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Auckland


Lower Auckland Central Business District:
Lower Auckland Central Business District in Auckland, New Zealand
Located on the North Island of New Zealand, Auckland is the largest city in the country. As of 2006, the census indicated the city had a population of 404,658. A large number of people also live in the metropolitan area surrounding Auckland, and as of 2007, the combined city/metropolitan population was estimated at 1,329,900, which is over a quarter of the New Zealand's entire population.

The central area of Auckland occupies a narrow isthmus, less than 1.2 miles (2 kilometers) wide at its narrowest point, that lies betwen Manukau Harbour on the Tasman Sea, and Waitemata Harbour on the Pacific Ocean. Consequently, the city one of only a handful in the world to have harbors on two separate bodies of water. Both of these harbors are partially crossed by bridges - the most spectacular of these bridges is Auckland Harbour Bridge which crosses Waitemata Harbour, just to the West of the Auckland Central Business District.

The tallest and most recognizable building in Auckland is the Sky Tower. This is an observation and telecommunications tower located in the city's business district. The tower, which attracts approximately 600,000 visitors each year, stands 1,066 feet (328 meters) tall, making it the tallest free standing structure in the Southern hemisphere. Visitors who go up the tower can enjoy two restaurant levels (one with revolving seating), one cafe level, and two observation decks, one of which has some glass sections in the floor. If that's not enough of a thrill, you can try the "SkyJump" from the observation deck - this is a 624 foot (192 meter) cable-guided "jump" from the observation deck, which is sort of intermediate between a bungee jump and a base jump.

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Lonely Planet Pocket Auckland & the Bay of Islands

By Lonely Planet & Tasmin Waby

Lonely Planet
Released: February 16th, 2021
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  • Manufacturer: Lonely Planet
  • Brand: Lonely Planet
  • ISBN: 1788689437
  • EAN: 9781788689434
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  • Paperback
  • Edition: 1
  • Number of Pages: 160
  • Authors: Lonely Planet, Brett Atkinson, Tasmin Waby
  • Publication Date: February 16th, 2021
  • Release Date: February 16th, 2021
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  • Size: 0.238 Inches by 0.175 Inches by 0.394 Inches
  • Weight: 0.3637627323 Pounds
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New Zealand: Coffee Table Photography Travel Picture Book Album Of An Oceania Island And Auckland City Large Size Photos Cover

By Amelia Boman

Independently Published
Released: December 7th, 2019
Paperback (35 pages)

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  • Brand: Independently Published
  • ISBN: 1672807867
  • EAN: 9781672807869
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  • Number of Pages: 35
  • Author: Amelia Boman
  • Publication Date: December 7th, 2019
  • Release Date: December 7th, 2019
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  • Size: 11.0 Inches by 8.5 Inches by 0.09 Inches
  • Weight: 0.31 Pounds
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My Trip Journal To Auckland: Travel Journal Notebook / Journal Gift Idea For Explorers, Travellers, Backpackers, Campers, Tourists - 6x9" Lined Travel Notebook

By TripJournal by Samantha Quin

Independently published
Released: August 25th, 2020
Paperback (100 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: Independently published
  • EAN: 9798679274488
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  • Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 100
  • Author: TripJournal by Samantha Quin
  • Publication Date: August 25th, 2020
  • Release Date: August 25th, 2020
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  • Size: 9.0 Inches by 6.0 Inches by 0.23 Inches
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Proud to Be From Auckland: Travel Notebook / Journal Gift Idea For Explorers, Travellers, Backpackers, Campers, Tourists -Vacation journal - Lined Travel Notebook

By MyHeartBy Auckland

Independently published
Released: August 25th, 2020
Paperback (100 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: Independently published
  • EAN: 9798679039506
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  • Paperback
  • Number of Pages: 100
  • Author: MyHeartBy Auckland
  • Publication Date: August 25th, 2020
  • Release Date: August 25th, 2020
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  • Size: 9.0 Inches by 6.0 Inches by 0.23 Inches
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Just A Girl Who Loves Auckland: Travel And Vacation Notebook / Journal Gift Idea For Lovers, Travellers, Backpackers, Campers, Tourists -Auckland Notebook Journal

By iLove Auckland By Loca

Independently published
Released: August 23rd, 2020
Paperback (100 pages)

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  • Manufacturer: Independently published
  • EAN: 9798678458803
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  • Number of Pages: 100
  • Author: iLove Auckland By Loca
  • Publication Date: August 23rd, 2020
  • Release Date: August 23rd, 2020
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I Don't Need Therapy I Just Need To Go To Auckland: Travel And Vacation Notebook / Journal Gift Idea For Explorers, Travellers, Backpackers, Campers, Tourists - 6x9" Lined Travel Notebook

By TravelLovers00 by JANNINE

Independently published
Released: August 7th, 2020
Paperback (100 pages)

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  • EAN: 9798673136331
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  • Number of Pages: 100
  • Author: TravelLovers00 by JANNINE
  • Publication Date: August 7th, 2020
  • Release Date: August 7th, 2020
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Auckland: Travel Journal, Traveling Journal, Travelers Journal, Travel Gift, Tourism Journal - 6" x 9" 120 pages - Lined Journal

By BENYOU Traveling

Independently published
Released: June 2nd, 2020
Paperback (120 pages)

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  • EAN: 9798650428848
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  • Number of Pages: 120
  • Author: BENYOU Traveling
  • Publication Date: June 2nd, 2020
  • Release Date: June 2nd, 2020
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