[[caption-width-right:350:The City of Sails]]
Auckland is the largest city in both the North Island and in UsefulNotes/NewZealand overall (although ''not'' the capital city; that's UsefulNotes/{{Wellington}}) and the fifth largest city in UsefulNotes/{{Oceania}} with a population of 1.4 million people. It is frequently rated amongst the most liveable cities in the world - placing third in the 2012 Mercer Quality of Living Survey and tied with UsefulNotes/{{Vancouver}} at fourth in 2010.

!!Shows filmed predominantly in Auckland:

* ''Series/MaddigansQuest''
* ''Series/OutrageousFortune''
* ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' (since 2003 and ''[[Series/PowerRangersNinjaStorm Ninja Storm]]'', when Creator/{{Disney}} (then-owner of the franchise thanks to their acquisition of Creator/{{Freeform}}) moved it there from the US for cost reasons; even after Haim Saban reacquired it, they're still filming there- excepting the [[Film/PowerRangers2017 2017 movie]], which was filmed in Vancouver)
* ''Series/ShortlandStreet''
* ''Series/UnderbellyNZLandOfTheLongGreenCloud''