and increased vehicular queueing.
Transliteration is a type of conversion of a text from one script to another that involves swapping letters (thus trans- + liter-) in predictable ways (such as α → a, д → d, χ → ch, ն → n or æ → e).
Transpower New Zealand Limited (TPNZ) is the state-owned enterprise responsible for electric power transmission in New Zealand.
The Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti o Waitangi) is a treaty first signed on 6 February 1840 by representatives of the British Crown and Māori chiefs (Rangatira) from the North Island of New Zealand.
UBS Group AG is a Swiss multinational investment bank and financial services company founded and based in Switzerland.
Ulster (Ulaidh or Cúige Uladh, Ulster Scots: Ulstèr or Ulster) is a province in the north of the island of Ireland.
Unitec Institute of Technology (Māori: Te Whare Wānanga o Wairaka) is the largest institute of technology in Auckland, New Zealand with over 15,000 students in 2015.
The University of Auckland (Te Whare Wānanga o Tāmaki Makaurau) is the largest university in New Zealand, located in the country's largest city, Auckland.
The Upper Harbour Bridge (also called the Greenhithe Bridge) is a motorway bridge in west Auckland, New Zealand.
The Upper Harbour Local Board is one of the 21 local boards of the Auckland Council, and is one of the two boards overseen by the council's Albany ward councillors.
Statistics New Zealand defines urban areas of New Zealand for statistical purposes (they have no administrative or legal basis).
is the capital and largest city of Tochigi Prefecture, in the northern Kantō region of Japan.
Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia.
Vector Limited is an electricity and gas distribution company in Auckland, New Zealand.
Viaduct Harbour, formerly known as Viaduct Basin, is a former commercial harbour on the Auckland waterfront that has been turned into a development of mostly upscale apartments, office space and restaurants.
Victoria Park is a park and sports ground in Auckland City, New Zealand.
A villa was originally an ancient Roman upper-class country house.
Vodafone Events Centre (originally the TelstraClear Pacific Events Centre) is a multi-purpose event centre located in Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand (suburb of the former Manukau City), with an indoor arena, theatre and meeting halls hosting community, cultural and sports events, concerts and plays, exhibits, trade fairs and expos, corporate functions, meetings, weddings and other special events.
Volcanic cones are among the simplest volcanic landforms.
A volcanic crater is a roughly circular depression in the ground caused by volcanic activity.
Volcanism is the phenomenon of eruption of molten rock (magma) onto the surface of the Earth or a solid-surface planet or moon, where lava, pyroclastics and volcanic gases erupt through a break in the surface called a vent.
A volcano is a rupture in the crust of a planetary-mass object, such as Earth, that allows hot lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the surface.
Waiheke Island (Māori) is the most populated and second-largest island in the Hauraki Gulf of New Zealand.
Waikato is a local government region of the upper North Island of New Zealand.
The Waikato River is the longest river in New Zealand, running for through the North Island.
Wairoa is a town and territorial authority district in New Zealand's North Island.
The Waitakere Ranges are a chain of hills in the Auckland Region, generally running approximately 25 km (15.5 mi) from north to south, 25 km west of central Auckland, New Zealand.
Waitakere United is a football club based in Waitakere City, New Zealand.
Waitematā Harbour is the main access by sea to Auckland, New Zealand.
The Waitematā Local Board is one of the 21 local boards of the Auckland Council, and is one of the three boards overseen by the council's Waitemata and Gulf ward councillor.
Waiwera is a locality situated in the north of the Auckland Region in New Zealand.
The Weller brothers, Englishmen of Sydney and Otago, New Zealand, were the founders of a whaling station on Otago Harbour and New Zealand’s most substantial merchant traders in the 1830s.
Wellington (Te Whanganui-a-Tara) is the capital city and second most populous urban area of New Zealand, with residents.
Wellington Harbour is the large natural harbour on the southern tip of New Zealand's North Island.
Wendell Cox is an American urban policy analyst and academic, known as a leading proponent of the use of the private car over rail projects.
The Western Line in Auckland, New Zealand is the name given to suburban rail services that operate between Britomart and Swanson via Newmarket.
Western Park is a midsized public park located in the suburb of Freemans Bay, west of the CBD of Auckland, New Zealand.
Western Springs is a residential suburb and park in the city of Auckland in the north of New Zealand.
Western Springs Stadium is a stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.
Westfield Albany is a shopping centre in Albany, New Zealand, opposite the Albany Lakes Civic Park.
Westhaven Marina in Auckland, New Zealand, is the largest yacht marina in the Southern Hemisphere.
The Whakamaru to Brownhill Road transmission line is a double-circuit 400 kV capable transmission line constructed by Transpower to increase the capacity of the National Grid between the southern Waikato and the city of Auckland.
Whangaparaoa Peninsula is a suburban area about 25 km north of Auckland in New Zealand.
The Whau Local Board is one of the 21 local boards of the Auckland Council, which replaced Auckland's previous eight councils on 1 November 2010.
Captain William Hobson RN (26 September 1792 – 10 September 1842) was a British naval officer who served as the first Governor of New Zealand.
William Swainson (25 April 1809 – 1 December 1884) became the second, and last, Attorney-General of the Crown colony of New Zealand and instrumental in setting up the legal system of New Zealand.
The World Masters Games is an international multi-sport event held every four years which, in terms of competitor numbers, has developed into the largest of its kind.
The WTA Auckland Open (formally known as the ASB Classic) is a professional women's tennis tournament in Auckland, New Zealand.
The Wynyard Quarter (historically also known as the Western Reclamation, Wynyard Point, Wynyard Wharf or Tank Farm) is a reclaimed piece of land on the Waitematā Harbour at the western edge of the Auckland waterfront, New Zealand.
A yacht is a watercraft used for pleasure or sports.
The 1950 British Empire Games was the fourth edition of what is now called the Commonwealth Games.
The 1990 Commonwealth Games were held in Auckland, New Zealand from 24 January – 3 February 1990.
The 1998 Auckland power crisis was a five-week-long power outage affecting the central city of Auckland, New Zealand in February and March (southern summer) of 1998.
The 30th America's Cup was contested between the holder, Team New Zealand, and the winner of the 2000 Louis Vuitton Cup, Prada Challenge.
The 31st America's Cup was contested between the holder, Team New Zealand, and the winner of the 2003 Louis Vuitton Cup, Alinghi.
The 2006 Auckland Blackout refers to the massive electrical blackout in Auckland, the largest city in New Zealand, on 12 June 2006.
The 2007 World Netball Championships was the 12th staging of the World Netball Championships, a quadrennial international netball world championship co-ordinated by the International Federation of Netball Associations (IFNA), inaugurated in 1963.
The 2011 Rugby World Cup was the seventh Rugby World Cup, a quadrennial international rugby union competition inaugurated in 1987.
The 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series was a series of eight World Championship Triathlon events that led up to a Grand Final held in Auckland, New Zealand in October 2012.
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