About Auckland in New Zealand
Lying on and around an isthmus, in the northwestern part of the North Island, Auckland is the largest city of New Zealand. It is a leading seaport and a center of business and industry in the country. Auckland has a subtropical climate, with warm, humid in summer and mild, wet in winter. Auckland has a population of around 50,000 and is one of most cosmopolitan city in the world. Auckland is well known as the "City of Sails" in that the harbour is often filled with lots of yachts.
Auckland boasts its large number of tourist attractions and landmarks. Auckland War Memorial Museum displays many temporary arts and has a collection of the history of New Zealand. The Auckland Art Gallery has the most extensive collection of national and international art in New Zealand.
The 328 metres Sky Tower is the tallest tower in the Southern Hemisphere, on top of which you can get a panoramic view of the whole city..Viaduct Harbour is one of the world's most vibrant premier sailing centres. Harbour Bridge, which was built to connect Auckland and the North Shore, is a famous symbol of Auckland. Auckland Domain is one of the largest parks of the city. Other attractions include Victoria Park, Mount Victoria, Botanical Gardens, the Ferry Building and Mission Bay Beaches.