Lake Pupuke

Lake Pupuke is one of the oldest volcanoes in Auckland, having erupted 193,000 years ago. It is a heart-shaped explosion crater and is now a fresh water lake. Lava flows from Pupuke were significant, enveloping a nearby kauri forest and creating tree moulds which can be seen today.

Location: North Shore, Auckland
-36.780096, 174.765790

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Lake Pupuke's Eruptive History

With relatively new high-precision dating of Auckland's basalt volcanoes, we can pinpoint Lake Pupuke's eruption at around 193,200 years ago.

Images of Lake Pupuke