Three young tōtara and six pohutukawa were planted in a dawn ceremony on the tihi of Maungakiekie/One Tree Hill in June. It marked an historic moment for mana whenua following the return of Maungakiekie to them in the landmark Ngā Mana Whenua ō Tāmaki Makaurau Collective Redress Act.
PICTURED: Trees await historic planting on Maungakiekie
Trees on Maungakiekie
By Tim Higham . Image credit Tūpuna Maunga Authority. 2016 june