== History ==
== Politics ==
A democratically elected cabinet and a Council of Maori elders govern the country through a unique dual-chamber government.
== Geography ==
== Economy ==
== References ==
Sprawl Survival Guide p80. Auckland is capital of New Zealand and the Maori nation after having moved from Wellington, the two nations sharing the same territory on the islands. It is considered to be one of the most environmentally friendly countries in the world. The World Wildlife Fund has a major presence here and has strong ties to both houses of government.
Sprawl Survival Guide p80. Auckland is home to 'a lot' of environmental and biotech development corps and has a number of undersea research centers offshore in the Tasman Sea and Bay of Plenty.