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Heritage Festival Guided Walk – Te Puke o Tara/Hampton Park

05 Oct 2020


Monday 5 October 2020, 1.30pm - Monday 5 October 2020, 3.30pm


Te Puke o Tara – Hampton Park, East Tamaki, Auckland

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Reserve entrance is next to 344 East Tamaki Drive



Anna Baine

027 270 8297

Take a free guided walk and talk with your community park ranger and local historian John Steel through this fascinating historic volcanic reserve.

Learn about its extensive Māori and European cultural heritage, and the incredible stories of this unique place.

Increase your understanding of the volcanic and geological history of the area.

This is a rare opportunity for people to visit some unique historic stone stables and one of the oldest surviving stone churches in Auckland.

Hampton Park is the former property and home to well-known early European setter Gideon Smales.


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