Kōrero: Auckland region

One Tree Hill

One Tree Hill

Maungakiekie (One Tree Hill) is an Auckland landmark. Once the site of a substantial , it is visible from many parts of the city. The obelisk was erected for the city’s centenary celebrations in 1940. Part of a bequest by Sir John Logan Campbell – one of Auckland’s founders – it commemorates his admiration for Māori. The nearby pine tree was removed in 2001, after it was damaged by Māori activists who believed an exotic tree was inappropriate for the site.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: NZHOTH1996.JPG
Photograph by Russell Smith

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Margaret McClure, 'Auckland region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/15835/one-tree-hill (accessed 24 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Margaret McClure, updated 1 Aug 2016