Auckland sentence example
Auckland harbour, one of the best in New Zealand, is approachable by the largest vessels at the lowest tide.
There are an opera-house and an academy of music. The Auckland University College and the grammar school are the principal educational establishments.
Auckland has industries of sugar-refining, ship-building and paper-, ropeand brick-making, and timber is worked.
There is communication both south and north by rail, and regular steamers serve the ports of the colony, the principal Pacific Islands, Australia, &c. From 1853 to 1876 Auckland was the seat of the provincial government, and until 1865 that of the central government, which was then transferred to Wellington.
Auckland is under municipal government.Advertisement
Besides the three larger islands numerous satellites belong to the subregion, as Lord Howe, Norfolk and Kermadec islands, with the Chatham, Auckland and Macquarie groups.
His elder brother was drowned in the Thames in the following year; and in 1814, on the death of his father, he took his seat in the House of Lords as Baron Auckland.
Lord Auckland resolved to enter upon a war, and on the 1st of October 1838 published at Simla his famous.
The early operations were crowned with success, and the governor-general received the title of earl of Auckland.
Lord Auckland had the double mortification of seeing his policy a complete failure and of being superseded before his errors could be rectified.Advertisement
The British government appointed Lords Auckland and Holland as negotiators, and the result of the deliberations was the treaty of the 31st of December 1806, which contained no provision against impressments and provided no indemnity for the seizure of goods and vessels.
The river Waikato, which reaches the west coast not far from Manukau Harbour near Auckland, here leaves the lake.
In the previous year the earl of Auckland, governor-general, had yielded to the "Orientalists" who opposed Duff, and adopted a policy which was a compromise between the two.
He attended the grammar school of Bishop Auckland for a short time, but a large portion of his boyhood was spent in Westmorland.
The Aucklands contain two of the finest harbours in the Pacific. Six hundred miles north of Auckland, the volcanic Kermadecs, covering 8208 acres, are picturesquely clothed with vegetation.Advertisement
Cretaceous coals have long been worked in the North Island, north of Auckland, on the shores of the Bay of Islands, where the age of the coal is shown by its occurrence under the Whangarei or Waimio limestone.
Meteorological statistics are collected at Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin and eight other stations; and observations of rainfall, temperature, and wind-directions are received from eighteen stations of the second class.
The cyanide process of gold extraction, and the returns obtained by its means from the great Waihi mine in the Upper Thames, caused an outbreak of gold fever, which led to the opening up of a few good and a great many worthless quartz-mines in the Auckland fields.
There were in its early years six distinct settlements - Auckland, Wellington, Nelson, New Plymouth, Canterbury and Otago - between which communication was for several years irregular and infrequent.
Then followed weary years of ruinous delay and official inquiry, during which Hobson died after founding Auckland.Advertisement
For twenty years thereafter the political history of the colony consisted of two long, intermittent struggles - one constitutional between the central government (first seated in Auckland, but after 1864 in Wellington) and the powerful provincial councils, of which there were nine charged with important functions and endowed with the land revenues and certain rating powers.
Thereafter large deposits were profitably exploited in the south and west of South Island and in the Thames and Coromandel districts of the Auckland province.
The industrial population of Bishop Auckland is principally employed in the neighbouring collieries and iron works.
There are several crateriform hills, and Hali San (Mount Auckland) has an altitude of 6558 ft.
In 1840 the country became a British colony, and soon afterwards George Selwyn was consecrated bishop. He was so impressed with the work of native evangelists that he founded a college in Auckland where such teachers could be trained.Advertisement
In 1861 Patteson was consecrated bishop of Melanesia, and the Auckland training school was removed to Norfolk Island.
Though he disapproved of Lord Auckland's policy of substituting Shah Shuja for Dost Mahomed, he loyally supported the British in their advance on Afghanistan.
In Melbourne's government of 1835 he was president of the board of control, in which position he strongly supported the Indian policy of Lord Auckland; he returned to the same office in July 1846 as a member of Lord John Russell's cabinet; and in February 1851 he went to the House of Lords as Baron Broughton of Broughton Gyfford.
Party exigencies, however, led to the appointment of Lord Auckland.
All looked peaceful until Lord Auckland, prompted by his evil genius, attempted by force to place Shah Shuja upon the throne of Kabul, an attempt which ended in gross mismanagement and the annihilation of the British garrison in that city.Advertisement
His great ambition was to recover Peshawar from the Sikhs; and when Captain Alexander Burnes arrived on a mission from Lord Auckland, with the ostensible object of opening trade, the Dost was willing to promise everything, if only he could get Peshawar.
But Lord Auckland had another and more important object in view.
Lord Auckland forthwith resolved upon the hazardous plan of placing a more subservient ruler upon the throne of Kabul.
The principal mountain in the latter, Hal-la-san (or Mount Auckland), according to Chinese stories, was in eruption in the year 1007.
Distrusting the attitude of the Amir Dost Mahommed towards Russia, Lord Auckland in 1839 attempted to restore Shah Shuja to the throne against the wishes of the Afghan people.Advertisement
Subsequently, under Lord Auckland, a further supply of Chinese cultivators and manufacturers was obtained - men well acquainted with the processes necessary for the production of green tea, as the former set were with those requisite for black.
Burnes, however, was unable to prevail on the governor-general, Lord Auckland, to respond to the amir's advances.
He replied by renewing his relations with Russia, and in 1838 Lord Auckland set the British troops in motion against him.
On the r r th of August the pope, on the king's request, provided him with a prebend in St Andrew's Auckland collegiate church.
New Zealand has a church at Auckland (1883) and scattered members in the south island.Advertisement
In the earlier years of his administration the disaster in Afghanistan was repaired in a successful campaign; and Lord Ellenborough, who was sent over to replace Lord Auckland as governor-general, increased the dominion and responsibilities of the East India Company by the unscrupulous but brilliant policy which led to the conquest of Sind.
Wellington was founded in 1840, being the first settlement of New Zealand colonists, and the seat of government was transferred here from Auckland in 1865.
Regular steamship communications are maintained with Sydney, Auckland and Vancouver.
There is also railway communication with Auckland (but by a circuitous route of 120 m.), and with the neighbouring districts by branch lines.
The sea fisheries are valuable, a large part of the yield being exported to Auckland.Advertisement
Professor Thomas of Auckland, New Zealand, has brought forward some interesting variations in Tmesipteris which appear to afford additional support to this view.
Merlot is often fickle to grow in Northern regions but the arrival of new hardier clones mean it could do quite well in Auckland.
Auckland, international gateway to New Zealand, is laid out with stylish informality around one of the most beautiful harbors in the world.
When we came out, it was really nippy and we had to wrap up for the final run through Wolsingham to Bishop Auckland.
There is a connecting spur into Bishop Auckland station - the terminus of the ' Heritage Line ' passenger service from Darlington.Advertisement
Auckland, New Zealand In Auckland, the climate is almost subtropical with very mild winters and warm, rather humid, summers.
The condition of the observatory at the time of his appointment was such that Lord Auckland, the first lord of the Admiralty, considered that "it ought to be cleared out," while Airy admitted that "it was in a queer state."
For all that, Auckland and Wellington are the most populous of the -larger districts, while Nelson, Westland and Marlborough have for a long time shown the slowest increase.
It was at the Auckland based club that Mark fully confirmed his reputation as a tough, rampaging forward.
I arrive at my hotel in Auckland to find incredible humidity and overcast skies.
The 30-day fall voyage starts in the "City by the Bay" and travels to Sydney, Australia, with stops in Honolulu and Maui before heading across the Pacific to Bora Bora, Pago Pago, Fiji, Auckland, Wellington, and Christchurch.
Crawford acted as a negociant, buying grapes, using various winery facilities, and running all the business operations from their tidy little family home in Auckland, New Zealand.
Conducted by the University of Auckland New Zealand, this long distance French course is designed to improve the student's language skills in the area of reading, listening, speaking and writing.
The new season premiered on April 8, 2009, and follows veterans from MTV's The Real World, Road Rules and the Fresh Meat challenge as they duke it out in Auckland, New Zealand.
The Waikato region is an easy drive south of Auckland and marks the place in the Shire where the hobbits lived.