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A group of hills marking the southern boundary of greater Auckland.
north of the Bombay Hills
informal Auckland, as distinct from the rest of New Zealand.‘those who live north of the Bombay Hills should visit the region’
- ‘It is a lot cheaper than could be bought just a few kilometres north of the Bombay hills.’
- ‘Auckland is pulling more and more New Zealanders north of the Bombay Hills.’
- ‘Just how many people north of the Bombay Hills had their credit cards out this morning scraping ice from the car windows?’
- ‘Investors north of the Bombay Hills will have to cough up a 30 per cent deposit on homes.’
- ‘Any members, particularly those who live north of the Bombay Hills, who have not visited the region should do so.’
south of the Bombay Hills
informal The rest of New Zealand beyond Auckland.‘skyrocketing house prices mean Aucklanders' can no longer ignore happenings south of the Bombay Hills’
- ‘We know that journalists these days struggle with attention to detail, especially for anything south of the Bombay Hills.’
- ‘Those who never venture south of the Bombay Hills will wonder what all the fuss is about.’
- ‘I tell her I'm from Wellington and so I know there's a land mass south of the Bombay Hills.’
- ‘Now taxpayers from those areas south of the Bombay Hills have been conscripted to help out.’
- ‘We sold a family property south of the Bombay Hills two years ago.’
- ‘Down here south of the Bombay Hills, while we don't like losing our power or ADSL connections, we know that it's just one of those Bad Things that happens.’
- ‘I suggest to the honourable member that she look just south of the Bombay Hills to see the problems we are having.’
- ‘He was looking for some more talent south of the Bombay Hills.’
- ‘As someone who comes from south of the Bombay Hills, I have looked upon the Auckland War Memorial Museum as an icon of New Zealand, not just of Auckland.’
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