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Auckland, Historic Places and Boundaries

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For the pre-European place names of the Region of Auckland, New Zealand, see Tamaki-Makau-Rau.

In 1841, Auckland was established as the capital and administrative centre for New Zealand.

1847 - 1852 - the Fencible settlements of Howick, Onehunga, Otahuhu and Panmure were established; supplemented by Maori settlements at Waiwharariki (Takapuna) and Mangere

In 1853, the Provinces of New Zealand were established; from 1853 to 1876, the Province of Auckland covered the whole northern half of the North Island. [1]

In 1865, The capital of New Zealand was moved from Auckland to Port Nicholson, Wellington

For maps and the history of Auckland urban settlement see the pdf report : A brief history of Auckland's urban form pub: WWW.arc.govt.nz / Auckland Regional Council 2010

Local Government areas 1989 -2010
Auckland City (after 2010 now known as Auckland Central)
North Shore City (after 2010 now known as North Shore)
Manukau City (after 2010 now known as South Auckland and Eastern Suburbs)
Papakura District (after 2010 now known as Papakura)
Franklin District (after 2010 now known as Pukekohe)
Waitakere City (after 2010 now known as West Auckland)
Rodney District (after 2010 now known as Rodney)


The Suburbs of Auckland Central (formerly Auckland City)

Arch Hill; Auckland CBD; Avondale; Blockhouse Bay; Balmoral; Blackpool; Eden Terrace; Eden Valley; Ellerslie; Epsom; Freemans Bay; Glendowie; Glen Innes; Grafton; Greenlane; Greenwoods Corner; Grey Lynn; Herne Bay; Hillsborough; Kingsland; Kohimarama; Lynfield; Meadowbank; Mission Bay; Morningside; Mount Albert; Mount Eden; Mount Roskill; Mount Wellington; Newmarket; Newton; New Windsor; Onehunga; Oneroa; Onetangi; One Tree Hill; Orakei; Oranga; Ostend; Ōtāhuhu; Owairaka; Palm Beach; Panmure; Parnell; Penrose; Point England; Point Chevalier; Ponsonby; Remuera; Royal Oak; Saint Heliers; St Johns; Saint Marys Bay; Sandringham; Stonefields; Surfdale; Tamaki; Te Papapa; Three Kings; Waikowhai; Wai o Taiki Bay; Waterview; Western Springs; Westfield; Westmere

The Suburbs of North Shore (formerly North Shore City)

Albany; Bayswater; Bayview; Beach Haven; Belmont; Birkdale; Birkenhead; Browns Bay; Campbells Bay; Castor Bay; Chatswood; Cheltenham; Crown Hill; Devonport; Fairview Heights; Forrest Hill; Glenfield; Greenhithe; Hauraki; Highbury; Hillcrest; Long Bay; Mairangi Bay; Marlborough; Milford; Murrays Bay; Narrow Neck; Northcote; Northcote Point; North Harbour; Northcross; Okura; Oteha; Paremoremo; Pinehill; Rosedale; Rothesay Bay; Schnapper Rock; Stanley Bay; Stanley Point; Sunnynook; Takapuna; Torbay; Totara Vale; Unsworth Heights; Waiake; Wairau Valley; Westlake; Windsor Park

The Suburbs of South Auckland and Eastern Suburbs (formerly Manukau City)

Airport Oaks; Beachlands; Botany Downs; Brookby; Bucklands Beach; Burswood; Chapel Downs; Clendon Park; Clevedon; Clover Park; Cockle Bay; Dannemora; East Tāmaki; East Tāmaki Heights; Eastern Beach; Farm Cove; Favona; Flat Bush; Golflands; Goodwood Heights; Greenmeadows; Half Moon Bay; Highland Park; Hillpark; Howick; Huntington Park; Kawakawa Bay; Mahia Park; Māngere; Māngere Bridge; Māngere East; Manukau; Manukau Heights; Manurewa; Maraetai; Meadowlands; Mellons Bay; Middlemore; Murphys Heights; Northpark; Orere Point; Ormiston; Ōtara; Pakuranga; Pakuranga Heights; Papatoetoe; Randwick Park; Settlers Cove; Shamrock Park; Shelly Park; Silkwood Heights; Somerville; Sunnyhills; The Gardens; Totara Heights; Tuscany Estate; Waimahia Landing; Wattle Cove; Wattle Downs; Weymouth; Whitford; Wiri

The Suburbs of Papakura (formerly Papakura District)

Alfriston; Ardmore; Conifer Grove; Drury; Longford Park; Manurewa East; Ōpaheke; Pahurehure; Papakura; Runciman; Red Hill; Rosehill; Takanini

The suburbs of Pukekohe (a part of the former Franklin District)

Āwhitu; Ararimu; Bombay; Buckland; Clarks Beach; Hunua; Karaka; Karaka Harbourside; Kingseat; Manukau Heads; Paerata; Paparimu; Patumahoe; Pollok; Pukekohe; Waiau Pa; Waiuku

The suburbs of West Auckland (formerly Waitakere City)

Anawhata; Bethells Beach; Cornwallis; Glen Eden; Glendene; Green Bay; Henderson; Henderson Valley; Herald Island; Hobsonville; Huia; Karekare; Kaurilands; Kelston; Konini; Laingholm; Lincoln McLaren Park; Massey; New Lynn; Oratia; Parau; Piha; Rānui; Royal Heights; Sunnyvale; Swanson; Te Atatū; Te Atatū Peninsula; Te Atatū South; Titirangi; Waiatarua; Westgate; West Harbour; Western Heights; Whenuapai

The suburbs of Rodney (formerly Rodney District)

Algies Bay; Arkles Bay; Army Bay; Big Omaha; Dairy Flat; Dome Forest; Dome Valley; Glorit; Gulf Harbour; Hatfields Beach; Helensville; Huapai; Kaipara Flats; Kaukapakapa; Kumeū; Leigh; Mahurangi East; Mahurangi West; Mangakura; Manly; Makarau; Matakana; Matakatia; Millwater; Muriwai; Omaha; Orewa; Parakai; Pakiri; Point Wells; Port Albert; Puhoi; Red Beach; Redvale; Riverhead; Sandspit; Shelly Beach; Silverdale; Snells Beach; South Head; Stanmore Bay; Tapora; Tauhoa; Taupaki; Tāwharanui Peninsula; Te Arai; Te Hana; Ti Point; Tindalls Beach; Tomarata; Waimauku; Wainui; Waitoki; Waiwera; Warkworth; Whangaparaoa; Whangaripo; Whangateau; Wharehine; Wellsford; Woodhill Forest

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