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Mt Eden

Mt Eden
Ethnicity: Maori
Site type: Pa
Where: Central Isthmus - 10 minutes from the city centre
How to get there: Bus (Check Rideline) or taxi.
How Long to allow: 2 hrs walking over the site. For the less fit there is a summit road.


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What: Prehistoric Maori fortification and town built on a volcanic cone. There is a little on site interpretation. Be sure to get away from the summit where modern road and carparks have destroyed the Maori evidence. Look out for kumara storage pits (see picture).

Storage pits on terraces

What else to do there:

Great views over the inner city and harbour and beyond to the Hauraki Gulf.

Web Info: http://www.arc.govt.nz/environment/volcanoes-of-auckland/mt-eden.cfm

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