The Auckland metropolitan area in the North Island of New Zealand, is the
largest and the most populous
urban area in the country with a population approaching 1.4 million residents,
31 percent of the country's
population. Demographic trends indicate that it will continue to grow faster
than the rest of the country.
(L) A small propeller plane leaving the Blenheim* Airport, South Island
for Auckland, North Island, NZ.
(M) The interior of a small aircraft.
(R) The plane we took arrived at the rainy, wet Auckland Airport.
* Blenhaim is situated in the Marlborough region of New Zealand, the north
east corner of the South Island.
Auckland Airport is the combined international and domestic airport and
is the largest
and busiest airport in New$B!!(BZealand with over 13 million ( about 7 million
international and 6 million for the domestic ) passengers a year.
Auckland Airport and Satellete photography of Auckland.
No smoking sign plate st the entrance of Auckland Airport departure terminal
The smoking area is designated at another side of the road.
No smoking around the area of the entrance way.
$B!!(BThe point of the smoking ban in New Zealand effective after 2004.
To protect people from the health effects of second-hand smoke, smoking$B!!(Bin
all hospitality industries*
is prohibited in New Zealand. Smoking$B!!(Bis also banned in all offices, shops,
shopping centres, airplanes,
public transport$B!!(Band taxis.
*The hospitality industry $B!a(B Hotels, restaurants, casinos,catering (food
service), resorts,clubs and any
other service position that deals with a tourist.
Helicopter tour in the South Alps in New Zealand, December 2006
$B!!(BPhotography: New Zealand 2006
Smoking restriction of the world airports
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Milford Sound and Queenstown Tour from Christchurch Tobacco sale Auckland airport
The photographs were taken in December 2006, and the article was writtenin
by Junhaku Miyamoto, M.D., PhD.
South Island of New Zealand