"Wenderholm was Auckland’s first regional park and remains one of the Gulf’s most beautiful mainland hideaways. Bought in 1965, it is now one of 26 parks, covering more than 40,000 hectares of land with recreational, historic and ecological value.
Like all pre-European Maori, Te Kawerau /Ngati Rongo following a seasonal cycle of fishing, hunting, gathering and harvesting. Some noticeable remnants of their occupation are the shell middens along the Park’s Heritage Trail dated to between 1550 and 1670."
....read on at aucklandnz.com