What is Auckland known for?

teaching role

teacher. He spent only two years in a teaching role (at St Peter's College, Auckland), however, before moving on to work as a child welfare officer. In 1960, he became involved in organisation for a Catholic youth movement, and later worked as the secretary for the Catholic diocese in Auckland. He later moved into business, working as an export manager for a textiles company before establishing Anderton Holdings, a manufacturing company, in 1971. awards Victoria Cross br>

sports reporting

travel season between the two destinations, as Canadians escape winter and New Zealand skiers head to the Canadian slopes. 46,000 Canadians visit New Zealand and 16,000 New Zealanders visit Canada each year, starting at the end of this year. Seven general reporting journalists will be leaving, which only leaves six left from the Auckland (w:Auckland) newsroom. Two sports reporting journalists will also be leaving from the Auckland newsroom, leaving six. Accredited parliament reporters also look to face redundancy cuts, as well as reporters from the Christchurch (w:Christchurch) newsroom. As well as people losing their jobs, the Queenstown (w:Queenstown, New Zealand), Wanganui (w:Wanganui) and Rotorua (w:Rotorua) newsrooms will be closed, as well as the news reference library, and the current affairs show, Sunday looks set to close its Wellington office. Head of journalism at the University of Canterbury (w:University of Canterbury), Jim Tully says that the closing of the Queenstown newsroom is a big mistake. Current affairs show, Close Up (w:Close Up) will also lose two journalists and a Christchurch producer, but will gain a producer in Auckland. Fair Go (w:Fair Go), consumer affairs show, will lose three senior producers. Breakfast will lose a weather and sports presenter, and a producer. In New Zealand, Queen Elizabeth II (w:Elizabeth II of New Zealand) is the '' de jure'' head-of-state, holding the title Queen of New Zealand (w:Monarchy in New Zealand), despite having very little actual political influence. Surveys sometimes conducted shows that one in three New Zealanders (w:New Zealanders#Demographics) generally support a republic in New Zealand. Holden, living in Auckland (w:Auckland), New Zealand (w:New Zealand), says that it is a way for New Zealanders to show that New Zealand is truly an independent country, standing on and emphasising our own strong tradition of democracy and politics. "I believe a republic is important to mark New Zealand’s place on the map." Wikipedia:Auckland City commons:Auckland

interest international

, Auckland and China products Cakes, espresso coffee, beverages, pies - Documentary Edge (International Documentary Film Festival New Zealand) 2005 Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Dunedin Special interest International Competition and New Zealand Competition. http: - - New Zealand International Film Festivals 1970 Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin, Christchurch International Annual festival with a travelling programme in 10 additional cities. http: - - Show Me Shorts Film Festival 2005 Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin, Christchurch trans-Tasman New Zealand's first and only trans-Tasman short film festival. http: - - Reel Brazil Film Festival 2009 Auckland, Wellington, Queenstown (Queenstown, New Zealand) Special interest Annual Brazilian film festival http: - - German Film Festival New Zealand 2009 Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin, Christchurch Special interest Annual German film festival http: ins nz wel prj ffl enindex.htm The team played its first NBL championship season game on 26 September 2006 against the New Zealand Breakers at the North Shore Events Centre in Auckland, New Zealand, losing 112 to 106. Murray won the bronze medal at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh for the 3000 m. She then went on to win the bronze medal at the 1986 European Championships (1986 European Championships in Athletics). In 1987, she was the European indoor champion at 3000 m. At the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, she won a bronze medal for the 3000 m. In 1989, she won an excellent victory at a Grand prix in the 3000 m, and then added a World Cup victory to this. In 1990, she won a gold medal at the European Championships for the 3000 m. It was almost two major golds that year, but at the Commonwealth Games in Auckland, she was pipped by one second in the 3000 m by Angela Chalmers of Canada. However, she beat her countrywoman Liz McColgan in that race. In 1993, Murray won a gold medal at the World Indoor Championships, again over 3000 m. Then in 1994, she won silver at the European Championships, and then went on to win a gold medal in the Commonwealth Games, this time for the 10,000 m. thumb right Map of Wellington's suburban rail network. (Image:WellingtonRailNetwork.png) Wellington and Auckland are the only two cities in New Zealand to have suburban passenger trains. Wellington's rail network is used primarily by commuters travelling to and from the central city — all lines converge on Wellington Railway Station. History The first Muslims in New Zealand were Chinese golddiggers working in the Dunstan gold fields of Otago in the 1870s "Abdullah Drury: Crucial element locked in past", NZ Herald "New Zealand, Trade and the Muslim World Forum Speech", Pansy Wong . In the early 1900s three important Gujarati Muslim families came from India. The first Islamic organisation in New Zealand, the New Zealand Muslim Association (NZMA), was established in Auckland in 1950. In 1951 the refugee boat SS Goya brought over 60 Muslim men from eastern Europe, including Mazhar Krasniqi who would later serve twice as president of the New Zealand Muslim Association. These Gujarati and European immigrants worked together in the 1950s to buy a house and convert it into an Islamic centre in 1959. The following year saw the arrival of the first imam, Maulana Said Musa Patel, from the Gujarat, India. Students from South Asia and Southeast Asia helped establish the other prayer rooms and Islamic centres elsewhere from the 1960s onwards, although New Zealand had a relatively tiny Muslim population until many years later. '''Rutherford College''' is a co-educational state secondary school on the Te Atatu Peninsula, Auckland, New Zealand. Wikipedia:Auckland City commons:Auckland

business national

per week and Brisbane 6 times per week. From 17 June 2010, Royal Brunei Airlines introduced ex-Singapore Airlines Boeing 777-200ER (Boeing 777#777-200ER) aircraft to replace the Boeing 767 fleet being returned to their lessors;business-national 2010 04 22 flag-carrier-set-announce-fleet-renewal-says-ceo Flag carrier set to announce fleet renewal, says CEO - last retrieved 25 April 2010 the inaugural Boeing 777 service was the Bandar Seri

networks of both correspondents and photographers. NZPA operated business, national and a sports desk which also covered racing and employed a rural reporter. Wikipedia:Auckland City commons:Auckland

title silver

of 2007 World Championships in Auckland the following year. In 2009, the first World Netball Series was contested in England, with the Silver Ferns defeating Jamaica in the grand final to win the inaugural tournament. Success was repeated

amp personal

23–29 December 2006 title Close Up & personal journal New Zealand Listener volume 206 issue 3476 url http: issue 3476 features 7751 close_up_personal.html DATE OF BIRTH 4 August 1960 PLACE OF BIRTH Auckland, New Zealand DATE OF DEATH '''Kelston Deaf Education Centre''' is located in Archibald Road, New Lynn (New Lynn, New Zealand), Auckland, New Zealand. It is a residential special school for deaf children

dance career

in Golden Valley, north of Waihi. Attendance 25,000. Dance career Dallerup started dancing at the age of two and a half when her mother took her to her first class in Aalborg. She won the Danish Junior Championships at the age of 12. She later moved to Auckland, New Zealand, where she competed with Brendan Cole, who also became her fiancé. In 2003, Dallerup and Cole were placed third in Latin American at the UK Closed Championships, and in the top 12 of the world professionals

hosting international

, hosting international tournaments for men (Heineken Open (Heineken Open (tennis))) and women (ASB Classic) in January each year. * Vector Arena is an indoor arena. It is primarily used for concerts and international netball matches. * Trusts Stadium is an indoor arena which primarily hosts netball matches, and is the home of the Northern Mystics of the ANZ Championship. It is also where the 2007 World Netball Championships were held. * North Shore Events Centre is an indoor arena, primarily used for basketball. It is home to the New Zealand Breakers. * Pukekohe Park Raceway is a motorsports venue that hosts V8 Supercars races annually, along with other motorsports events. * Western Springs Stadium hosts many large-scale concerts, as well as Speedway racing during the summer, as it has done since 1929. ;Main teams * Formerly the Auckland Blues, the Blues (Blues (Super Rugby)), a team in Super Rugby. Auckland is also home to three ITM Cup rugby teams: Auckland (Auckland Rugby Football Union), North Harbour (North Harbour Rugby Union) and Counties Manukau (Counties Manukau Rugby Union). * Previously the Auckland Warriors, the New Zealand Warriors is a team in Australia's NRL competition. They play their home games at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland, although some games are played at Eden Park. * Auckland's first class cricket team, the Auckland Aces play their home matches at Eden Park. * Auckland City (Auckland City FC) and Waitakere United are football teams which play in the ASB Premiership. * The Northern Mystics netball team compete in the ANZ Championship and play their home games at Trusts Stadium. * The New Zealand Breakers is a team in the NBL (Australian National Basketball League) and play their home matches primarily at North Shore Events Centre, although some games are played at Vector Arena. ;Major events Annual sporting events include: * The Heineken Open (Heineken Open (tennis)) and ASB Classic men's and women's Tennis events, held annually in January. * The Auckland Marathon (and half-marathon), an annual marathon which draws thousands of competitors. * The Auckland Harbour Crossing Swim swim from the North Shore to the Viaduct Basin, Auckland CBD, is a yearly summer event, covering 2.8 km (often with some considerable counter-currents) and attended by over a thousand mostly amateur competitors. It is New Zealand's largest ocean swim. Harbour Crossing (from the Auckland City Council website. Retrieved 24 October 2007.) * The 'Round the Bays' fun-run (road running), starting in the city and going Wikipedia:Auckland City commons:Auckland

performance poetry

Zealand poet, especially known for his public performances of poetry (performance poetry), not only his own poems, but also the poems of many other poets. HUNT, Sam He has been referred to as New Zealand's best-known poet. Making Tracks - Hazard Online Background Hunt grew up at Castor

main range

prominent was a striking, eroded outcrop that was inevitably named "The Sphinx (Great Sphinx of Giza)" by soldiers who had until recently been encamped near the Pyramids of Giza. Neighbouring it to the north was Walker's Ridge which provided a direct, if exposed, route to the Top from the beach. Russell's Top was connected to the main range at Baby 700 via a narrow saddle known as "The Nek (Battle of the Nek)". Baby 700 was so named because it and its neighbouring hill


The '''Auckland urban area''' ( In Māori (Māori language), Auckland's name is '''Tāmaki Makaurau''' and the transliterated version of Auckland is '''Ākarana'''.

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. It is not contiguous; the section from Waiwera to Whangaparaoa Peninsula is separate from its nearest neighbouring suburb of Long Bay (Long Bay, New Zealand). 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 central part of the urban area occupies a narrow isthmus (List of isthmuses) between the Manukau Harbour on the Tasman Sea and the Waitemata Harbour on the Pacific Ocean. It is one of the few cities in the world to have two harbours on two separate major bodies of water.

The 2014 Mercer Quality of Living Survey ranked Auckland 3rd place in the world on its list, while the ''Economist's (Economist Intelligence Unit)'' World's most liveable cities index of 2011 ranked Auckland in 9th place. In 2010, Auckland was classified as a Beta World City (Global city) in the World Cities Study Group's inventory by Loughborough University. http: gawc world2010t.html "The World According to GaWC 2008"

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