* Original Auckland shoreline progressively reclaimed since 1840.
* Western reclamation finished 1930.
* Area first used for timber trade and in 1930s for bulk petrochemical storage (hence "Tank Farm").
* Tank Farm used in modern times by petrochemical, bulk liquid, fishing and marine industries.
WHAT'S THERE NOW?
* Bulk liquid industry: 500,000 tonnes of bulk liquids and cement cross Wynyard Wharf each year. Bulk liquids produce $1.2 billion and 4000 jobs for the Auckland economy.
* Marine industry: More than 100 marine companies around Tank Farm, $400 million turnover and exports worth $120 million.
* Fishing industry: Home for Moana Pacific, Sanford and Simunovich fishing fleets.
* Private landowners: Viaduct Harbour Holdings owns much of the land south of Pakenham St, including the large Stagecoach bus depot.
* 4.25ha public park at headland.
* 2.4km of public walkways.
* 800m-long landscaped boulevard, 40m wide, connecting Victoria Park to headland.
* About 2500 apartments and office space for up to 8000 workers.
* Apartment blocks up to 14 storeys.
* New movable bridge linking Viaduct Harbour with Tank Farm for pedestrians and public transport.
* Restaurants, bars, cafes, fish and fresh produce markets along Jellicoe St by 2011.
* Marine events centre at western viaduct, end of Halsey St.
* Marine industry on western edge of Tank Farm.
* Fishing industry based east of Wynyard Wharf.
* Provision for a memorable public building in the headland park area sometime in the future.