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AUCKLAND HISTORY - HISTORY OF AUCKLAND NEW ZEALAND

Auckland HistoryAuckland History - The city earned this name because it was a place desired by all and conquered by many. Auckland has many more than one hundred lovers, lets just say its in the millions somewhere. There is a legend that says first human inhabitants of Auckland were the magical, fair-skinned Turehu people. The region’s village was established in 1833 where Warkworth is today. An important year for Auckland was 1840. That is the year they established the new colony’s capital in Auckland.

 

 

A sailing regatta was held to celebrate the raising of the union flag (Union Jack), a tradition which is still observed every year on Auckland Anniversary Day. Auckland, named after Hobson’s naval commander Lord Auckland, was capital for 25 years before losing the privilege to Wellington. The city continually progressed and attracted more and more inhabitants to the area. They continued to prosper through the following years.

The Auckland Region is a lot of different environments forming one amazing city. There are three breathtaking, fantastic harbours, two mountain ranges, 48 volcanic cones and more than 50 islands. Auckland’s population has grown steadily and now sits at around 1.3 million and is it any wonder why they would choose to make Auckland their home? The many people that live in Auckland make up one third of the country of New Zealand’s total population.

They live, work and play in a fantastic and interesting city where there is so much to do and so much to see. It is a fantastic way of life, with beaches and mountains and everything in the world you could want to do. Auckland Tourism is now a very profitable and prosperous venue for the entire area. The city thrives off the visitors and the visitors love the area so much that they return again and again to city of 100 lovers.