Kōrero: Auckland places

Stewarts Cave

Stewarts Cave

Underneath the Auckland suburb of Three Kings is Stewarts Cave. It is named after the civil engineer James Stewart, who in the 1870s proved that parts of Auckland’s lava beds were cavernous. The caves were later mostly destroyed by quarrying.

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GNS Science
Reference: CN 18801/30
Photograph by Lloyd Homer

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland places - Auckland volcanoes', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/16264/stewarts-cave (accessed 24 February 2024)

He kōrero nā Margaret McClure, updated 5 Aug 2016