M2 PRESSWIRE-August 27, 2019-: Government helps fund efforts to restore shellfish beds of Hauraki Gulf
In the pre-dawn blackness of 19 June 1940 a 13,415-ton Canadian passenger liner, Niagara, struck two mines as it steamed north out of the Hauraki Gulf
. Although all passengers and crew made it to safety, eight tons of gold went to the bottom in the liner's hold.
The Hauraki Gulf
in northern New Zealand doubled as China's Pacific coast and much of the shoot took place in huge tanks at the Kumeu Film Studios in Auckland.
And in 1995 Lewis was secretly exiled to Great Barrier Island in the Hauraki Gulf
as authorities feared for the Queen during the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Auckland, according to reports.
A fantastic Auckland Seaplane flight over the city and Hauraki Gulf
blew away the last of the cobwebs, and we were hungry for more.
he said this Hauraki Gulf
& its blinding white sails
Bought by the irrepressible Jimmy Davern, only a year after her launching, she quickly became known in New Zealand as the 'Ocean Greyhound', dominating local racing on Auckland's Hauraki Gulf
and then taking line honours in races to Suva and Noumea.
It is now exactly 65 years ago, in December 1950, that I arrived with a busload of other 11 year olds to spend 4 weeks at the YMCA camp at Waiomu on the Hauraki Gulf
north of Thames.
In Waiheke Island in the Hauraki Gulf
of Auckland-which has a climate suitable for growing olives and grapes-is the Rangihoua Estate, the founder of which was inspired by an olive farm in Tuscany Italy.
A similar study is being conducted by Kiwi researchers in the Hauraki Gulf
and off the West Coast of the South Island.
But in 1966, New Zealand pirates consisted of a group of lads, all in their twenties, trying to launch the good ship Tiri into the waters of the Hauraki Gulf