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Auckland is a city in North Island, New Zealand. It is situated on an isthmus and is the largest urban region and chief port of the country. The chief exports are frozen meats, dairy products, wool, hides, and iron and steel. Petroleum, iron and steel products, wheat, sugar, and fertilizers are the leading imports. Auckland is also New Zealand's leading industrial center. The chief industries are engineering, motor vehicle and chemical manufacturing, and food processing. It is also a fishing port and the chief base of the New Zealand navy. Maoris and persons of Maori ancestry comprise roughly one seventh of the populace, giving the city the largest Polynesian population in the world. Auckland was founded in 1840 and was the capital of New Zealand from 1841 to 1865. Educational institutions include the Univ. of Auckland and the Auckland Institute of Technology. The Auckland War Memorial Museum has a collection of Maori art. Other sights include a maritime museum and the Sky Tower. The Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron, based in Auckland, won the America 's Cup in 1995 and successfully defended in 2000, but lost in 2003. In the area of the city are many extinct volcano cones, including Mt. Eden and Rangitoto.
Auckland and Wellington are the principle cities of New Zealand.
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Dejagoo is the strange feeling that you've been in this sticky situation before. It is dejavu due to goo. Usual symptoms are shivers down once's spine followed by disgust, especially if actual goo is involved.
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The biggest city in New Zealand. By Australian and world standards needs to catch up in terms of public transport and livability, although I think this is starting to happen so I am not bitching too much.
Auckland and Wellington are New Zealand's largest cities.
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The largest city in New Zealand, situated in the north island. Probably the blindest city in the country to the fact that the rest of the country exists. Aucklanders are very similar to Americans with their one-person SUVs and angry drivers; See JAFA.
I don't mind paying for Auckland's roads; Yeah Right. - Tui Ad
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The most populated city in New Zealand, being about 1.5 million. IT is situated at one of the narrowest points on the North Island, and has been host to such events as the America's Cup. Also know as the City of Sails, for its keen interest in yachting.
Many New Zealanders argue that Auckland should, in fact be the Capital City of New Zealand, for its size, growth, infrastructure and sights. It also boasts some of the best golf courses in New Zealand, such as Formosa Auckland Country Club, Gulf Harbour, The Grange...and many many more.
Auckland is home to The Warriors League team, and the Auckland Blues, for Rugby Union.
Wellington Resident: Damn, I wanna live in Auckland n b a Jaffa.

Auckland Resident(ME): Ima kill me that smacktard who knocked us Jaffas! We rule, and the only reason u talkin' shit, ma fren, is cos we is betta!!
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The largest city in New Zealand and the shit hub of the world. The growth of the city far exceeded original plan s leading to massive infrastructure failure and problems with the mediocre sewage system. The city is literally spewing too much shit.
Hey man I'm going to New Zealand

Fuck, avoid Auckland, you'll come out with dysentery.
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The shittiest most crime filled city in New Zealand. They like to pretend they're the best and convince bands on tour to only go there. Mostly full of Maoris and pacific islanders.
Atleast its not Auckland. They'd kill you.
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