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20 April 2011

A Taste of One Tree Hill

More random photos from New Zealand. This time from one of my all-time favourite places... Maungakiekie... aka One Tree Hill.

"The ancient story of two Maori lovers,
Hine Mairangi and Tama Ireiea, tells of the many
volcanic features in this region."

Centenary Walkway

One Tree Hill Domain
Summit, Observatory, Playground, Hikurangi

One Tree Hill
Now famous for not having a tree

Maori stone carving

One Tree Hill Obelisk

"The first known Maori to visit
these shores was Kupe, a Polynesian navigator
in the year 925"

View of North Head and Rangitoto
from One Tree Hill

View of Mount Roskill and Mount Albert
from One Tree Hill

"Welcome to Cornwall Park
This park was gifted to the people
of New Zealand by Sir John Logan Campbell
in June 1901"

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