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Encyclopedia > Northland

Northland is the official or unofficial name of several places and things:

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Places

Australia

Northland Shopping Centre is a major multi-level shopping centre in East Preston, approximately 11km north of the Melbourne Central Business District in Victoria. ...

Canada

A pair of Ontario Northland diesels work in Hearst, in 2003. ...

New Zealand

  • Northland, the northernmost region of New Zealand, located on the North Auckland (or Northland) Peninsula
  • Northland, a suburb of Wellington, New Zealand
  • Northland College, Okaihau, a high school at Okaihau in the Far North District of New Zealand

The Northland Region, one of the 16 regions of New Zealand, is, as the name suggests, the northernmost of New Zealands administrative regions. ...

United States

  • The Northland, an area in the Upper Midwest, Consisting of the westernmost portion of Michigan's Upper Penninsula, Northern Wisconsin, and Northeastern Minnesota.
  • Northland, a town in Michigan
  • Northland, a town in Minnesota
  • "The Northland", a nickname for the area of Kansas City, Missouri north of the Missouri River
  • "Northland," the name of a suburb and planning area (and a former suburban mall which served as its center) in the northeast area of Columbus, Ohio
  • Northland Center (Michigan), the first suburban shopping mall in the United States

Nickname: City of Fountains or Heart of America Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ... Nickname: The Arch City The Discovery City Location in the state of Ohio, USA Coordinates: Country United States State Ohio Counties Franklin, Delaware, and Fairfield  - Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area    - City  212. ... The Northland Center is a shopping mall located at 8 Mile and Greenfield Road in Southfield, Michigan, USA, a suburb of Detroit. ...

Schools

Founded in 1892 as the North Wisconsin Academy, Northland College was officially established in 1906. ... Northland High School was established in 1965. ... Northland Pioneer College (NPC) is a regionally accredited, publicly supported, comprehensive community college serving a large and diverse area in Navajo County, Arizona. ... Northland Community & Technical College is a two-year community college with campuses in East Grand Forks and Thief River Falls, Minnesota. ... Northland Baptist Bible College is an independent fundamentalist Baptist college in Dunbar, Wisconsin founded in 1976. ...

Europe

  • Northland, a classic geographic location variously identified as northern Britain, Scandinavia, Iceland, Greenland, and Saaremaa in the Baltic Sea

Thule as Tile on the Carta Marina by Olaus Magnus. ...

Fictional places

  • Northland, a region in the Four Lands, the fictional world where Terry Brooks's Shannara series is set

The Northland is a region in the Four Lands, the fictional place where Terry Brooks Shannara series is set. ...

Non-geographic meanings

  • Northland Rugby Union, the governing body for rugby union in the Northland region of New Zealand, whose representative team, the Northland Taniwha, play in the Air New Zealand Cup
  • Northland, a 20 minute Canadian documentary film directed by Ernest Borneman
  • Northland, a computer game published by Freeverse Software

The Northland Rugby Union is the governing body of rugby union in the Northland region of New Zealand. ... A rugby union scrum. ... Northland is a brief (approximately 20 minutes running time) 1942 Canadian documentary film most notable for its having been directed by the expatriate German crime writer, jazz critic, jazz musician, and sexologist Ernest Borneman. ...

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northland - definition of northland in Encyclopedia (1112 words)
Northland is New Zealand's least urbanised region, with only some 50% of the population of 147,600 living in urban areas.
Northland iwi claim that Kupe made landfall at the Hokianga in the northwest of Northland, and thus the region claims that it was the birthplace of New Zealand.
Northland is a favourite tourist destination, especially to the Bay of Islands and the historic town of Kerikeri.
Go North West Visitor Guide (735 words)
Known as "the birthplace of the nation", Northland was where the first Maori canoes landed and where the English settlers chose to make their home several years after Captain Cook discovered the country.
The ocean is an inherent part of the region and Northland will satisfy your quest for acquatic pleasure, whether that is to admire the seaviews, go swimming, fishing or boating or venture into the ocean's depths.
Northland has world-renowned diving locations, abundant fishing, exceptional sailing and cruising and many stunning beaches - both remote and intimate or popular and populated.
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