AUCKLAND - JAN 09 2015:Victorian merchant house.It's one of five houses that should have come down when the 99-year leases expired, but survived to show the lifestyles of the colonial elite.

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AUCKLAND - JAN 09 2015:Victorian merchant house.It's one of five houses that should have come down when the 99-year leases expired, but survived to show the lifestyles of the colonial elite.
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AUCKLAND - JAN 09 2015:Victorian merchant house.It's one of five houses that should have come down when the 99-year leases expired, but survived to show the lifestyles of the colonial elite.
Location: Auckland New Zealand NZL