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A complete list of bridges in New Zealand with pictures. Famous New Zealand bridges, the biggest and the highest. From the earliest arch and beam bridges to the newest suspension and truss bridges, this list has them all. We build bridges to span obstacles, be it a valley, waterway, or another road. A bridge's function designates its design. A bridge can can be temporary, or it can last for millennia. Many Roman bridges are still standing (and even in use) today. No surprise then that bridges often become iconic landmarks for their region.
Auckland Harbour Bridge is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Bridges in New Zealand
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The Auckland Harbour Bridge is an eight-lane box truss motorway bridge over the Waitemata Harbour, joining St Marys Bay in Auckland with Northcote in the former North Shore City, New Zealand. It is part of State Highway 1 and the Auckland Northern Motorway. The bridge is operated by the New Zealand ...more

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Bertrand Road suspension bridge

The Bertrand Road suspension bridge crosses the Waitara River, linking Huirangi, near Lepperton and Tikorangi in north Taranaki, New Zealand. The original bridge was built in 1897, and rebuilt in 1927. The original idea for the bridge was proposed by a Waitara councillor, Levi Sarten, as crossing ...more

Bridge to Nowhere is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Bridges in New Zealand
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Bridge to Nowhere

The Bridge to Nowhere is a concrete road bridge spanning the Mangapurua Stream in Whanganui National Park, North Island, New Zealand. It has no roads leading to it, but it is a popular tourist attraction, accessible by mountain bike or tramping on a variety of different tracks, or by boat or kayak, ...more

Grafton Bridge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Bridges in New Zealand
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Grafton Bridge is a road bridge spanning Grafton Gully in Auckland, New Zealand. Built of reinforced concrete in 1910, it connects the Auckland CBD and Karangahape Road with Grafton. It spans about 97.6 metres, rises 25.6 metres above the abutments to a height of around 43 metres over the gully. The ...more

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