Kōrero: Auckland places

Station Bay pā (1 o 2)

Station Bay pā

Motutapu Island had been home to Māori for several generations before the eruption of Rangitoto about 1400 CE. Although many villages and gardens were destroyed, the eruption also provided fertile new soils, encouraging re-settlement. Archaeologists have recorded over 300 Māori sites, including headland such as this one at Station Bay.

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland places - Gulf islands', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16085/station-bay-pa (accessed 21 April 2024)

He kōrero nā Margaret McClure, updated 5 Aug 2016