In order to understand their culture, Richard Tulloch faces the traditional Maori challenge.
New Zealand's largest city offers great dining, shopping and a mild climate. The city of 1.5 million not only offers the benefits of a modern urban environment, but is a perfect base for lovers of the great outdoors. Auckland is surrounded by beautiful beaches, hiking trails and islands - many within half an hour of the city. The volcanic Rangitoto Island, just 25 minutes by ferry, is a must-do day-trip.