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Auckland: Pacific power
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Auckland: Pacific power

In the largest Polynesian city in the world, a growing Pacific population looks set to become a significant force, writes Tapu Misa.

Auckland: Safe as houses
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Auckland: Safe as houses

Despite a poor past record of demolition and destruction, things are looking up for Auckland’s historic buildings, writes Peter Shaw.

Auckland: A new wave
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Auckland: A new wave

Changes to immigration legislation and an increase in students from overseas has seen ethnic diversity flourish, writes Dr Ward Friesen.

Auckland: The windfall
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Auckland: The windfall

The Auckland Regional Services Trust turned a debt into a pot of gold which helped to fund developments such as the Viaduct and Britomart.

Auckland: Our man of the sea
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Auckland: Our man of the sea

Bayswater boy Peter Blake took his love of sailing to international heights and brought the sailing world to Auckland, writes Suzanne McFadden.

Auckland: Urban and angry
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Auckland: Urban and angry

Maori who came to Auckland from the country in the 1950s met much prejudice with scenes reminiscent of the American South, writes Rawiri Taonui.

Auckland: The bridge builders
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Auckland: The bridge builders

Auckland fought for its harbour bridge for almost 100 years - and fell in love with it when it soared over the Waitemata.

Auckland: School days
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Auckland: School days

From the late 19th century, education became more egalitarian, prompting the founding of schools — many of which are still open today.