Auckland - skyline of the "City of Sails"
View of the harbour and the skyline
Discover Auckland by webcam
Auckland is located on the northern island of New Zealand and is called "City of Sails". The earthTV camera is installed on top of Number One House, a beautifully restored old villa. From up there it offers wonderful views of the ocean and Auckland City with an exquisite sight at night. Sights of Auckland are the Sky Tower, Waitemata Harbour and Viaduct Basin.
Anglican 24%, Presbyterian 18%, Roman Catholic 15%, Methodist 5%, Baptist 2%, other Protestant 3%, unspecified or none 33%
268,680 km² (695,840 miles²)
24,355 km (15,134 miles)
Pacific Ocean 0 m (0 feet)
Mount Cook 3,764 m (12,349 feet)
New Zealand is composed of two main islands and a number of smaller islands. The South Island is the largest land mass and is divided along its length by the Southern Alps, the highest peak of which is Mount Cook. There are 18 peaks of more than 3,000 metres on the South Island. The North Island is less mountainous than the South, but is marked by volcanism. The tallest North Island mountain, Mount Ruapehu, is an active cone volcano.
Key aspects of tourism
Tourism is quite important in New Zealand. The foundation for this is a unique and various landscape: coasts, lakes, fjords, glaciers, high mountains, volcanoes, hot springs and the exotic vegetation.
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Events in Auckland
- Rock: 30 Seconds To Mars live, 03.08.
- Maidment Theatre: Romeo & Juliet, 22.07.- 14.08.
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