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    The Auckland War Memorial Museum
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    Devonport and Auckland skyline.
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    America'sCup Village

    by kenmerk Updated Feb 14, 2003

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    A fun place to eat and drink, close to downtown Auckland. See the super rich hanging out drinking their single malts and smoking fat cubanos down by the docks. This may be your one chance to rub elbows with the Larry Ellisons and Paul Allens of the world...
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    Whangaparoa Peninsula

    by keeweechic Written Jan 24, 2003

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    Whangaparoa is at the north end of the America's Cup course. Gulf Harbour and marina is an area was developed after NZ won the America's Cup. With upwards of 1000 berths it is one of the largest in the southern hemisphere. From the Whangaparoa Peninsula, you can get great views of the Hauraki Gulf where the yachting takes place.
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    Auckland - Sky City

    by keeweechic Updated Jan 23, 2003

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    Sky City is said to be New Zealand's most popular entertainment and leisure destination and aptly named 'A city within a City'. Sky Tower is at 328 metres, the tallest tower in the southern hemisphere (taller than the Eiffel Tower). You can take the glass fronted elevator to an observation deck (travelling at thrilling 5 metres per second). The views of Auckland city and surrounds is breathtaking whether you see it by day or night. I think the best time is just as the light is about to fade and you watch the city transform in a fairyland. Within Sky City you will find the Casino which never closes, restaurants and bars.

    There are three levels to the observation deck at Sky Tower. On the first level you can stand over glass floors and look down at the city beneath your feet.
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    Muriwai Beach

    by Imbi Updated Jan 22, 2003

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    There is a swimming pool is situated Muriwai Beach. It has different kinds of water slides. For a short time I became 10n years old. It was cold but sun was shining and the water is reasonable hot. Off we go…….hooooooooooo.

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    Albert Park

    by Tom_Fields Written Mar 28, 2012

    Albert Park, though smaller than the Auckland Domain, is just as pretty. This is a green oasis in the heart of the city.

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    Auckland

    by Jim_Eliason Written Oct 5, 2008

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    Auckland is NZ's largest city and has by far the most cultural activities. The city is pretty compact and most sights are within walking distance.

    Auckland Museum Auckland Waterfront Victoria Park Market
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    • Museum Visits
    • Family Travel

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    Whangarei Falls

    by Sandracula Updated May 27, 2007

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    Somewhat hidden in a rainforest area, but really worthwile getting off the road.
    Ideal spot for a picknick while enjoying the sound of the impressive water splashing.Nice walk along the river.

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    Auckland Museum

    by nayameie Written Sep 30, 2006

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    Auckland Museum has a wonderful collection of Maori carvings and artefacts. A great way to learn about Maori culture and history.

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