PHOTO: STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER – The Queen and Prince Edward at the opening of the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland
The Queen has emerged as one of the biggest owners of land in Auckland, at least on paper.
The first-ever stocktake of publicly owned land in Auckland shows “Her Majesty the Queen” as the registered owner of 23,334 hectares, or 4.75 per cent of the city’s land area.
Public sector land makes up 19.12 per cent of the city, and the most of the Crown’s share of that land is held in the name of the Queen.
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