Kōrero: City planning

Auckland's plan (1 o 4)

The town plans for Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Dunedin were based on the grid, but differed in detail. Auckland’s initial plan, designed by surveyor Felton Mathew, included a set of circular streets (a circus) based on what became Albert Park, two public squares and a shipping basin, none of which were built.

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Ben Schrader, 'City planning - Early settlement planning', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/zoomify/25722/aucklands-plan (accessed 14 November 2019)

Story by Ben Schrader, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 26 Mar 2015