Maunga documents

You’ll find links to all documents that we have available regarding Auckland’s volcanic cones, or maunga. In particular, heaps of documents relating to the Tūpuna Maunga Authority obtained through LGOIMA requests or used with permission. If you have any information you’d like to share, please contact us.

Slips on One Tree Hill 2023: a paper by the distinguished geologist Bruce Hayward was kindly supplied for public access.

One Tree Hill slips the geology behind the recent slips

One of several collapses from the old terracing, revealing sea shells from middens.

The Amended Integrated Management Plan has been made public. Passed at the Hui 80 of 11 November. We received ours on 13 February 2023. It’s here for your convenience:


Judgements relating to TMA

High Court Judgment of Gwyn J relating to review of consent December 2020

Appeal is allowed, setting aside decision to fell Ōwairaka trees March 2022

Supreme Court dismisses TMA application to appeal June 2022

Documents for consultation on TMA’s management plan

Tupuna Maunga Integrated Management Plan

Proposed amendment to Integrated Management Plan 2022

Tupuna Maunga Integrated Management Plan Strategies


Summary TMA Operational Plan 2020-21 FINAL

TMA Hui agenda and minutes (from 2014)

Individual maunga (volcanic cones) documents:

Big King





Mt Richmond

Mt Roskill



A great deal of information, particularly on Ōwairaka, is available from Honour The Maunga.

No copyright or other rights asserted regarding these public documents that are provided here as a public service. In case of any infringements of rights, or queries please inform us.
The TMA creeps: documents showing TMA extending its reach beyond their title areas
UNESCO application

Text of the ‘Tentative listing’ for UNESCO World Heritage listing

See the document on the UNESCO Fifth ‘C’
It was proposed by New Zealand at the 31st session of the World Heritage Committee in Christchurch in 20o7 to add a fifth ‘C’ to the four strategic objectives of UNESCO (Credibility, Conservation, Capacity-building, Communication). Ironically, the fifth ‘C’ is Community – the very thing the TMA has ridden rough-shod over and trampled into the ground.

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