This old photo from 1908 shows the city of Auckland, New Zealand and its waterfront. It's an excellent window into kiwi life over 100 years ago. Specifically, it was taken on August 11th, 1908. Click on it for a larger version and see the details. Library of Congress Also happening in New Zealand in 1908, Ernest Shackleton set off with his team for the British Antarctic Expedition, also known as the Nimrod Expedition. They left on January 1st from Lyttelton.