Auckland, New Zealand

Auckland is New Zealand's largest city, an urban area of over one million people (which is huge considering that New Zealand's total population is about 3.8 million), and supersedes the capital, Wellington, by a lot.


Source: The Bateman New Zealand Encyclopedia (Third Edition)
NB: I do not live in Auckland, so if there are any corrections/additions, please do not hesitate to msg me! Thanks.


typhoeus adds: there is archaeological evidence of maori inhabitation dating back the thirteenth century discovered on the one of the many volcaninc cones that are part of the Auckland Volcanic field. Maori used the irch soil on the cones to grow crops and there are still terraces, pits and middens all over these sites.

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