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School’s out (in the field)

School’s out (in the field)

A little cottage (or perhaps and old School House?) sitting in a horse paddock I passed by while heading out South one weekend.  

Is my House Haunted?

Is my House Haunted?

You hear heavy footsteps in the upstairs hallway when you know no one is up there. Doors slam unaccountably. Household items disappear and reappear without cause. You wake to someone whispering in your ear, yet you sleep alone. The bathroom light switches on and off by itself. There’s the unmistakable

Swinburn Cemetery – Central Otago

Swinburn Cemetery – Central Otago

Located on Cemetery Road off the Kyeburn-Hyde Road /State Highway 87 is Swinburn/Kokonga Cemetery, a small rural cemetery bordered by mature pines. While there is no settlement here, this is the resting place for early pioneers of this area and continues to be used today. Nearby is the settlement of

Kingseat History and Nurses Hostel Walk-through

Kingseat History and Nurses Hostel Walk-through

We uncover the chequered history of this notoriously haunted psychiatric hospital and share our impressions from our initial location scout at the former nurses hostel and Spookers attraction.

Maunu Cemetery

Maunu Cemetery

Maunu Cemetery and Crematorium is situated 6.5km west of Whangarei in Cemetery Road off State Highway 14 (the Whangarei to Dargaville highway). It is set in over 90 acres of rolling countryside, with beautiful bush clad valleys and pockets of remnant native trees. The cemetery is maintained to a high

Huntly Cemetery

Huntly Cemetery

Huntly (population 7,067) is a town in the Waikato district and region of the North Island of New Zealand. It is on State Highway 1, 93 kilometres south of Auckland and 35 kilometres north of Hamilton. It is situated on the North Island Main Trunk Railway and straddles the Waikato

Development looms

Development looms

Sitting along a main road, but completely hidden from view behind an overgrown jungle garden is what wouldve been quite the lovely dream home in its time. As the housing developments carry on along that region, it looks like this house’s days are numbered. Thanks to Aotearoa Abandoned for the heads

The Footsteps

The Footsteps

My partner and I used to live with her Brother for a few years while we were saving for a house. He told us that weird things had been seen and heard there. I had a week away from work. On the Monday morning I woke up and snoozed while my

The Trent Farm Photos – Analysis

The Trent Farm Photos – Analysis

(This paper was originally published in the proceedings of the 1976 UFO conference of the centre for UFO studies. This  version has been modified slightly in April 2000 for this Publication. This is the first of two technical and historical papers on The Trent photo case that were presented to

Park Island Cemetery – Napier

Park Island Cemetery – Napier

Napier (Park Island) Cemetery contains the official war graves of 15 men who served in the New Zealand forces during the First World War and who died before 1 September 1921. Gates open at 8.00am and close at sunset. Toilets open 8.00am to sunset. Only existing family-owned plots are available


Paranormal New Zealand is the home of Haunted Auckland, a Paranormal Investigation and Research group.

We are a dedicated group of paranormal enthusiasts, all having one thing in common – a passion and drive to find out as much as humanly possible about the mysterious and unknown field that is the Paranormal, as well as documenting New Zealand’s historical buildings and landmarks in their current state.

Through the years the team have investigated:

Auckland

… as well as many private home visits around Auckland and surrounding towns.

Some of the services and experience we have on offer:

Research and Investigation of buildings, historical locations and businesses

Photo & video analysis

Photographic enhancements

General paranormal consultation

Historical Research

Conferences / Public speaking

Educational talks & fundraising for historical locations

Media interviews


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