Hauraki Gulf

The Hauraki Gulf is a coastal feature of the North Island of New Zealand. It has a total area of 4000 km², and lies between the Auckland Region, the Hauraki Plains, the Coromandel Peninsula and Great Barrier Island (which surround it in anticlockwise order). Most of the gulf is part of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park.

Hauraki is Māori for North Wind.

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Black Petrel - Description
... about 700 g) Wingspan averages 110 cm Often seen in the outer Hauraki Gulf, New Zealand from October to May Oldest banded bird recorded is 29 years (E ... Breeding Breeding takes place from October to June in the Hauraki Gulf Adults return to the colony in mid-October to clean burrows, pair and mate with the same partner (Imber 1987) Males ... In press B) Birds forage much closer to the Hauraki Gulf over the summer and autumn while incubating an egg and raising a chick – mainly in the ...
Coromandel Peninsula
... forming a natural barrier to protect the Hauraki Gulf and the Firth of Thames in the west from the Pacific Ocean to the east ... Almost the entire population lies on the narrow strips along the Hauraki Gulf and Bay of Plenty coasts ... The country's biggest city, Auckland, lies on the far shore of the Hauraki Gulf, 55 kilometres to the west ...

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