The marine reserve at Cape Rodney-Okakari Point, north of Auckland, offers some of the best snorkelling and scuba diving close to the city. Read the story . . .
On the northeastern edge of Auckland city lies the Long Bay-Okura Marine Reserve, which protects a variety of coastal habitats, including sandy beaches, rocky reefs, estuarine mudflats and mangroves. The surrounding area has excellent beaches for swimming and other water activities. Read the story . . .
Auckland. Our diverse and buzzing supercity attracts lovers of good food, good beaches and hearty adventures in the great outdoors. Read the story . . .
In less enlightened times, the vast underground chambers that are now Kelly Tarlton’s Antarctic Encounter & Underwater World on Auckland’s Tamaki Drive, were used to store the city’s sewerage before it was pumped raw to an outfall near the unfortunately named Browns Island. Read the story . . .
You might think it says something about our opinion of politicians that New Zealand’s capital city, Wellington, is situated on an active fault line — especially when you remember that the previous capital is located smack bang on a volcanic field. Read the story . . .