The city of Auckland is built on a vast volcanic field, currently dormant, but by no means extinct. Not many cities could claim to be built atop such a simmering hotpot of volcanic activity.
Dozens of volcanic cones are dotted across Auckland’s isthmus. And after moving here from Christchurch in 2017, I set myself the task of exploring all 53 of them.
It took me almost two years, but it led me to some beautiful locations – as well as some rather uninspired ones. It was an incredible way to get to know my chosen home.
Every Aucklander has a volcano in their backyard and there’s never been a better time to explore them.
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