Happy Birthday Auckland, Nelson & Northland!

30 January 2017 Gareth Morgan No Comments
ArchiCAD, Tip of the Day

Today is Auckland, Nelson & Northland Anniversary Day, a day the top half of the North Island celebrate by taking the day off.

Nelson have got on the bandwagon and are also enjoying the day off. The top of the South Island have the day off to celebrate Nelson Anniversary Day. Is anyone working today?

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Some fun facts about Auckland & Nelson Anniversary. Thanks wikipedia & Google 🙂

  • The holiday usually falls on the Monday closest to 29 January, the anniversary of the arrival of William Hobson, in the Bay of Islands in 1840. (William Hobson later the first Governor of New Zealand)
  • The Auckland Anniversary Regatta, which takes place today has grown from an impromptu event involving a couple of row boats to an annual extravaganza recognised as the largest one-day regatta in the world. As a yachting event it pre-dates the more prestigious America’s Cup by 11 years. In 2008 400 boats entered, Sydney Australia Day Regatta had 120 entires, this gives an indication of the magnitude of this event. {https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auckland_Anniversary_Regatta}
  • Auckland’s sister cities includes: Brisbane (Australia), Guangzhou (China), Hamburg (Germany), Fukuoka (Japan), Los Angeles(USA)
  • One in three Aucklanders own a boat but I’m not one of them 🙁
  • Nelson is further north than Wellington. Wellington (41°17′20″S 174°46′38″E), Nelson (41°16′15″S 173°17′2″E)
  • The geographical “centre of New Zealand” allegedly lies in Nelson; on a hilltop near the centre of the city.
  • Established in 1841 Nelson is the 2nd oldest city in NZ and the oldest in the South Island.