So I'm in Auckland! And I have already seen everything using my dad's proven sightseeing method: go up the highest point in the place and take a happy tourist bus.
I did the compulsory sky tower - without the jump but the guys jumping looked thrilled:
and hop on / hop off bus tour. I even went to the city museum and watched a traditional maori performance.
The perfect agenda to pursue in a foreign land, except for the fact that “there are no foreign lands, it is the traveler only who is foreign”. But I'm working on it.