This includes a redraw of the fastest growing electorate, Selwyn, which loses the Banks Peninsula area to the former Port Hills electorate - which … Electoral regulations were gazetted on 5 March. Read more about the boundary … South Auckland. Some current Provincial Anniversary Days are still public holidays in New Zealand: Aucklandâ , Taranakiâ , Hawkes' Bayâ , Wellingtonâ , Marlboroughâ , Nelsonâ , Canterburyâ , Canterbury (South), Westlandâ , Otagoâ , Southlandâ and Chatham Islands. For example, Education Act 1877 created the Education Boards for Auckland, Hamilton, Hawkes Bay, Taranaki, Wanganui, Wellington, Nelson, Westland, Southland, Canterbury and Otago districts. “Boundary changes are needed to electorates in the Christchurch area because of significant population growth in Selwyn, which is the fastest growing electorate in the country.” In Otago and Southland, adjustments are needed to the boundaries of the Waitaki, Dunedin North, Dunedin South, Clutha-Southland and … Some of the names persist in other contexts as well, such as health administration districts: Northland, In the construction of railways, for example, three of the provinces had constructed railways (as was the case in Australia) to different track gauges, with Canterbury Provincial Railways being built to "broad" gauge, Southland's railways being built to "standard" gauge. Copyright © Electoral Commission New Zealand, Enrolment information in New Zealand Sign Language, Enrolment information in multiple languages, Enrolment information in accessible formats. West Coastâ , 0800 358 5453. Taranaki … Soar above the Harbour Bridge, Sky Tower, Rangitoto volcano, Mt Eden crater and along the scenic coastline. The South Island has extreme landscape features from Glaciers and Skiing, to wide plains. Flights depart from Ardmore airfield in South Auckland. The Usenet Internet discussion system for New Zealand "Very roughly they correspond to the boundaries of the 14 Regional Councils": Taranakiâ , The voters in each electorate choose a member of Parliament to represent them. Tairawhiti (Gisborne), Bay of Plenty,  As with general elections, elections were open to males 21 years or older who owned freehold property worth Â£50 a year. Make a point of spending a good length of time around the Queenstown area, one of the tourist capitals of New Zealand. Find local businesses, view maps and get driving directions in Google Maps. Join Air Auckland for the breath-taking views of the beautiful Hauraki Gulf. â indicates it reflects an original province. Click on any of the locator pins to identify the school and their links or hover over the school names to highlight their locator pin. Wairarapa, Waikato, Support and advice. Nelsonâ , At the time, three major South Island Provincial Unions â Canterburyâ , Otagoâ and Southlandâ â resisted the central authority of the NZRU. Nelson (Marlborough)â , A boundary mark is on a node which defines the boundaries of primary parcels or non primary parcels. The provinces of the Colony of New Zealand existed as a form of sub-national government. West Coastâ , The provinces were finally abolished by the Abolition of Provinces Act 1875, during the Premiership of Harry Atkinson. The map is from New Zealand Trade and Enterprise‘s rather good Māori Cultural Kit for people wanting to do business with Māori organisations.. Waikato, View larger image [PDF, 33 MB] Southern boundary. Location: Auckland, Auckland Region, North Island, New Zealand, Oceania; Latitude: -36.88° or 36° 52' 48" south; Longitude: 174.63° or 174° 37' 48" east; Also Known As. The New Zealand Constitution Amendment Act 1857 provided for the appointment of a deputy superintendent. Use the satellite view, narrow down your search interactively, save to PDF to get a free printable Auckland plan. The provincial districts had different boundaries from the present day regions, for example, the ManawatÅ«-Whanganui region is largely in the Wellington provincial district. If such a person was an elected member, this would result in a by-election to fill the vacancy.. Colonial Treasurer (and later Premier) Julius Vogel launched his Great Public Works policy of immigration and public works schemes of the 1870s, borrowing the massive sum of 10 million pounds, to develop significant infrastructure of roads, railways, and communications, all administered by the central government. Wellingtonâ , Hamilton, This Act established a quasi-federal system of government and divided the country into the six provinces of Auckland, New Plymouth, Wellington, Nelson, Canterbury, and Otago.