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Great Barrier Island

Great Barrier Island is an island in the north of New Zealand, situated 88 km to the north-east of Auckland in the outer Hauraki Gulf[?]. It is called Aotea[?] in the native Maori language, meaning white cloud.

With an area of 285 square kilometres (110 square miles), Great Barrier Island is the fourth (?) largest island in New Zealand, following the South Island, North Island and Stewart Island[?]. It has a permanent population of around 1300, primarily in coastal settlements such as Port Fitzroy and Tryphena.

There is a free website with links to information about and pictures of Great Barrier Island at http://gbi.aotea.org/

See other islands of New Zealand.



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