Auckland overview

Auckland (/ˈɔːklənd/ AWK-lənd) is a city in New Zealand's North Island. Auckland is the largest urban area in the country, with an urban population of around 1,534,700.[4] It is located in the Auckland Region—the area governed by Auckland Council—which includes outlying rural areas and the islands of the Hauraki Gulf, resulting in a total population of 1,657,200.[4] A diverse and multicultural city, Auckland is home to the largest Polynesian population in the world.[5] The Māori-language name for Auckland is Tāmaki (pronounced [ˈtaːmaki]) or Tāmaki-makau-rau, meaning "Tāmaki with a hundred lovers", in reference to the desirability of its fertile land at the hub of waterways in all directions.[6] It has also been called Ākarana, a transliteration of the English name.

The Auckland urban area (as defined by Statistics New Zealand) ranges to Waiwera in the north, Kumeu in the northwest, and Runciman in the south. Auckland lies between the Hauraki Gulf of the Pacific Ocean to the east, the low Hunua Ranges to the south-east, the Manukau Harbour to the south-west, and the Waitakere Ranges and smaller ranges to the west and north-west. The surrounding hills are covered in rainforest and the landscape is dotted with dozens of dormant volcanic cones. The central part of the urban area occupies a narrow isthmus between the Manukau Harbour on the Tasman Sea and the Waitematā Harbour on the Pacific Ocean. Auckland is one of the few cities in the world to have a harbour on each of two separate major bodies of water.

The isthmus on which Auckland resides was first settled around 1350 and was valued for its rich and fertile land. The Māori population in the area is estimated to have peaked at 20,000 before the arrival of Europeans.[7] After a British colony was established in 1840, William Hobson, then Lieutenant-Governor of New Zealand, chose the area as his new capital. He named the area for George Eden, Earl of Auckland, British First Lord of the Admiralty. It was replaced as the capital in 1865 by Wellington, but immigration to the new city stayed strong, and it has remained the country's most populous urban area. Today, Auckland's central business district is the major financial centre of New Zealand.

Auckland is classified as a Beta + World City[8] because of its importance in commerce, the arts, and education. The University of Auckland, established in 1883, is the largest university in New Zealand. Landmarks such as the Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, the Harbour Bridge, the Sky Tower, and many museums, parks, restaurants, and theatres are among the city's significant tourist attractions. Auckland Airport handles around one million international passengers a month. Despite being one of the most expensive cities in the world,[9] Auckland is ranked third on the 2016 Mercer Quality of Living Survey,[10] making it one of the most liveable cities.

Best NZD exchange rates at No1 Currency in Auckland

Exchange NZD No1 Currency Buy No1 Currency Sell
Australian Dollar 1.032 0.925
US Dollar 1.486 0.643
Bahraini Dinar 3.693 0.231
Brazilian Real 0.325 2.392
Bruneian Dollar 0.993 0.845
Canadian Dollar 1.096 0.855
Chilean Peso 0.002 402.900
Chinese Yuan Renminbi 0.213 4.357
Croatian Kuna 0.206 3.910
Czech Koruna 0.059 13.880
Danish Krone 0.209 4.173
Egyptian Pound 0.075 9.646
Euro 1.652 0.570
Fijian Dollar 0.673 1.330
CFP Franc 0.013 64.925
British Pound 1.873 0.498
Hong Kong Dollar 0.186 4.936
Hungarian Forint 0.005 174.570
Icelandic Krona 0.011 73.310
Indonesian Rupiah 8686.300
Israeli Shekel 0.387 2.118
Japanese Yen 0.013 69.828
Jordanian Dinar 1.950 0.420
Kuwaiti Dinar 4.577 0.181
Malaysian Ringgit 0.339 2.592
Mauritian Rupee 0.037 20.236
Mexican Peso 0.074 11.465
Norwegian Krone 0.164 5.479
Omani Rial 3.546 0.229
Papua New Guinean Kina 0.388 1.977
Philippine Peso 0.027 31.639
Polish Zloty 0.362 2.301
Qatari Riyal 0.380 2.165
Samoan Tala 0.521 1.573
Saudi Arabian Riyal 0.378 2.279
Singapore Dollar 1.064 0.869
Solomon Islander Dollar 0.179 4.554
South African Rand 0.100 8.929
South Korean Won 0.001 733.440
Sri Lankan Rupee 0.008 98.086
Swedish Krona 0.150 5.995
Swiss Franc 1.442 0.636
Taiwan New Dollar 0.045 18.861
Thai Baht 0.045 19.997
Tongan Pa'anga 0.621 1.378
Turkish Lira 0.231 3.620
Emirati Dirham 0.397 2.280
Ni-Vanuatu Vatu 0.012 69.371
Vietnamese Dong 13758.000
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Auckland news tweets

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2019-05-20 23:39:21 UTC
@DVGavet Yes. Yes they do. Where in Auckland? How many people?
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2019-05-20 23:39:22 UTC
RT @SolespireMarcus: Traditional totem poles in New Zealand, similar to ours in Canada. @TRAVOH1 @SolespireDerek (@ Achilles Point in Au…
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2019-05-20 23:39:32 UTC
RT @SolespireMarcus: Ready for savoury authentic Italian food for lunch. @TRAVOH1 (@ Portofino in Mission Bay, Auckland w/…
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2019-05-20 23:39:40 UTC
RT @SolespireMarcus: I'm at Portofino in Mission Bay, Auckland w/ @thepinnaclelist @solespire
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2019-05-20 23:39:42 UTC
RT @SolespireMarcus: Turned out to be a beautiful day! ☀️ 🌊 @TRAVOH1 (@ Mission Bay in Mission Bay, Auckland w/ @thepinnaclelist…
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2019-05-20 23:39:43 UTC
RT @RuthJamesNZ: Come and watch @CODEfilm at Hoyts, Sylvia Park, Auckland - this Saturday 25th May - sponsored by @Xero as part of…
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2019-05-20 23:39:45 UTC
RT @SolespireMarcus: Downtown Auckland with the the city’s famous Sky Tower in the background. @TRAVOH1 (@ Auckland, New Zealand in Auck…
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2019-05-20 23:40:12 UTC
The first session in Auckland was challenging, thought provoking and very rewarding. Eugene is an excellent trainer…
Auckland added 1 tweet
2019-05-20 23:40:16 UTC
There are a heap of updates in my May chair's monthly report incl a letter from @AklTransport CEO to me & Cr…

Auckland news media

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Yom Hashoah 🙏🇮🇱
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I’m O.G ya’ll new to the game 🥀@troyboi_music
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Piha part 4: This is the first stage plans of the new bridge to be constructed in Piha. The ocean lookout bride will be completed in New Zealands upgrade plan of 2022. I'm so proud to be a part of such a great team of talented visionaries
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An oldie but a goodie. Potato quality video by @tamajandals101 #skateboard #nzskateboarding #skateboardingisfun #auckland #newzealand #indy
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So sad to leave New Zealand. What a beautiful country ❤️ #tongarirocrossing #cathedralcove #wanaka #franzjosefglacier #abeltasman #kaikoura #auckland #christchurch #rotorua #greatwalks #mountcook #wellington #besttimeever #newzealand
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Newsflash my Auckland friends! I am coming to you next month to headline this magnificent show and I'd love to see you there. You can buy your tickets on eventfinder or DM me for the link. Now is also a good time to get in touch if you are interested in any workshops or private lessons I have on offer whilst I'm in town 💋 #newsflash #headliner #nzburlesque #travellingshowgirl #auckland #newzealand
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Piwakawaka and pohutakawa. Gardenart designed and made in NZ by Claire Jensen, Opunake. Exterior materials, designed to be hung or fixed to fence. Available from The Brown Bach Studio, Opunake. #fantail #kiwiana #gardenart #nzgarden #nzbird #resenepaints #nzhome #vibrant #auckland
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Auckland news videos

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version en français plus bas . Auckland is a city in the North Island of New Zealand . A diverse and multicultural city, Auckland is ...
A personal list of the best and worst things about studying abroad in Auckland, New Zealand, based on my five months of living ...
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Auckland news texts

Samoa Aukilani name squad to face Auckland | Scoop News

The Samoa Aukilani (Auckland) squad to take on the Auckland premier team over Queen’s Birthday Weekend has been named. Seven Auckland clubs are represented in the squad, which includes 2018 Auckland representatives Simon Luafalealo, Jordan Tuarae, Daniel ...

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Auckland rail workers suspended; an employer trend? | Scoop News

The Council of Trade Unions Secretary Sam Huggard is calling on Auckland Transport, part of Auckland Council to intervene, and 'remove the suspensions which are preventing the people who keep Auckland’s trains safe, from doing their work.'

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Auckland Mayor welcomes extra funding to tackle homelessness | Scoop News
Auckland Mayor welcomes extra funding to tackle homelessness | Scoop News

Auckland Mayor Phil Goff has welcomed the Government’s announcement of more funding to tackle homelessness.

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Air New Zealand to add flights between Taipei, Auckland | Economics | FOCUS TAIWAN - CNA ENGLISH NEWS

Taipei, March 29 (CNA) Air New Zealand, which resumed direct flights between Auckland and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport last November, announced Friday that it will add more flights to the route from Oct. 27.

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Congestion finally eases around Auckland Airport | Scoop News

Congestion is easing across the Auckland motorway network after a very busy afternoon on the southwestern motorways around Auckland Airport. Traffic within the airport itself remains busy, but is slowly easing.

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New frontier for businesses committed to climate change action

Be at the forefront of reducing carbon emissions with the launch of New Zealand’s first-ever gamified carbon calculator – FutureFit.

2 months conditional positive
Auckland’s high five for rugby league fans | Scoop News

Rugby league will storm a rival code’s spiritual home this November with a triple treat of international matches at Eden Park when the All Blacks are away seeking more Rugby World Cup glory.

3 months conditional positive
Additional ferry sailings for north and west Auckland

Auckland Transport has announced more ferry services to Hobsonville, Beach Haven and Gulf Harbour.

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Auckland exchange rates

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100 JPY to PHP
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100 RUB to AMD
Bremen, Federal Republic of Germany.
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100 USD to MAD
London, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
100 EUR to COP
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100 QAR to PHP
Doha, State of Qatar.
1000 RUB to INR
New Delhi, Republic of India.
5800 KRW to TWD
Beijing, People’s Republic of China.
100 TRY to AZN
Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan.
50 RSD to TRY
İstanbul, Republic of Turkey.
50 RSD to TRY
İstanbul, Republic of Turkey.
100 TRY to AZN
Baku, Republic of Azerbaijan.