The people of Tāmaki Makaurau (Auckland) were living with fairy people around who they didn't however get along with them and lived apart in forests to stay out of trouble.
Two younger members of one of the tribe often played a game a night where they would go to the other tribe's area and bring back something to prove that they were there.
One night, one of the members didn't return with an item, therefore got made fun of and teased until one day he went missing. But later was found and returned home by Wairere who was the daughter of Hunua.
Hunua was enraged by the disappearance of Wairere and a war was started, however, as they fought their magic failed and a spell casted by the other tribe resulted in one of their members dying.
After the sudden silence of what had just happened, the guardian of Earth's secrets came to visit and see what is going on. Furious of what had happened, he awoke his brother (god of earthquakes and volcanoes) and their fury combined and created land.
This place has now been filled with many people and loved by many as well, this was the creation of Tāmaki Makaurau. A land loved by many and cherished for centuries.