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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 >>

Hui to be held at Ōwairaka / Mt Albert

Friday, 22 November 2019, 4:27 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

Paul Majurey, Chair of the Tūpuna Maunga Authority, confirms that attempts to agree arrangements for a meeting with the protest group blocking access to Ōwairaka / Mt Albert have met with resistance to date. More >>

Ōwairaka / Mount Albert Trees

Thursday, 14 November 2019, 4:37 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

The Tūpuna Maunga Authority continues to work towards delivering the plan for the ecological restoration of Ōwairaka / Mount Albert, which includes the removal of 345 exotic trees and the planting of 13,000 new native trees and shrubs. Attached ... More >>

Guy Fawkes fires on Auckland’s Tūpuna Maunga last straw

Wednesday, 6 November 2019, 10:42 am | Tupuna Maunga Authority

The Tūpuna Maunga Authority will close public access to all Maunga / volcanic cones in Auckland at Guy Fawkes while fireworks are still available for public sale. More >>

Restoration of native ecology enters second phase

Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 2:18 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

The programme to restore native vegetation and habitat for native wildlife on Ōwairaka / Mt Albert maunga continues in November with the removal of exotic trees. More >>

World-class visitor boardwalk coming to tihi of Maungawhau

Monday, 14 October 2019, 4:25 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

A new boardwalk planned for the crater rim at the tihi (summit) of Maungawhau / Mt Eden in Auckland will support this iconic Tūpuna Maunga More >>

Restoration of native ecology on Ōhuiarangi begins

Tuesday, 2 April 2019, 1:46 pm | Tupuna Maunga Authority

Work starts this month on a programme to restore native vegetation and habitat for native wildlife on Ōhuiarangi / Pigeon Mountain in Half Moon Bay. More >>