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The Bunker

The Bunker

On a stroll along the cycle path at Waterview (in the direction of Te Atatu) I encountered this solid structure next to where Oakley Creek enters the mangroves. No idea what its background could be – open to any stories, real or imaginary!

(Solution below in the comments.)

Bunker Art

Bunker Art


  1. It doesn’t take long for infrastructure to start to come apart if it’s been neglected. I wonder if it’s Cold War era.

  2. Solved by Timespanner‘s Lisa Truttman: remains of a Waitemata County Council’s quarry at Mattson’s Flat (in the 1920’s).

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