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Abandoned House – Huntly

On a short Sunday morning road trip back from filming the previous day in Hamilton, I decided to pop in and see if I could get permission to enter and … Continue reading


Jubilee Pavilion Shadow Person, Marton

This one I heard about on a trip down to Marton, near Whanganui on the west coast of the North Island. The Jubilee Pavilion is situated in the historically recognised … Continue reading

Chateau Tongariro

Chateau Tongariro Hotel

Chateau Tongariro is a New Zealand hotel and resort complex located close to Whakapapa ski-field on the slopes of Mount Ruapehu. It is also close to the volcanic peaks of … Continue reading

Waiouru Military Camp

Waiouru Military Camp

Waiouru Military Camp is a camp of the New Zealand Army in the central North Island near Waiouru. All New Zealand Army soldiers complete their initial basic training at Waiouru … Continue reading


Pompallier Cemetery – Birkenhead, Auckland.

This cemetery has both Catholic and Anglican interments. Bishop Pompallier gave the land for the Catholic portion in 1861. Bishop Selwyn gave the land for the Anglican portion about 20 … Continue reading

Brine shrimp 'sea-monkeys' in an aquarium, public domain

A Short History of Sea-Monkeys

From Comic-Book Advertisements to Cryptobiotic Artemia   As a child during the late 1960s and early 1970s, living in England, I enthusiastically supplemented my already-extensive reading of British comics with … Continue reading


New NZ Teams Wanted

Hi all, we get private visit requests on an almost daily basis, from people all over the country, that claim to be experiencing unusual, possibly paranormal events in their homes … Continue reading

Getting Hairy with Rex Gilroy

Getting Hairy with Rex Gilroy

I first heard about Rex Gilroy as a child. Perhaps about 1980, or thereabouts. I was a budding young cryptozoologist / paranormal researcher that would spend my time reading up … Continue reading


Return to Rookwood Cemetery & Necropolis, Sydney

The largest cemetery in the Southern Hemisphere, Rookwood Cemetery (also called Rookwood Necropolis) is the final resting place for approximately over one million people. For more details on this amazing … Continue reading


Return to the Russell Hotel, Sydney

Set in the historic heart of Sydney’s The Rocks, the 1887 construct of the Russell Hotel is a piece of Australian history which retains all of its old world charm … Continue reading


Quarantine Station, Manly – Australia

The complex operated as a quarantine station from 14 August 1832 to 29 February 1984. The idea behind it was that anyone arriving in the colony (as it then was) … Continue reading

Noises in the House

Noises in the house

About four months ago (start of 2015) I heard weird noises in my family house. Our house was two-storey and had been built about 30 years ago. I had also … Continue reading

Birkenhead/Glenfield Cemetery broken headstone

Birkenhead/Glenfield Cemetery – Auckland

The Birkenhead/Glenfield Cemetery is one of Auckland’s oldest cemeteries, with graves dating back to the 1880’s. Closed for several years, it has been the focus of many attempts by the … Continue reading


Halcombe Cemetery, Manawatu

HALCOMBE – Township on the Rangitikei Plans, 16km south east of Marton and 13km north west of Feilding. The land here was brought up in 1871 as part of the … Continue reading


Ohingaiti Cemetery – Manawatu

Ohingaiti – Locality 55 km north-east of Bulls, the centre of Ngāti Hauiti until the mid-1800s. Dense bush and difficult terrain slowed construction of the main trunk line, which was … Continue reading

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We are a dedicated group of paranormal enthusiasts, sometimes known as “ghost hunters”, examining the local ghosts, cryptids, UFOs, urban legends and forgotten histories of Aotearoa.


 Haunted Locations in New Zealand
 Haunted Locations & Places of Interest
 Public Ghost Hunts
 Private Residences
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 Cemetery Visits
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 New Zealand Urban Legends
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 True New Zealand Ghost Stories
 New Zealand Cryptids
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