In the distance the spinnakers of racing yachts can been seen plying the waters of the Hauraki Gulf
, while the collage of green patchwork of Waiheke is spread out like a picnic rug in the sunshine.
The airfield's ridge-line position has panoramic views of the Hauraki Gulf
, Rangitoto Island and back to Auckland City.
In the huge bay of islands outside - known as the Hauraki Gulf
- there is just one kilo of lobster in every hectare.
One of the world's first marine reserves--Goat Island Reserve at the northern end of the Hauraki Gulf
of New Zealand--turned 30 this year, and is proving the value of the marine reserve system in maintaining biodiversity.
The couple were married on Waiheke Island, one of Auckland's jewels, a haven in the sparkling Hauraki Gulf
Race 5 of the America's Cup was postponed today because of light wind on the uncooperative Hauraki Gulf
in Auckland, New Zealand.
Recruitment to the Hauraki Gulf
snapper (Pagrus auratus) stock is correlated with temperature (Paul, 1976).
The day's forecast for the Hauraki Gulf
had always suggested that getting the racing under way bore little more than a 50/50 chance.
Prada completed a 4-0 victory over Swedish boat Victory Challenge in the best-of-seven quarter-finals repechage at Hauraki Gulf
The first four races in the Louis Vuitton Cup, which determines who will challenge cup holders Team New Zealand in February, began in Auckland city's Hauraki Gulf
New Zealands largest city, Auckland, sits alongside island-studded Hauraki Gulf
, the Americas Cup sailing event venue for the year 2000.
Captain Keith Pattie and his crew operated the test flight to the north-east of Auckland over the wider Hauraki Gulf