Patupaiarehe stamp. Read a story about the Fairy people of the Waitakere Ranges at http://www.aucklandnz.com/discover/the-story-of-auckland

Patupaiarehe stamp. Read a story about the Fairy people of the Waitakere Ranges at http://www.aucklandnz.com/discover/the-story-of-auckland

Rock pillar at Korekore pa, Muriwai. The material is andesite and the formation is that of a pentagonal pillar. Read more in Journal of the Polynesian Society, Volume 34 1925 > Volume 34, No. 133 > pages 12-13.  The Korekore Pa. An ancient Maori fortress, by R. W. Firth

Rock pillar at Korekore pa, Muriwai. The material is andesite and the formation is that of a pentagonal pillar. Read more in Journal of the Polynesian Society, Volume 34 1925 > Volume 34, No. 133 > pages 12-13. The Korekore Pa. An ancient Maori fortress, by R. W. Firth

Pukeatua Plan of land purchase  Auckland Kaipara District 20-Jan-1864. by H.H.Turton. Adjacent to ararimu Block.

Pukeatua Plan of land purchase Auckland Kaipara District 20-Jan-1864. by H.H.Turton. Adjacent to ararimu Block.

Storage pit at Korekore pa Muriwai. Carvings are in the shadow at the right of the photo. Read more in the Journal of the Polynesian Society: Maori In The Waitakere Ranges, By J. T. Diamond, P 304-314. http://www.jps.auckland.ac.nz/document/Volume_64_1955/Volume_64,_No._3/Maori_in_the_Waitakere_Ranges,_by_J._T._Diamond,_p_304-314/p1

Storage pit at Korekore pa Muriwai. Carvings are in the shadow at the right of the photo. Read more in the Journal of the Polynesian Society: Maori In The Waitakere Ranges, By J. T. Diamond, P 304-314. http://www.jps.auckland.ac.nz/document/Volume_64_1955/Volume_64,_No._3/Maori_in_the_Waitakere_Ranges,_by_J._T._Diamond,_p_304-314/p1

Muriwai Beach 1953

Muriwai Beach 1953

Muriwai Beach, Waitakere City, Auckland

Muriwai Beach, Waitakere City, Auckland

'Ancient Undersea Volcanoes - Guide to the geological formations at Muriwai, West Auckland' by Bruce Hayward. Waitakere volcano. Pillow lava.

'Ancient Undersea Volcanoes - Guide to the geological formations at Muriwai, West Auckland' by Bruce Hayward. Waitakere volcano. Pillow lava.

Korekore pa near Muriwai. During pre-European times the West coast of the Waitakere Ranges was a densely populated area because food was easy to catch from the sea and grow on the land.  Read more at http://www.jps.auckland.ac.nz/document//Volume_34_1925/Volume_34,_No._133/The_Korekore_Pa._An_ancient_Maori_fortress,_by_R._W._Firth,_p_1-18/p1

Korekore pa near Muriwai. During pre-European times the West coast of the Waitakere Ranges was a densely populated area because food was easy to catch from the sea and grow on the land. Read more at http://www.jps.auckland.ac.nz/document//Volume_34_1925/Volume_34,_No._133/The_Korekore_Pa._An_ancient_Maori_fortress,_by_R._W._Firth,_p_1-18/p1

Oneone nui Pa at Muriwai. A large number of archaeological sites are scattered along the coast, including 18 pa (fortification sites) and at least 10 kainga (village sites). Read more at http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-BesPaMa-t1-body-d5-d1-d25.html

Oneone nui Pa at Muriwai. A large number of archaeological sites are scattered along the coast, including 18 pa (fortification sites) and at least 10 kainga (village sites). Read more at http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-BesPaMa-t1-body-d5-d1-d25.html

Conservation work on a waka found partly buried at Muriwai Beach in December 2010 could take two years to complete. Read the article in http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10626622

Conservation work on a waka found partly buried at Muriwai Beach in December 2010 could take two years to complete. Read the article in http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=10626622

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