Campbell is known in Auckland as the “Father of Auckland”. John
Logan Campbell is one of the first settlers arriving from Europe
in Auckland. Sir John Logan Campbell donated the Cornwall Park
the New Zealanders. He is also buried in the park on the top of
the One Tree Hill. The Maori call the hill Maungakiekie (hill of
the kiekie vine), mountain of the kiekie. The Cornwall Park is
open o public as from seven o’clock in the morning. The park can
be enjoyed by everyone; there are a variety of activities that
can be done in the park. You can also have a walk with your dog.
The park has also toilet facilities. The park has been named
after the duke and duchess of Cornwall and York. They visited
Australia and New Zealand in 1901 and it was during their visit
that John Logan Campbell gifted the park to the New Zealanders.