Mt Eden

Come to see Tāmaki Makaurau’s tallest volcano and our national stadium - but stay for the great cafes, restaurants and shops of this delightful historic neighbourhood on the city fringe.

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Just as it does today, the area has always played an important role in the Tāmaki Makaurau region. The maunga (mountain) itself, once served as a significant pā (fortified settlement) and was inhabited by several different iwi (tribes) over many years. Look out for the occupation terraces etched into the landscape and make sure to respect the areas indicated as tapu (sacred).