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Guy Fawkes 2021 - Time Again To Protect The Tūpuna Maunga

Tuesday, 26 October 2021, 1:21 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

The Tūpuna Maunga o Tāmaki Makaurau have provided safe haven for us all during the 2021 Covid-19 lockdowns (as they did last year), and now it’s our turn to protect these precious taonga. The Maunga will be closed to the public in the evenings during ... More >>

End Of Fireworks At The Warehouse Welcomed By Tūpuna Maunga Authority

Monday, 24 May 2021, 5:15 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

The Tūpuna Maunga Authority welcomes the decision by The Warehouse to cease the sale of fireworks, announced today. Last year, the Authority closed all the Tūpuna Maunga to public access for the week of Guy Fawkes to protect them from fires, with ... More >>

Major Track Upgrades Begin On Māngere Mountain

Monday, 10 May 2021, 2:36 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

Significant track enhancements are about to begin on Te Pane o Mataoho / Te Ara Pueru / Māngere Mountain. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2105/98b88572553f63588c77.jpeg" width="720" height="478"> Artist Impression – part of ... More >>

Tūpuna Maunga Authority Visitor Centre Wins Gold At International Design Awards

Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 12:38 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

    The Tūpuna Maunga Authority’s ‘Te Ipu Kōrero o Maungawhau / Maungawhau Visitor Experience Centre’ has won a coveted gold award at the prestigious IDA International Design Awards.   The awards ‘recognise, celebrate and ... More >>

Tūpuna Maunga Authority Welcomes Ōwairaka / Mount Albert Decision

Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 9:46 am | Tupuna Maunga Authority

The High Court has today declined to make any of the orders sought by applicants who have protested against the Maunga Authority’s restoration plan. The High Court has found all of the Authority’s decision-making processes to be lawful. The High ... More >>

EVENT: Love Your Maunga Ki Maungauika

Monday, 7 December 2020, 11:41 am | Tupuna Maunga Authority

Cup race viewing and a celebration of Maungauika/North Head through art and hikoi <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2012/a591e037b3a52c0328a0.jpeg" width="720" height="483"> During the weekend of Cup races ... More >>

Guy Fawkes: Maunga Closures A Success, Though Fireworks Risk Ever-Present

Monday, 9 November 2020, 4:30 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

The Tūpuna Maunga Authority thanks the people of Tāmaki Makaurau for the overwhelming support in protecting the iconic Maunga during the 2020 Guy Fawkes season. From 2-8 November, the Maunga were closed to the public each evening with the support of Mana ... More >>

Upgrades On The Way For Maungauika / North Head Track Network

Monday, 2 November 2020, 4:46 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

Since formally taking over management of Maungauika / North Head in Devonport from the Department of Conservation (DOC) in 2019, the Tūpuna Maunga Authority has undertaken a comprehensive assessment of the condition of tracks, staircases and fences across ... More >>

Guy Fawkes: Fireworks Risk Prompts Auckland Maunga Closures

Thursday, 29 October 2020, 4:27 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

The Auckland Maunga have been besieged by serious fires caused by fireworks over the last 12 months, prompting the Tūpuna Maunga Authority to take stronger action to protect them. Fourteen Maunga administered by the Authority will be closed to ... More >>

New Boardwalk The Next Step In Preservation Of Maungawhau Mt Eden

Monday, 31 August 2020, 10:57 am | Tupuna Maunga Authority

One of the most iconic and culturally important landmarks in Tāmaki Makaurau has a new feature, and it’s a game changer in more ways than one. This week the Tūpuna Maunga Authority is celebrating the opening of a new visitor boardwalk around the ... More >>

Tūpuna Maunga Authority Disappointed With Failure To Protect Taonga From Fireworks

Wednesday, 19 August 2020, 5:31 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

The iconic Tūpuna Maunga of Auckland and other important landscapes remain at risk from further blazes caused by fireworks as a consequence of the parliamentary governance and administration select committee’s failure to ban the private sale of fireworks. ... More >>

Maungauika Coastal Track Remains Closed Following Second Cliff Collapse

Wednesday, 29 July 2020, 5:18 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

Maungauika coastal track remains closed following second cliff collapseAnother section of cliff face has fallen above the coastal track at the base of Maungauika / North Head in Devonport, blocking the path and causing damage to railings. The slip was ... More >>

Protestor Encampment At Ōwairaka / Mt Albert Removed Following COVID-19 Lockdown Breaches

Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 3:43 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

An illegal encampment of tents and marquees on the Ōwairaka / Te Ahi-kā-a-Rakataura / Mt Albert Maunga has attracted breaches of the Covid-19 level 4 lockdown rules and has been removed. The encampment was set up by a group protesting the Tūpuna ... More >>

Tūpuna Maunga Authority Sick Of Watching Auckland Burn; Ban Fireworks Sales

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 2:19 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

The Tūpuna Maunga Authority is calling for a total ban on the private sale of fireworks following the latest fire at Maungarei / Mt Wellington on Tuesday 7 April. Fire and Emergency crew in attendance advised Authority management they received reports of ... More >>

Atarau Event At Maungauika / North Head, Devonport Cancelled

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 11:29 am | Tupuna Maunga Authority

Atarau, a two-day art, light and sound event scheduled for this weekend 21-22 March at Maungauika / North Head in Devonport has been cancelled. Auckland-based event organisers Social Ritual made the decision as a precautionary measure to reduce risk ... More >>

Stardome gains long-term security

Thursday, 23 January 2020, 3:58 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

The Tūpuna Maunga Authority is pleased to confirm that the popular Stardome Observatory and Planetarium has been granted a long term lease at Auckland’s Maungakiekie / One Tree Hill through to 2034. Maungakiekie is one of the Tūpuna Maunga (ancestral ... More >>

Maintenance of Maungauika / North Head tunnels underway

Friday, 20 December 2019, 4:46 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

Work is underway at Maungauika / North Head in Devonport to maintain parts of the historic defence tunnels. The work includes reinforcing some of the original iron struts within the concrete structures and giving additional strength to lintels above ... More >>

Māngere Mountain fire

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 12:26 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

The Tūpuna Maunga Authority is working closely with Fire and Emergency New Zealand to understand the cause of today’s fire on Te Pane o Mataoho / Te Ara Pueru / Māngere Mountain. More >>

Parking for Ōwairaka Hui tomorrow

Wednesday, 27 November 2019, 4:06 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

The Tūpuna Maunga Authority have issued the following update with regards to travelling to and from the maunga for tomorrow’s Hui. There is limited parking at the carpark at the tihi (summit) and it is unlikely that you will be able to park your car there. ... More >>

Media Advisory by the Tūpuna Maunga Authority

Monday, 25 November 2019, 8:35 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

The unlawful occupation of Ōwairaka / Mt Albert by protestors opposed to the Tūpuna Maunga Authority’s restoration plans for the maunga has now entered a third week. To uphold the mana of Ōwairaka, the Tūpuna Maunga Authority and Mana Whenua will ... More >>