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Encyclopedia > Mission Bay, New Zealand
Suburb: Mission Bay
City: Auckland City
Island: North Island
Surrounded by

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 - to the south
 - to the west This article is about the City of Auckland. ...


Waitemata Harbour
Kohimarama
Meadowbank
Orakei Auckland Harbour Bridge crossing the Waitemata Harbour Waitemata Harbour is the main access by sea to Auckland, New Zealand. ... Orakei is a suburb of Auckland city, in the North Island of New Zealand. ...

Mission Bay is a suburb of Auckland city, in the North Island of New Zealand. It is located on a peninsula seven kilometres to the east of the city centre, close to the shore of the Waitemata Harbour, which lies to the north. To the east is the suburb of St Heliers.. Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest urban area in New Zealand. ... The North Island is one of the two main islands of New Zealand, the other being the South Island. ... For alternative meanings, see New Zealand (disambiguation). ... Auckland Harbour Bridge crossing the Waitemata Harbour Waitemata Harbour is the main access by sea to Auckland, New Zealand. ...


The mouth of the Waitemata is to the immediate northwest of Mission Bay, lying between Bastion Point and North Head, the latter of which is in Devonport. Devonport as viewed from Mt Victoria. ...


The suburb and its neighbour, Orakei, achieved national attention in 1977 when Maori protestors occupied vacant land at Bastion Point. Land which had formerly belonged to the Ngati Whatua iwi had been acquired cheaply for public works many decades before, and members of the tribe occupied the land demanding its return. The site was largely returned to the iwi after a long and not entirely bloodless occupation. Orakei is a suburb of Auckland city, in the North Island of New Zealand. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... Te Puni, Māori Chief Māori is the name of the indigenous people of New Zealand, and their language. ... The Ngati Whatua iwi (tribe) of New Zealand consists of four hapu (subtribes): Te Uri O Hau, Te Roroa, Te Taou, and Ngati Whatua. ... Iwi (pronounced ee-wee) are the largest everyday social units in Māori society. ...


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CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: New Zealand (3229 words)
According to the "New Zealand Official Year-Book" for 1909 (a Government publication) the total number of Catholic schools in the dominion is 152 and the number of Catholic pupils attending is 12,650.
New Zealand Catholics have never asked or desired a grant for the religious education which is imparted in their schools.
The history of Catholic journalism in New Zealand is in effect the history of the "New Zealand Tablet," founded by the late Bishop Moran in 1873, the Catholics of this country having followed the principle that it is better to be represented by one strong paper than to have a multiplicity of publications.
Mission Bay, New Zealand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (566 words)
Mission Bay is a suburb of Auckland city, in the North Island of New Zealand.
The mouth of the Waitemata is to the immediate northwest of Mission Bay, lying between Bastion Point and North Head, the latter of which is in Devonport.
The centre piece of the Mission Bay Reserve is the Trevor Moss Davis Memorial Fountain, constructed of Sicilian marble fluted to catch the light and ornamented by three bronze sea monsters gushing water.
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