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Manukau City

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Population: 332,900 (June 2005, provisional estimate)
Mayor: Sir Barry Curtis
Territorial Authority
Name: Manukau City
Extent: East to Hauraki Gulf;
South to Papakura;
West to Manakau Harbour.
Regional Council: Auckland
Manukau City (orange). The darker orange shows the urban area within the (grey) greater Auckland conurbation's urban area
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Manukau City (orange). The darker orange shows the urban area within the (grey) greater Auckland conurbation's urban area

Manukau City is a city in the Greater Auckland region of New Zealand. It is the third most populous city in New Zealand. The area is commonly referred to as South Auckland, but this term does not possess any official recognition and does not encompass East Auckland, which is within the official boundaries of Manukau City. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (589x701, 90 KB)Location map of Manukau City, New Zealand. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (589x701, 90 KB)Location map of Manukau City, New Zealand. ... The Auckland Metropolitan Area, or Greater Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest urban area in New Zealand. ... South Auckland is a common name for a part of Auckland, New Zealand. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Auckland. ...


The name Manukau is of Māori origin, and may mean "wading birds", although it has been suggested that the name of the harbour after which the city is named was originally Manuka, a type of native tree. Māori or Te Reo Māori, commonly shortened to Te Reo (literally the language) is an official language of New Zealand. ... The Manuka (or tea tree) is a tree endemic to New Zealand. ...

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Geography

The Manukau City area is concentrated immediately to the south of the Otahuhu isthmus, the narrowest connection between Auckland City and the Northland region and the rest of the north island. At its narrowest, between the Otahuhu Creek arm of the Tamaki River (itself an estuarial arm of the Hauraki Gulf) in the east and the Mangere Inlet (an arm of the Manukau Harbour) to the west, the isthmus is only some 1500 metres across. Otahuhu is a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand under the local governance of the Auckland City Council. ... The Northland Region, one of the regions of New Zealand, is, as the name suggests, the northernmost of New Zealands administrative regions. ... The Tamaki River, despite its name, is actually an estuarial arm of the Hauraki Gulf, close to the city of Auckland in New Zealand. ... Estuaries and coastal waters are among the most productive ecosystems on Earth, providing ecological, economic, cultural, and aesthetic benefits. ... A true-colour image showing Auckland city (left), the Hauraki Gulf (centre) and the Coromandel Peninsula (right). ... Location of Manukau Harbour. ...


The area to the south of the isthmus contains the heart of Manukau, sprawled on either side of State Highways 1 and 20, the latter of which approaches from the west after crossing Mangere Bridge. The area known as Manukau central is located close to the junction of these two highways, some 20 kilometres southeast of the centre of Auckland city. The New Zealand State Highway Shield. ... Mangere Bridge is a bridge over the Manukau Harbour in south-western Auckland, New Zealand, crossing between the suburb also known as Mangere Bridge and the suburb of Onehunga. ...


Considerable rural and semi-rural land to the east of Manukau central is also within the city's limits. This extends towards the Hunua Ranges close to the Firth of Thames, and takes in such communities as Clevedon and Maraetai. The Hunua Ranges are an area of hilly country to the southeast of Auckland in New Zealands North Island. ... A true-colour image showing the Hauraki Gulf (centre). ... Clevedon is a town within a city - a semi-rural settlement that is officially part of the Manukau city, one of the four cities that make up the conurbation of Auckland, New Zealand. ... Maraetai is one of the towns which make up Manukau city and is the easternmost suburb of greater Auckland in New Zealand. ...


Beyond Manukau to the south lie Papakura and the Franklin district, which are less urban but still part of the Auckland Region and to some extent regarded as an integral part of Auckland's urban area. Papakura district (boundary red, urban area orange) in relation to the Auckland metropolitan area (grey) The Papakura District (informally just Papakura, or Kura) in New Zealand is one of the several recognized districts in Auckland. ... A true-colour image showing the Auckland area. ... Auckland Region is a local government region in New Zealand. ...


Auckland International Airport is located in Mangere, in the west of Manukau, close to the waters of the Manukau Harbour. Auckland International Airport (IATA: AKL, ICAO: NZAA) is the largest and busiest international airport in New Zealand serving over 12 million passengers a year, which is expected to more than double in the next 15 years. ...


Population

For some years before the 1989 reorganisation of local government, the then Manukau City had the highest population of any city or district in the country. 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Like most of the rest of the region, Manukau is ethnically diverse, and is home to many cultures, especially Māori and members of Polynesian ethnicities, with a recent concentration of Asians in and near Howick. It is densely populated by New Zealand standards, despite having very few apartments. An ethnic group is a group of people who identify with one another, or are so identified by others, on the basis of a boundary that distinguishes them from other groups. ... The word culture, from the Latin colo, -ere, with its root meaning to cultivate, generally refers to patterns of human activity and the symbolic structures that give such activity significance. ... The word Māori refers to the indigenous people of New Zealand and to their language. ... Carving from the ridgepole of a Māori house, ca 1840 This article is about the wider region in the Pacific. ... World map showing the location of Asia. ... This article is about the suburb of Manukau City in New Zealand. ...


Suburbs of Manukau

Inner suburbs, clockwise from the centre of Manukau Central, starting from due north

Outer suburbs, clockwise from the centre of Manukau Central, starting from due north East Tamaki is a suburbof Manukau, New Zealand. ... Manurewa is the southernmost major suburb of Manukau, one of the four cities that make up the conurbation of Auckland in the North Island of New Zealand. ... Papatoetoes Old Railway Station - a local landmark Papatoetoe is a suburb of Manukau City, one of the four cities that make up the Auckland conurbation in northern New Zealand. ... Mangere is one of the larger suburbs of Manukau City, one of the four cities that make up the conurbation of Auckland, New Zealand, in northern New Zealand. ... Middlemore is a suburb of Manukau City, one of the four cities that make up the conurbation of Auckland, New Zealand, in northern New Zealand. ... Otahuhu is a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand under the local governance of the Auckland City Council. ... Otara is a suburb of Manukau city, one of the cities which make up the Auckland conurbation in the North Island of New Zealand. ...

Complete List: Pakuranga is a suburb of Manukau city, one of the cities which form the conurbation of Auckland, in northern New Zealand. ... Bucklands Beach is an affluent suburb 13 kilometres west of Aucklands CBD in New Zealand. ... Maraetai is one of the towns which make up Manukau city and is the easternmost suburb of greater Auckland in New Zealand. ... Beachlands is a small town situated east of Auckland in New Zealand. ... This article is about the suburb of Manukau City in New Zealand. ... Until recently, Takanini was a small town in southern Auckland, New Zealand, sandwiched between the nearby cities of Manukau and Papakura. ...

Beachlands is a small town situated east of Auckland in New Zealand. ... Bucklands Beach is an affluent suburb 13 kilometres west of Aucklands CBD in New Zealand. ... Cockle Bay is an Auckland suburb. ... East Tamaki is a suburbof Manukau, New Zealand. ... Eastern Beach is an Auckland suburb. ... Farm Cove is an Auckland suburb. ... Half Moon Bay lies on the eastern coast of Stewart Island/Rakiura in New Zealand. ... Highland Park is an Auckland suburb. ... This article is about the suburb of Manukau City in New Zealand. ... Mangere is one of the larger suburbs of Manukau City, one of the four cities that make up the conurbation of Auckland, New Zealand, in northern New Zealand. ... Mangere Bridge is a bridge over the Manukau Harbour in south-western Auckland, New Zealand, crossing between the suburb also known as Mangere Bridge and the suburb of Onehunga. ... Mangere East is an Auckland suburb. ... Manurewa is the southernmost major suburb of Manukau, one of the four cities that make up the conurbation of Auckland in the North Island of New Zealand. ... Maraetai is one of the towns which make up Manukau city and is the easternmost suburb of greater Auckland in New Zealand. ... Mellons Bay is an Auckland suburb. ... Middlemore is a suburb of Manukau City, one of the four cities that make up the conurbation of Auckland, New Zealand, in northern New Zealand. ... Otara is a suburb of Manukau city, one of the cities which make up the Auckland conurbation in the North Island of New Zealand. ... Pakuranga is a suburb of Manukau city, one of the cities which form the conurbation of Auckland, in northern New Zealand. ... Papatoetoes Old Railway Station - a local landmark Papatoetoe is a suburb of Manukau City, one of the four cities that make up the Auckland conurbation in northern New Zealand. ... Wiri is an Auckland suburb. ...

Prominent people

James Patrick Anderton (almost always referred to as Jim Anderton) is leader of the Progressive Party, a political party in the New Zealand Parliament. ... Barry Curtis Sir Barry Curtis (Born 1940) is New Zealands longest serving Mayor, being the Mayor of Manukau City since 1983. ... David Russell Lange (IPA: lɔŋi) CH, ONZ (4 August 1942 — 13 August 2005), served as Prime Minister of New Zealand from 1984 to 1989. ... The Prime Minister of New Zealand is New Zealands head of government and is the leader of the party or coalition with majority support in the Parliament of New Zealand. ...

Elected Members (October 2004)

  • Mayor Sir Barry Curtis [Kt Bach, 1991], JP
  • Cr Anne Candy QSO, JP (Deputy Mayor, Manurewa)
  • Cr Dick Quax (Botany-Clevedon)
  • Cr Jan Sinclair (Botany-Clevedon)
  • Cr Jami-Lee Ross (Howick)
  • Cr Sharon Stewart QSM (Howick)
  • Cr Alf Filipaina (Mangere)
  • Cr James Papali'i (Mangere)
  • Cr Arthur Solomon (Mangere)
  • Cr Colleen Brown MNZM, JP (Manurewa)
  • Cr Peter Kelly (Manurewa)
  • Cr John Walker (Manurewa)
  • Cr Arthur Anae (Otara)
  • Cr Su'a William Sio (Otara)
  • Cr David Collings (Pakuranga)
  • Cr Neil Morrison (Pakuranga)
  • Cr Noel Burnside (Papatoetoe)
  • Cr Bob Wichman (Papatoetoe)

Barry Curtis Sir Barry Curtis (Born 1940) is New Zealands longest serving Mayor, being the Mayor of Manukau City since 1983. ... T.J.L. (Dick) Quax (born 1948) is a New Zealand runner. ... John George Walker (born January 12, 1952 in Papakura) was a middle distance runner from New Zealand. ... Arthur Anae (1945 - ) is a former New Zealand politician. ... Sua William Sio is a New Zealand politician. ...

External links

  • Manukau Directory and Info
  • Profiles of relevant websites, including a separate subcategory for each electoral ward
  • Manukau Street Map
Territorial Authorities of New Zealand
Cities:
North Shore | Waitakere | Auckland | Manukau | Hamilton | Tauranga | Napier | Palmerston North | Porirua | Upper Hutt | Lower Hutt | Wellington | Nelson* | Christchurch | Dunedin | Invercargill
Districts:
North Island: Far North | Whangarei | Kaipara | Rodney | Papakura | Franklin | Thames-Coromandel | Hauraki | Waikato | Matamata-Piako | Waipa | South Waikato | Otorohanga | Rotorua | Waitomo | Taupo | Western Bay of Plenty | Whakatane | Kawerau| Opotiki | Gisborne* | Wairoa | Hastings | Central Hawke's Bay | New Plymouth | Stratford | South Taranaki | Ruapehu | Wanganui | Rangitikei | Manawatu | Tararua | Horowhenua | Kapiti Coast | Masterton | Carterton | South Wairarapa
South Island: Tasman* | Marlborough* | Buller | Grey | Westland | Kaikoura | Hurunui | Waimakariri | Selwyn | Ashburton | Timaru | Mackenzie | Waimate | Waitaki | Queenstown-Lakes | Central Otago | Clutha | Gore | Southland
Territory: Chatham Islands
*unitary authorities

Coordinates: 35°14′S 173°13′E Territorial authorities is the formal term for the second tier of local government in New Zealand, below regional councils. ... North Shore City (orange). ... Waitakere City is in the west of metropolitan Auckland, New Zealands most populous urban area. ... This article is about the City of Auckland. ... Hamilton (Kirikiriroa in Maori) is New Zealands fourth largest city. ... Tauranga (population 107,706 — 2006 census) is the largest city of the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island of New Zealand. ... Napier is an important port city in Hawkes Bay, New Zealand. ... Palmerston North is a city in the Manawatu-Wanganui region of the North Island of New Zealand. ... Porirua is a city in New Zealand, 20 km north of Wellington. ... Upper Hutt is New Zealands smallest city by population, the second largest by land area and is located in the Wellington region of New Zealand. ... Lower Hutt is a city in the lower North Island of the country of New Zealand. ... Wellington city is the area of New Zealand administered by the Wellington City Council, one of several territorial authorities in the Greater Wellington region. ... A view of Nelson from the Centre of New Zealand Whakatu/Nelson stands on the southern corner of Tasman Bay in Te Tau Ihu O Te Waka O Maui (the northern end of the South Island), Aotearoa (New Zealand) and is the administrative centre for Nelson Province. ... For other uses, see Christchurch (disambiguation). ... Dunedin (ÅŒtepoti in Maori) is the second-largest city in the South Island of New Zealand, located in coastal Otago. ... Invercargill (Waihopai in Māori) is the southern-most and western-most city in New Zealand, and one of the southern-most settlements in the world. ... North Island The North Island is one of the two main islands of New Zealand, the other being the South Island. ... The Far North District of New Zealand, as its name suggests, is the northernmost district within New Zealand, consisting of the northern tip of the North Island. ... Whangarei (the initial consonant is often pronounced F as in fong-a-ray) is the northernmost city in New Zealand and the regional capital of Northland Region. ... The Kaipara District is located in the Northland Region in northern New Zealand. ... The Rodney District of New Zealand is the northernmost area in New Zealands Auckland region, created in 1989 from the amalgamation of Helensville Borough and Rodney County. ... Papakura is the name of a city and a district to the south of Auckland in New Zealands North Island. ... A true-colour image showing the Auckland area. ... The Thames-Coromandel District Council in the North Island of New Zealand is seated in the town of Thames. ... The Hauraki District Council is a municipality in the North Island of New Zealand. ... The Waikato District is the municipality in the northern Waikato region of the North Island of New Zealand. ... The Matamata-Piako District is a local government area in the Waikato region of New Zealand. ... Waipa District Council in the Waikato region of New Zealand is a municipality that covers Te Awamutu, Cambridge and several small towns. ... The South Waikato district is a municipality located between the cities of Hamilton and Rotorua in the North Island of New Zealand. ... Otorohanga is a town at the southern end of the Waikato region in the North Island of New Zealand. ... Rotorua is a city located on the southern shore of Lake Rotorua in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island of New Zealand. ... Waitomo is a district-type municipality in the southwest of the Waikato region in the North Island of New Zealand. ... The Taupo District covers 6,350 km2 of land, as well as a further 610 km2 of lake area, both in Lake Taupo, the countrys largest lake, and also in the smaller Lake Rotoaira. ... The Western Bay of Plenty District Council is a municipality in the Bay of Plenty Region of New Zealand. ... Whakatane is a town in the North Island of New Zealand. ... Kawerau is a town in the Bay of Plenty region of the North Island of New Zealand. ... Opotiki is a town in the eastern Bay of Plenty in the North Island of New Zealand. ... For other uses of Gisborne see Gisborne (disambiguation). ... Wairoa is a town in New Zealands North Island. ... Hastings is a large urban area in Hawkes Bay, close to the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. ... Central Hawkes Bay District is a region of North Island, New Zealand. ... New Plymouth is the port and main city in the Taranaki region on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. ... Stratfords view of Mount Taranaki (facing west). ... South Taranaki is political district on the west coast of New Zealands North Island that contains the towns of Hawera, Manaia, Opunake, Patea, Eltham, and Waverley. ... Ruapehu is political district on New Zealands North Island with an area of 6,700 square kilometers and a population of 14,295 as of 2004. ... Wanganui is an urban area and district on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. ... Rangitikei River near Bulls. ... Manawatu is a district in the Manawatu-Wanganui region in the North Island of New Zealand. ... The Tararua District lies near the south-east corner of New Zealands North Island. ... Horowhenua is a district on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. ... The Kapiti Coast District is the name of a local government district in the north-west corner of the Wellington Region of New Zealand. ... Masterton is the largest town (and local government district) in the Wairarapa region in the southeastern North Island of New Zealand. ... Carterton is a small town in a farming area of the Wairarapa district in New Zealand’s North Island. ... The South Wairarapa District Council controls the south-east tip of the North Island of New Zealand. ... The South Island The South Island is one of the two major islands of New Zealand, the other being the North Island. ... Tasman district is a region at the northern tip of New Zealands largest island, the South Island. ... Marlborough is one of the regions of New Zealand, located in the northeast of the South Island. ... Tasman, New Zealand ... Greymouth is the largest town in the West Coast region on the South Island of New Zealand, and the seat of the Grey District Council. ... The West Coast is one of the Administrative Regions of New Zealand, located on the west coast of the South Island. ... A view of the bay in Kaikoura showing the mountains. ... The Hurunui District is a political district on the east coast of New Zealands South Island, north of Christchurch, New Zealand. ... Waimakariri District is a political district on New Zealands South Island. ... The Selwyn district is a predominantly rural area in central Canterbury, on the east coast of New Zealands South Island. ... Ashburton is a town in the Canterbury region on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand. ... Categories: New Zealand geography stubs | Canterbury, New Zealand | Cities and towns in New Zealand ... MacKenzie District is a political district on New Zealands South Island. ... Panorama of the view from the white horse overlooking Waimate township Waimate is a town and district in the South Island of New Zealand. ... The Waitaki district straddles the border of the Canterbury and Otago regions of New Zealand, the traditional border of which is the Waitaki River. ... The view from the Skyline Gondola, looking south across Queenstown Bay. ... The area known as Central Otago in Otago, New Zealand, includes the middle of the region but generally also most of the north-western portion (the Queenstown-Lakes District). ... South Otago (pop. ... Gore is a town and surrounding borough in the South Island of New Zealand. ... Southland is the name of New Zealands southernmost region and is also the name of a district within that region. ... The Chatham Islands from space. ... A unitary authority is a type of local authority, which has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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