Rangitoto, derived from the phrase 'Te Rangi i totongia a Tamatekapua - the day the blood of Tamatekapua was shed'.
Auckland City, map reference NZMS 260: R11/762888
Formed about 600 years ago (ca 1400 AD).
About 2,300 million cubic metres (equivalent to 468,000 Olympic sized swimming pools).
About 19 million cubic metres (equivalent to 3,800 Olympic sized swimming pools).
Visit the Department of Conservation site.
Images or other supporting content here.
Can you get any of the Rangitoto walk images
on the DoC site?