Walk the present, Discover the past Visitors Options Educators

Visit our mountain, learn about geology, Māori lifeways and explore our heritage gardens and visitor centre. Your hosts are mana whenua - local people

With its lava dome, crater and archaeological features, Mangere Mountain offers you an unforgettable encounter with the past.

But this ancient volcano is home to a living community. The Mangere Mountain Education Centre provides guided walks over the mountain plus traditional gardens and a unique range of workshops and experiences.

Ranked as one of the  “Top  Museums in Auckland, New Zealand ” 

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Visit The Mountain

Enjoy spectacular views, learn about geology and explore our heritage gardens. Your hosts are local people – welcoming you to their home and sharing its history.

Guided Walks
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Education & Learning

We welcome primary and intermediate school groups. Find out more about Curriculum-linked learning experiences that take students out of the classroom.

School Curriculum
For Teachers
Preloading Resources
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“Breathtaking view with a fascinating history. For a refreshing day out, this place is perfect. Nearby places are good too.”

- Profulla, USA Tourist February 2017

“Our guide, Ane, and her husband Mahia were founts of accessible information and wisdom, and connected equally well with children and adults. It was a wonderful window into NZ history and people. I highly recommend it!”

- R.K Steven, USA -Tourist November 2016

“The students learnt a lot and were so engaged with the various myths and legends that were shared today, this was evident in their questions and peer discussions.”

- Renee Alicia, School Team Leader -March 2017

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