The Auckland Region is in the North Island of New Zealand. Centred on the Auckland metropolitan area, the region includes ruggedly beautiful west coast beaches and harbors, the more sheltered inlets and beaches of the east coast, and the islands of the Hauraki Gulf.
See the Auckland guide for information on accessing the region by plane.
There is a suburban rail system and buses are plentiful.
InterCity  operates daily services from around the North Island.