Liquid Blue live on stage in Auckland, New Zealand.
Auckland, in the North Island of New Zealand, is the largest urban area of the country.
The central urban area occupies a narrow isthmus between the Tasman Sea and the Pacific Ocean.
It is one of the few cities in the world to have harbours on two separate major bodies of water.
The Manukau Harbour is on the Tasman Sea, and the Waitemata Harbour is on the Pacific Ocean.
In 2006, Auckland placed 23rd on the UBS list of the world's richest cities.
Britomart Transport Centre in the background is the public transport hub.
Trams and railway lines shaped Auckland's rapid expansion in the early first half of the 20th century.
Soon afterward the dominance of the motor vehicle emerged and has not abated since.
Private vehicles are the main form of transportation within Auckland.
This results in substantial traffic congestion during peak times.
Office workers account for a large part of Auckland's commuters.
Auckland hosted the 1950 British Empire Games and the 14th Commonwealth Games in 1990.
The Sky Tower is the tallest free-standing structure in the Southern Hemisphere.
The Auckland Civic Theatre is a large heritage theatre that opened on 20 December 1929.
Positive aspects of Auckland life are its mild climate, plentiful employment and educational opportunities.
Auckland residents enjoy a high median personal income in the country's largest commercial centre.
Opened in 1911, the Auckland Town Hall is a historic building on the main street of Auckland.
Scott and Michael cleverly disguise themselves as ordinary orange caution cones.
The Rationalist House contains the library of the New Zealand Rationalist Society.
Auckland is a major centre of overseas language education, with large numbers of foreign students.
The Economist's World's Most Livable Cities index of 2010 ranked Auckland in 10th place.
Most major international corporations have an Auckland office, as it is the nation's economic capital.