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  • Jan 01, 2022

Auckland Tamaki Makaurau: A City of Two Realities

Unlike much of the world, Auckland welcomed 2021 with New Year’s Eve celebrations in the thousands, and many traveled across the country or retreated to beach-front locations. There was a celebratory air, like we had come out the other side of a pandemic with very slight scratches while it continued to ravage the rest of the world. Our pandemic experience was a distortion of what others knew.