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Pūkaki Lagoon crater

Pūkaki Lagoon crater

An explosion crater forms a basin rather than a hill or mountain, and the Pūkaki Lagoon is one of the most pristine in Auckland’s volcanic field. In 2007 it was bought by the Manukau City Council for a public reserve.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland places - South Auckland', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 December 2023)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 5 Aug 2016