What is Auckland known for?

significant public

;ref name DBHreport There is significant public debate around why Auckland's housing is so expensive, often referring to a lack of land supply, the easy availability of credit for residential investment

massive power

partly affected. The entire country of Paraguay experienced the power failure. It took about 7 hours to the system to fully recover. This is regarded as one of the largest blackouts in man's history.

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was 11, and in 1971 he moved with his English-born mother to Bristol, United Kingdom, where he finished his education and won a drama school scholarship. Paul and his mother Olive lived in a council flat. Olive worked triple shifts in a plastic bag factory to make ends meet. Henry says that when he was 25 he discovered that his grandmother was a "Gypsy (Romani people)". Wikipedia:Auckland City commons:Auckland

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. It is New Zealand's national broadcast radio archive and it manages, collects, preserves and provides access to radio recordings and memorabilia from 1922 to present day. It was formed in 1998 by amalgamating Radio New Zealand's Christchurch general archive collection and Auckland Maori programme archive into a single organisation with common management, procedures and practices. The core historical collection, started in 1956, includes 14000 lacquer discs, 20000 open reel tapes, 10000

directing television

in Melbourne, the first time since her comeback that she has had direct acceptance into a Grand Slam main draw. In the first round she fell to Yaroslava Shvedova in straight sets. Niccol was born in Paraparaumu, New Zealand, and grew up in Auckland, where he attended Auckland Grammar School. He left New Zealand at age 21 and began directing TV ads (television advertisements) in London. During production of ''S1m0ne'', he met model Rachel Roberts (model) Rachel Roberts

carrying quot

have taken on "The Warehouse Extra" branding. Stores carrying "The Warehouse Extra" brand are much larger and stock a greater range of products. Before entering politics, Webster was a farmer, and headed the Auckland branch of the Federated Farmers organisation. Neeson represented a number of West Auckland electorates in his career, with frequent boundary changes meaning that he never ran in any electorate as an incumbent. He

ancient skill

by the government, despite it being fully funded from TVNZ's own commercial revenues and not involving taxpayer money. Behr starred in the thriller ''The Tattooist'', which cast him as a tattoo artist who becomes fascinated by the Samoan tatau tradition, but his desire to learn the ancient skill brings him into conflict and danger with the island mysticism and a deadly spirit is released as a result. The film was commercial director Peter Burger's feature film debut. http

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: Digitised Article straitstimes19820504.2.119.6.aspx When the NWA New Zealand Heavyweight Championship was vacated the following year, Afamasaga entered a championship tournament and lost to Rip Morgan in the finals held in Auckland on 8 September 1983.

arts series

every week for more than fifteen years. He has also been an occasional television film reviewer, hosted a Television New Zealand season of classic movies, and presented two seasons of arts series New Artland. Whakatane Airport, on the western side of the river, has scheduled flights to Auckland and Wellington. ''Farragut'' arrived at Cid Harbor, Australia, 11 May 1942, and until returning to Pearl Harbor 29 June, called at Brisbane, Noumea, Suva

rock power

;The Breakerdome" within the NBL. They are currently owned by Paul Blackwell, owner of a local Pak'n Save supermarket. alias origin Auckland, New Zealand instrument '''The Mint Chicks''' were an experimental (experimental music) noise rock power pop group (the band began to refer to their style of music as "troublegum" and have been referred to as anything from neo-punk<


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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