Story: Kūmara

Maungakiekie (One Tree Hill), Tāmaki-makau-rau

Maungakiekie (One Tree Hill), Tāmaki-makau-rau

Maungakiekie (One Tree Hill) was an extensive , protected by excavated terraces with a number of areas reserved for kūmara gardens. The volcanic soil of Auckland was particularly well suited to Māori agriculture.

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Peter Adds, 'Kūmara - Growing kūmara', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/17359/maungakiekie-one-tree-hill-tamaki-makau-rau (accessed 19 March 2019)

Story by Peter Adds, published 24 Nov 2008