Lt Governor Hobson named the new settlement in honour of George Eden, 1st Earl of Auckland.
In reference to the above - William Eden (hence mount Eden) who was from Bishop Auckland in the UK .
The actual word Auckland has 3 possible origins, all dating back a millennium.
(1) old Celtic river name with the last four letters denoting a cliff = Alclit = a river in the region (in UK) which later was named Gaunless which is a Norse word meaning 'useless' reflecting it's inability to power a mill, sustain fish or floodplains
(2) derives from old Norse Aukland meaning 'additional land' granted to the local Bishop by King Canute in 1020 (in UK)
(3) A derivative of 'Oakland' relating to surrounding forests in the area at the time (in UK)
The maori name for the Auckland region is Tamaki Makaurau. 'Akarana' is the Maori transliteration of the English 'Auckland'.
From Lord Auckland.
Name the Auckland gulf that has a maritime park?
The nickname of Auckland is the "City of Sails".
spire in auckland
It is known locally as "Mangere Airport" which is the name of the Auckland suburb surrounding it.
Tamaki Makaurau.'Akarana' is the Maori transliteration of the English 'Auckland'.
No, Auckland is a place name, so it is a proper noun and capitalized.
Auckland, North Shore, Waitakere and Manukau.
Auckland has two harbours: the Waitemata harbour and the Manukau Harbour.
New Zealand's first governor, Captain William Hobson, chose Auckland as the capital. Hobson decided upon the name Auckland, in honour of his patron and former commander, Lord Auckland (at that time, the viceroy of India). Many of the other place names in Auckland bear the influence of Hobson's patron. Lord Auckland's family name was Eden, and a great many parts of the city bear this name.
Auckland is the common and official name. The city also has a Maori name (the local indigenous community's language), which is Tāmaki Makaurau.
Tamaki Makaurau is Auckland, New Zealand. The Maori transliteration of the English name Auckland is 'Akarana'.
It HAS another name which is the Maori name Aotearoa.
CITYIt Is A City Near Auckland!
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Huia is the name of an extinct New Zealand bird and also the name of a township on the Manukau Harbour near to Auckland.
Huia, on the Manukau Harbour near Auckland.
AnswerThe Ground in Auckland is named "EDEN PARK". International matches are played at Eden Park. There are many other cricket grounds used by Auckland players. Cornwall Park and Auckland Domain are two of the larger ones.