• One Tree Hill
    Image Credit by Freedomtourism One Tree Hill
  • One Tree Hill
    Image Credit by Freedomtourism One Tree Hill

One Tree Hill

The park is renowned for its landscape design and wide variety of mature trees. It is centred on a volcanic cone, One Tree Hill, with many interesting geological features. A pre-European Maori fortification (pa) was built on the cone, many features of which can still be seen. The Maori name for the hill is Maungakiekie - mountain of the kiekie. Kiekie grows as an epiphytic climber or vine