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Closed for business – West Auckland

Closed for business – West Auckland

Due to much new development going on out west, many homes and businesses have been bought up and shut down to make way for the bulldozers. This block of land appeared to have two or three business closed for demolition.

Machattie Park – Screams in the Dark

Machattie Park – Screams in the Dark

When Machattie Park officially opened in 1890, it was celebrated, as it symbolised the closing of one of Bathurst’s more unsightly pieces of history. Still, a part of that dark history remains, as piercing shrieks are heard, ringing out in the night. It seems the past continues to echo, even

The New Zealand ‘UFO’ Wave of 1909 – By Tony Brunt

The New Zealand ‘UFO’ Wave of 1909 – By Tony Brunt

The New Zealand ‘UFO’ Wave of 1909 By Tony Brunt 1967 – Former convener of the Auckland University UFO Research Group (no longer in existence.) For a little over a month in the winter of 1909 hundreds of New Zealanders reported seeing “airships” of varying shapes and sizes moving about

The Disappearing Keys

The Disappearing Keys

About 20 years ago my husband and I lived in a small town which was situated on State Highway 1 in the central North Island area. My husband ran the local mechanical workshop which was attached to a large service station and we lived in a house about 200 metres from

El Cucuy – South Texas’ Official Boogeyman

El Cucuy – South Texas’ Official Boogeyman

Large, glowing eyes, razor sharp fangs and claws – This is El Cucuy, the boogeyman of South Texas.

Annabelle the Haunted Doll

Annabelle the Haunted Doll

Annabelle is not your run-of-the-mill haunted doll, but rather a tool for a much a darker purpose. Dark entities can be quite cunning and manipulative in getting what they want, and in the case of Annabelle, two nursing students came very close to losing a friend… A Birthday Gift In 

Takapuna Boating Club – Sir Peter Blake Parade

Takapuna Boating Club – Sir Peter Blake Parade

The Takapuna Boating Club started in 1914 on the shores of the Shoal Bay as the Bayswater Boating club and shortly after the First World War was re-established as the Takapuna Boating Club when a decision was made to erect a club house. An old tannery building in Panmure was

The Dark

The Dark

From as far back as I can really remember along side my interest in the paranormal has been an obvious link to the dark. Having children myself now I am all too aware of the common fear which effects some of the next generation, the simple fear which creeps in


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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