Auckland, New Zealand’s largest city is situated on a narrow strip of land framed by two great harbours. A cosmopolitan city, it is surrounded by a fascinating water world that is dotted with over 50 islands. Its urban side is characterised by a flair and originality for art, fashion, shops, theatre and live music. Auckland has become increasingly popular for its mild year-round climate, cuisine from all around the world, fine wines and great art. This cosmopolitan city is an ideal starting point for any New Zealand holiday.