Destination Guide - Auckland
New Zealand's largest city, Auckland is situated on the
picturesque Waitemata Harbour. The Polynesian culture flows through the city like a
fresh breeze, creating a harmony between busy city activity and coastal lifestyle.
There's plenty to do in Auckland: visit the Auckland War Memorial
Museum and gain insight into Maori culture, climb to the vertiginous heights of Sky
Tower or take a ferry ride to Waiheke Island or Devonport.
Average temperatures in summer (December to February) are approximately
25 C.In winter (June to August) temperatures average 10-13 C.
Getting there and around
The bus system is an efficient way to get around and it stops at all the important
landmarks. A hire car is a great option for covering greater Auckland. Taxis are
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