National Geographic : 1936 Feb
NORTH ISLAND OF NEW ZEALAND: A VULCAN'S PLAYGROUND FLOWER BEDS AND STATUES GRACE WELLINGTON'S CAPITOL PLAZA Facing these Parliament grounds stands the enormous wooden Public Office Building. The tall shaft surmounted by an equestrian statue was erected in honor of the World War heroes. The steps to the right lead to the Dominion's Parliament Buildings. © National Geographic Society Finlay Photographs by W. Robert Moore ABOUT THIS TOWER CENTERS AUCKLAND'S HIGHER EDUCATION Besides general courses, Auckland University College has schools of commerce and architecture. It is affiliated with colleges in Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin to form New Zealand University.