Story: Auckland region

Waitematā Harbour

Waitematā Harbour

The distant outline of Rangitoto fills the centre of this 1840s watercolour by John Hoyte. To the left are North Head and Mt Victoria on the North Shore. The town of Auckland is hidden behind the hills in the middle distance.

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Watercolour by John Hoyte

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How to cite this page:

Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Harbours and wetlands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/artwork/15861/waitemata-harbour (accessed 12 December 2019)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016