Auckland Coat of Arms
What would locals like visitors to know about Auckland (Tamaki Makaurau)? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:
How Auckland museum is unpacking centuries of colonial legacy and indigenising itself
Zip line Eden Park’s newest addition and a thrilling ride
Aucklanders, what do you want from your city?
Auckland is a biodiversity paradise
Volcanic cones regain Māori names
36 Hours in Auckland, New Zealand
Auckland starts shaping aerotropolis
Building a City Centre for Our People – Auckland Council
Auckland’s Future in Progress
Volcanoes of Auckland – Bruce Hayward maps out the volcanoes
Ban on berm gardens – Berm gardener Richard Green talks about veggie patches and flower bed on Auckland’s roadsides being banned unless you pay $150 for a special license.
Occupying the largest open-air inner city space with its trademark blue and white tents, Aotea Square Market is Auckland’s most popular market. The market is located on Queen Street.
Otara Markets are popular.
Shakespear is Auckland’s most visited and accessible open sanctuary integrating conservation, recreation and farming. Dogs are prohibited in the open sanctuary at all times.
Elsewhere on the Web
knowledgeauckland.org.nz – publications
Auckland Hotels – WOTIF
Geographic Information and Mapping
Maori Trips – Tourism Auckland
Te waha nui
aucklandfreewalkingtours.co.nz – https://www.facebook.com/aklfreewalking
Waiheke Island is located in the Hauraki Gulf, about 35 minutes by ferry from downtown Auckland.
http://waiheke.aucklandnz.com – @Waiheke_NZ