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Another view of the Cenotaph in front of the Auckland War Memorial Museum. 

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A: Auckland Museum Monument

Af Gary Quigg, 10 meter væk

A relatively new monument in front of the Auckland War Memorial Museum and dedicated to those who gav...

Auckland Museum Monument

B: Auckland War Museum

Af Asset Imaging Photography, 30 meter væk

The museum stands not just as a memorial but as a record of the history of our nation. from Maori to ...

Auckland War Museum

C: Auckland Museum

Af Jan Dunlop, 40 meter væk

The Auckland Museum is located in the Auckland Domain overlooking the Harbour. It was build in 1929 a...

Auckland Museum

D: Auckland War Memorial Museum

Af Gary Quigg, 40 meter væk

The Auckland war Memorial Museum is located in the Auckland Domain. It is a large and iconic building...

Auckland War Memorial Museum

E: Winter Garden in Auckland Domain 3

Af Gary Quigg, 300 meter væk

Yet another view from inside the Winter Garden glasshouse in the Auckland Domain. Features many exoti...

Winter Garden in Auckland Domain 3

F: Winter Garden

Af Asset Imaging Photography, 300 meter væk

The glasshouses at the War Museum  are a place to walk around in any weather, giving rewards of colou...

Winter Garden

G: Auckland Domain Eagle Sculpture

Af Asset Imaging Photography, 300 meter væk

The domain is more than the museum, the playing fields and walk areas provide places for Aucklanders ...

Auckland Domain Eagle Sculpture

H: Winter Garden in Auckland Domain 4

Af Gary Quigg, 300 meter væk

One of four panoramas taken in the Auckland Domain Winter Garden in June 2010. The flowers are always...

Winter Garden in Auckland Domain 4

I: Winter Garden in Auckland Domain 2

Af Gary Quigg, 300 meter væk

Another view from the Winter Garden glasshouse, featuring exotics plants and an array of flowers. The...

Winter Garden in Auckland Domain 2

J: Wintergarden in Auckland Domain

Af Gary Quigg, 300 meter væk

One of the two glass houses which form the Wintergarden in the Auckland Domain. As well a number of e...

Wintergarden in Auckland Domain

Dette panorama blev taget i New Zealand, Polynesia

Dette er et overblik over Polynesia

Forever has always existed.

In the mythology of Oceanic peoples, it's been there along with Darkness and the Sea.

The Earth came from the efforts of Old Spider, who soared over the endless sea and found a giant clam. She opened it and crawled inside, finding a snail there to share the space with her. She set the snail in the west and made it into the Moon to shed some light into the darkness. Together they raised up the top of the clam shell to make the sky, pushing it until it was wide open.

Then they pushed the bottom half of the clam shell in the other direction to make the ground. The earth was called Papa and the sky Ranga. These are the two first beings who created all the flowers, plants, trees and animals on the islands, and fish in the sea.

They celebrated all their open space by making as many beautiful creatures as they could imagine, but they still remained separated by the work of the original Old Spider. Each night, Ranga weeps for his beloved Papa earth, and this is where the morning dew comes from.

Polynesia means "many islands" and when you see these pictures, you will want to visit all of them. To make it simple, the islands sit in a triangle described by connecting Hawaii, New Zealand and Easter Island.

There are over a thousand of these islands of surfer's paradise in the central and south Pacific Ocean. It's stunning. Look at the color of the water here! And the sunset... these speak for themselves. Could you be happy in this little house? How about some reef diving inside a lagoon?

Put this one in full screen and don't come back. Love, 360.

Text by Steve Smith.

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