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Gippsland Phantom Cat

Gippsland Phantom Cat

The Gippsland Big Cat is a cryptid. Although feral cats are present in Victoria as in the rest of Australia and there have been hundreds of reported sightings, yet no proof of the existence of big cats has even been established. Dr John Henry, a researcher from Deakin University, studied

The Suez Canal, Sydney

The Suez Canal, Sydney

On a recent trip to Sydney to visit some of the many historical oddities, Haunted Auckland visited the notorious Suez Canal, a lane created in the 1840s. It was one of the most unsavoury places in Sydney in its time and was the frequent hangout of ex-convicts, street gangs, prostitutes

Northern Cemetery – Dunedin [Photos by Lisa Ward]

Northern Cemetery – Dunedin [Photos by Lisa Ward]

In July 2017, Team Member Lisa visited the beautiful and historic Northern Cemetery, whilst holidaying in Dunedin Photos by Lisa Ward

Abandoned House – Napier

Abandoned House – Napier

With a majestic view over Napier, this beautiful old villa stands out on a hilltop, open to the elements. Proud, though in need of some TLC.

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.

Do you want to meet my Mum?

Do you want to meet my Mum?

My ghost story involves me, but told to me from my Mum’s experience. I was about 4 or 5 and wasn’t very well (nothing terrible), so my Mum set me up on a mattress on the floor at the end of her bed for a few nights so she was

Waitomo Caves Hotel

Waitomo Caves Hotel

Location & History Waitomo Caves Hotel was first originally called Waitomo House, then in 1905 the Tourist Department bought it & renamed it the Government Hostel. Waitomo Caves Hotel is situated upon a natural high-point in an area of limestone rock honeycombed with natural caves and underground streams. Many of

Abandoned farm house – North Shore, Auckland

Abandoned farm house – North Shore, Auckland

Tucked away in Auckland’s North Shore, smothered in dense, overgrown bush native bush and weeds and almost invisible, is this old decaying farm house, sitting abandoned and derelict and typically trashed inside. Thanks to Daniel at Aotearoa Abandoned for the heads up on this fascinating location.  

Strange light sparks UFO theories [www.stuff.co.nz]

Strange light sparks UFO theories [www.stuff.co.nz]

A strange light filmed in the sky over Auckland on Saturday night was probably not a UFO, comet, or rogue planet about to smash into Earth, astronomers say. The descending point of light, which revealed a U-shaped nimbus when zoomed in on, was filmed in the sky west of Auckland


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

paranormal (păr′ə-nôr′məl) adjective.
Paranormal events are purported phenomena described in popular culture, folk, and other non-scientific bodies of knowledge, whose existence within these contexts is described as beyond normal experience or scientific explanation. The term ‘paranormal’ has existed in the English language since at least 1920. The word consists of two parts: ‘para’ and ‘normal’. The definition implies that the scientific explanation of the world around us is ‘normal’ and anything that is above, beyond, or contrary to that is ‘para’.  

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 and extensive investigation internationally.

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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