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Study Explains Cognitive Illusion of Psychic Powers

Study Explains Cognitive Illusion of Psychic Powers

New research demonstrates that humans can subconsciously detect and assimilate changes in visual stimuli without knowing where that information came from, or what exactly changed. The study suggests that this phenomenon of “knowing without knowing” can often be mistaken for psychic powers or supernatural intuition. ANALYSIS: How Psychics Play the

Totara Memorial Park – Thames

Totara Memorial Park – Thames

Photos by Mark Wallbank, Marlene Hayes and Sam Collier

Mangere Presbyterian Church

Mangere Presbyterian Church

The Mangere Presbyterian Church is constructed in the late “timber Gothic” style and was built in 1874. It is registered for protection by Manukau City as a Category Two historic building. The church was originally constructed for $440 on land donated by Mr Robert Wallace. Famous members of the church

Barbara Caisley: What is the hardest part about being a paranormal investigator?

Barbara Caisley: What is the hardest part about being a paranormal investigator?

In my opinion the hardest part of being a paranormal investigator starts after the investigation has finished. The actual investigation is fun, from talking with the client, taking photos and video, noting base temperatures in all rooms/areas, sweeping for EMF readings, doing communication sessions and (hopefully) experiencing some paranormal activity

Featherston Cemetery – Featherston

Featherston Cemetery – Featherston

The first civilian burials were in the 1860s. From the establishment of Tauherenikau Camp in August 1915, soldiers who died during training were generally buried at Featherston Cemetery. In December 1917 an obelisk on the south-western corner of the cemetery was erected by men at Featherston Military Camp, commemorating military

Ghost Apps: Fun or Fraud?

Ghost Apps: Fun or Fraud?

The old adage, “If it seems too good to be true, it probably is” couldn’t be more appropriate way to start this article. The subject alone is enough to make anyone serious about paranormal research pull their hair out. Ghost apps. How are they fooling the masses? Especially “educated paranormal

Are we Really Ready?

Are we Really Ready?

As we enter 2013, and continue our investigations into the unknown, I wonder if we, as communities are really ready for scientific evidence to be truly found, tested and released for public and scientific scrutiny. As word has continued to leak about the current Big Foot DNA study, the chatter

What are Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP)?

What are Electronic Voice Phenomena (EVP)?

Electronic Voice Phenomena / Audio Voice Phenomena Electronic voice phenomena (EVP) are sounds found on electronic recordings which resemble speech, but are reportedly not the result of intentional recording or rendering. EVP are commonly found in recordings with static, stray radio transmissions, and background noise. Recordings of EVP are often

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.


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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