Seascape and green forest are characteristics of the town and area of Aukland in the North Island of New Zealand. Take note - among the many things to do in Aukland are sailing and golf. While in the region, be sure to visit Aukland, the capital city. You can find much to see in this “Gateway City”. Aukland attractions include the old Arts Building and clock Tower. There is Saint Mary’s Church in Holy Trinty, a Gothic-style wooden structure dated 1886. Other attractions to Aukland include Albert Park, the Civic Theater and Eweleme Cottage (1863-64) of kauri timber, still containing most of its original furniture. Sample Aukland culture at the Aukland Art Gallery and the Aukland Museum. Wander the Parnell Rose Garden. If you want to go shopping in Aukland, go to the Otara Market. With all there is to do, be prepared to spend at least a weekend in the area.