While at Pt Chevalier as a 10 year old, my school teacher told us of a Maori legend. the Maori faeries decided to build a bridge to the North Shore.
So they worked all night to complete the bridge, but they got too involved and forgot to stop before morning.
Hence, the Maori faeries turned to stone, but they gave man an idea…
This photo was taken by the Pt Chevalier Boat ramp