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Also known as: Akarana; Tāmaki-makau-rau.

A city in New Zealand.

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Advert A LITERARY HAT-TRICK An air raid shelter under construction, Auckland, April 1942 A school air raid shelter at Devonport, Auckland Camp at Duder's Beach, near Auckland Checking the wire on a minesweeper operating between Auckland and Whangarei COMMODORE’S BARGE Auckland construction under reverse lend-lease — Constructing a shipyard at Auckland for the United States Navy Discover new work by — Festival of the Arts guests: ENGINE MAINTENANCE Auckland FACTS, FANTASIES, FICTION Farewell march through Auckland, 27 April 1940 Figure 10.—Coral and wooden pounders. a, coral pounder, Rarotonga (Bishop Mus., C8883): height middle line, 142 mm.; greatest width of head, 68 mm., thickness 34 mm.; neck, 54 mm. by 41 mm.; base, 124 mm. by 121 mm.; body greatly flared and basal surface very convex. b, side view of a. c, wooden pounder, Aitutaki (Auckland Mus.): height, 292 mm.; base diameter, 63 mm Figure 11.6. Brett's No. 1 Cottage for Settlers (Source: Brett's Colonists' Guide and Cyclopaedia of Useful Knowledge, Auckland, 1883, pp. 723–4) Figure 13.—Ironwood thatch implements. a, thatching hook, Mauke (Bishop Mus., C2824): length, 11.5 inches; greatest width, 0.6 inch; greatest thickness, 0.3 inch; length of point from hook notch (1), 0.9 inch. b, thatch needle, Aitutaki (Auckland Mus.): length, 10 inches; greatest width, 0.5 inch Figure 168.—Aitutaki drum (Auckland Mus., 987). a, wooden body (1): height, 495 mm.; greatest diameter near top, 407 mm.; bottom diameter, 350 mm.; interior partition, 146 mm. from bottom. Upper opening edge (2) shows against skin cover; inner diameter, 222 mm. Shark-skin cover (3) in one piece covers upper opening and overlaps from 75 to 100 mm.; single strip of shark skin, 64 mm. wide, placed under outer edge of cover to reinforce part where holes are cut through both layers, 12 mm. from edge… Figure 169.—Painted design on Aitutaki drum (Auckland Mus., 987): consisting of sets of crosses, triangles, and vertical lines with spaced bilateral short curves Figure 170.—Painted design on Aitutaki drum (Auckland Mus., 8865): lower end of drum showing slots (1-1) with oblique crosses between slots and above, two sets of oblique lines crossing at ends and with short curved lines on either side of upper crossings; also oblique crosses between upper sets of crossings Figure 187.—Cook Islands spears, a, Atiu spear (Fuller coll., 3120): four-edged point; remaining length, 1,720 mm.; greatest width of blade point, 41 mm. and thick ness, 21 mm.; lower end of shaft, 33 by 31 mm. b, Atiu vero (in field): length, 12 feet, 4 inches; leaf point (1), 4.7 inches long, greatest width, 1.5 inches and thickness, 0.65 inch; middle shaft diameter, 1.6 inches; lower leaf point (2), 4.3 inches long, greatest width, 0.8 inch, thickness, 0.5 inch. c, Atiu vero (in field): leng… Figure 19.—Cook Islands seats. a, small Atiu type (Bishop Mus., C8882): seat (1), 19 inches long at sides and 18.75 inches in middle; width, 9.25 inches at ends, 8.75 inches in middle; edge 0.5 inch thick; height above ground, 4 inches in middle, and 6.12 and 6.62 inches at ends: leg (2) curved, heart shaped in section, with edge (3) toward middle transverse line; foot (4) expanded, heart shaped, with apex toward middle line. b, long Aitutaki type (Auckland Mus., 12994): seat (1), 7 feet, 9 inc… Figure 244.—Carved hafts, class 1. a, K figures in repeated pairs, horizontal to long axis of panels (Wesleyan Univ., Middletown, Conn., 374). b, shaft trimmed to eight longitudinal surfaces of equal width, but notched transversely into panels; double K figure on each surface, vertical to long axis of panel (Auckland Mus., N. Z.). c, round shaft without panels and with continuous lozenge pattern covering whole surface (Otago University Mus., N. Z., D.093) Figure 246.—Ceremonial adzes, class 3, with pedestals, vary in height; b is 17 inches high, g38 inches high. a, round shaft (1) completely carved with continuous lozenge pattern; round pedestal (2) with upper edge carved in rectangular projections with horizontal double K-motif (3); perforated with square holes surrounded by horizontal and vertical panels of horizontal double K-motif (4); rest of pedestal carved with horizontal rows of fused K's repeated (5): leg knobs with horizontal double K … Figure 66.—Pearl-shell breast ornaments from Aitutaki and Mauke. a, Aitutaki: single pearl shell (1) pierced with four holes along upper hinge margin for attachment of coil (2) of 32 strands of two-ply cord of bast fiber dyed brown; at ends of coil folds, a thicker two-ply cord (3) of undyed bast (hibiscus?) is tied for suspension around neck (Auckland Mus., 14488). b, Mauke: part of shell (1) is crescentic in form with upper concave edge; holes bored at each upper corner for attachment of sing… Figure 7.—Cook Islands basaltic pounders: a, simple concave head (Auckland Mus. 12868); b, c, simple convex head, Atiu (Bishop Mus. C2773); d, e, three-ridged head, smooth curve back and front (Bishop Mus., C2287); f, three-ridged head with concave crescentic edge (1) extending from lateral ridges (Auckland Mus. 12279); g, h, three-ridged head with straight edge (1) lower down (Bishop Mus., 6531); i, j, three-ridged head greatly projected upward from defining edge (1) (Bishop Mus., 6532); k, th… Figure 8.—Cook Islands basaltic pounders, small bulbous type: a, head with convex curve (Bishop Mus., 6533); b, head with concave curve, Rarotonga (Otago University Mus., D.27.50); c, three-ridged head, Aitutaki (Otago University Mus., D.33.2062); d, unique with four projections, Rarotonga (Otago University Mus., D.35.352); e, three-ridged head, one lateral ridge broken, made of stalagmite, Aitutaki (Auckland Mus., 10713). Dimensions in millimeters: Height Head Neck Base Weight (oz.) a 122 42 3… Future officers and NCOs marching through Auckland to entrain for Papakura after training at Narrow Neck GARDENING Auckland Girl Guides in Auckland making camouflage nets HMNZS KILLEGRAY at sea near Auckland HMS Achilles at Auckland If every bookshop tells a story … Landfall — NZ’s Foremost Literary Magazine Leander in Calliope Dock, Auckland, showing torpedo damage MAKING WRITING COUNT — 100 TRADITIONAL SMILES — ANNE KENNEDY Motor tow-boats built in Auckland for the United States armed forces being launched in 1943 Mrs Eleanor Roosevelt talking to Mrs Janet Fraser at Auckland Airport, 1943 MRS ROOSEVELT AT THE NAVAL BASE Auckland NEW FICTION NEW FROM GODWIT OPERATIONS ROOM Auckland PAPER BOATS — poems by — PETER BLAND PARSONS Plate 11 — Fish Traps: A, Anga Trap, Aitutaki; B, Inahi Trap, Aitutaki (Auckland Mus.) C, EEl Trap, Aitu (Bishop Mus., C2850); D, Funnel Entrance of c Plate 12 — A, Slings and Sling Stones, Rarotonga (Auckland Mus.); C, Sling Stone Carriers, Rarotonga (Bishop Mus., C8860); B, D, Net Food Carriers, Aitu (Bishop Mus., C2867, 2868) Plate 9 — Hafted Adzes: A, Aitutaki (Bishop Mus., 8040); B, Mangaia (Wesleyan Univ. Mus., 344); C, Mangaia (Auckland Mus., 1310) POEMSPOEMSPOEMSPOEMSPOEMSPOEMSPOEMSPOEMS prefabrication speeds shipbuilding — Prefabricated keels of tow-boats ready for transport to an Auckland shipyard Publication of a ballot, Auckland, January 1942 Pukapukan is a distinct language spoken on the Northern Cook Islands atoll of Pukapuka (1996 population 780) where Johnny Frisbie Hebenstreit, the author of this story ('A Quiet Night'), was born. Up to 2,000 Pukapukans are estimated to live in New Zealand, mainly in Auckland. After Learning Media had published the story in six other Pacific Island languages, the specialist Pukapukan publisher Mataaliki Press in Auckland produced this version Pō Lāwie in the author's mother tongue in 1992. Repr… Radar crew outside their quarters at Moko Hinau, Auckland Ration books being issued by the Post and Telegraph Department at Auckland, April 1942 RECRUITS Auckland Right: Freda Stark, also from Truth, 26 February 1936. Independent News. Auckland Ltd Seaplanes of the New Zealand Flying School, Kohimarama, Auckland, c. 1916 ships for the united states forces — Launching New Zealand built tow-boats, Auckland, August 1943 Soldiers working on the waterfront at Auckland Summer days with AUP poetry . . The 7th Anti-Tank on Queen Street, Auckland, 27 April 1940 The Calliope Dock at Devonport, Auckland, at its opening in February 1888. The warships are the corvettes Calliope and Diamond the captured tanker ole jacob The ship's company of HMNZS Kiwi, led by Lt-Cdr G. Bridson, on left, marching through the streets of Auckland The ship's company of HMS Achilles marching through Auckland on 23 February 1940, on their return after the Battle of the River Plate Two Black and White Photographs. Left: Ed Williams stands in front of a hunting cabin called the 'Seldom Inn'. He is holding a shooting gun. A dog looks up at him. Right: Ed Williams holds the hand of Miss Universe as she walks down some stairs. Miss Universe is smiling and wearing a tiara and evening dress WHO EDITS?


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