Mt St John, B.Hayward, 2009

Auckland's geology: central Auckland volcanoes

FreeCentral Auckland

Sunday 27 October, 10am-4pm


Meet at back steps of Auckland Museum

Auckland Domain, Newmarket

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No bookings required


Event details

Geologist and author Bruce Hayward will lead this 8km walk around six of central Auckland's volcanoes. You will cover Auckland Domain, Grafton, Mt Eden, Te Pou Hawaiki, Mt St John and Mt Hobson.

Bruce will point out places of interest related to the history and growth of the city. He will talk about how the volcanoes erupted and have now been partly quarried, built over or turned into heritage parks of Auckland.

Bring some lunch and your walking shoes.

Brought to you by Auckland Geology Club/Geoscience Society of New Zealand

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