Australia’s Haunted History – Books

A huge hug and a mighty loud shout-out to a great mate over in Australia, who has been doing great things within the paranormal field over there. Good on ya, Jeanette Kamper! Continually keeping herself busy with investigations with her team and regular public events, to writing a series of very informative and helpful books,… Continue reading Australia’s Haunted History – Books

Hatupatu and the Birdwoman

  Just recieved this book in the post. It’s a story I’ve loved for a while now, as tells the chilling folkloric story of human interaction with a mysterious and terrifying creature. Written and published in 1982 by Joy Cowley and beautifully illustrated by Katrina Larabee. In Māori tradition, Hatupatu (or “Hatu Patu”) was the… Continue reading Hatupatu and the Birdwoman

The Haunted Website of Repleh Snatas?

This intriguing story has been on my files for a few years now. It’s a creepy online website ”game” which follows similar myths like the ”Bloody Mary” and Ouija board fads. The website itself makes claims of being ”haunted” and is a ”powerful tool for getting revenge on someone who has done you wrong.” A… Continue reading The Haunted Website of Repleh Snatas?

R.I.P Lorraine Warren

In the paranormal field, Ed and Lorraine Warren were already world-renowned legends, but it was thanks to James Wan’s The Conjuring (and its subsequent franchise universe) that the duo rose to even higher levels of prominence. The entire universe is based on the case files of Ed and Lorraine, with Lorraine played by Vera Farmiga… Continue reading R.I.P Lorraine Warren

Ghostly gushing mystifies Regent workers

By Chris Morris Sarah Anderson does not want to spook the audience. But she is struggling to explain recent mysterious incidents inside Dunedin’s Regent Theatre. The latest came early yesterday, when, in a dark and empty upstairs function room, a tap turned itself on. It began gushing water, flooding the room and then the box… Continue reading Ghostly gushing mystifies Regent workers

Man records ‘ghost’ in abandoned mine

Another video clip that has been doing the news rounds lately, is this one. The news article begins with… “An amateur film maker in the US has supposedly recorded the whispering words of a ghost in an abandoned Arizona mine. The man, known only as ‘Frank’, posted the video to his YouTube channel where it… Continue reading Man records ‘ghost’ in abandoned mine

Haunted Auckland book – Voices in the walls

Do ghosts exist? What was I thinking, beginning a book with probably the most asked question ever (alongside, “why are we here?” and “what does it all mean?”)? Rational thinking would’ve told me to start off simple, to ease the reader into the pages ahead. A question that involved needs a big answer, one of… Continue reading Haunted Auckland book – Voices in the walls

UFO sighting has Wellington in a spin

A Wellington man is in awe after spotting an extra-terrestrial object in the sky over Lyall Bay this morning. Alex Greig said he often visited Lyall Bay Beach along Wellington’s southern coast with his wife, but this morning an unusual shaped orb caught his eye. “This morning we were walking along the beach… and having… Continue reading UFO sighting has Wellington in a spin

Claims ‘witch doctors’ issue widespread

          By Patrice Dougan, Alicia Burrow So-called Hindu ‘witch doctors’ have some in the Auckland Indian community living in fear of black magic curses, with claims the issue is wide-spread and has been going on for decades. Complaints have been rolling into NZME today after claims ‘healers’ in South Auckland have… Continue reading Claims ‘witch doctors’ issue widespread

Hunting for clues in Hamilton’s haunted places

        Hamilton man Josh Carroll is sceptical of haunted places. It’s strange because he is a paranormal investigator. He detests the term ghost hunter – “It’s appalling. It brings up connotations that we’re seeking them out like they’re some sort of prey that we’re going to capture and deal with.” Since he… Continue reading Hunting for clues in Hamilton’s haunted places

Loch Ness monster hunter concludes: it’s a big catfish

  After nearly a quarter century camping out by the banks of Scotland’s Loch Ness hoping to glimpse “Nessie”, the most dedicated hunter of the legendary monster has given up, concluding it is just a very big catfish. Steve Feltham, who gave up his girlfriend, house and job in southwest England in 1991 to spend… Continue reading Loch Ness monster hunter concludes: it’s a big catfish

Alarm over ‘alien space ship’ sighting

  The source of three unexplained lights which appeared to float in the night sky remains a mystery for the Maungatapu man who spotted them. Tony Hutchins, 62, was on his front lawn about 10.10pm on Thursday when he noticed a bright orange light directly above Fraser Cove. “I saw this orange light in the… Continue reading Alarm over ‘alien space ship’ sighting

The Mexican Government Reveals Mayan Documents Proving Extraterrestrial Contact

 From: CollectiveEvolution The reality of extraterrestrial contact with human civilization is becoming more clear by the month as streams of information about the extraterrestrial presence and past influence hits. While some of us still have our doubts about ET contact, many are starting to realize the truth that has been talked about for centuries. One… Continue reading The Mexican Government Reveals Mayan Documents Proving Extraterrestrial Contact

Giant Moa wasn’t so robust

As reported in the NZHerald – 22nd December 2013 The South Island Giant Moa wasn’t quite as hefty as we had thought. A new study has found its bones were more slender than first believed, which has resulted in a recalculation of the birds’ size. Instead of studying just the birds’ leg bones to determine… Continue reading Giant Moa wasn’t so robust

Evil Spirits Plague Restaurant

As reported in: NZHerald – 08 December 2013. Troubled Botany restaurant an establishment where they don’t usually serve spirits The new boss of a restaurant that has sent five owners broke in three years wants an exorcist to check the property for evil spirits. Auckland businessman Darius Karani is setting up an Asian fusion restaurant in Bishop… Continue reading Evil Spirits Plague Restaurant

The Case of the Spinning Egyptian Statue: Solved

An ancient statue in a British museum was caught on camera mysteriously turning in its locked display case in June. The footage mystified many and made international news. According to an article in the “Manchester Evening News:” An ancient Egyptian statue has spooked museum bosses — after it mysteriously started to spin round in a… Continue reading The Case of the Spinning Egyptian Statue: Solved

Otter Sightings In Southland

As reported in: Stuff.co.nz – 15 November 2013. “It was about 12 inches long and needed a shave.” That is how Betty Hawkes described the cream-coloured whiskery animal that swam up and put its front feet on the bank when she was fishing under the old Clifden Bridge in 1956. Did Hawkes spot an otter? Invercargill-based… Continue reading Otter Sightings In Southland

Elusive ‘panther’ may be on the move

As reported in: NZHerald – 22 October 2013. Mid-Canterbury’s elusive black panther may have moved south. Last week a delivery driver spotted what he described as a large cat-like animal feeding on road kill just outside the Fairlie township in the early hours of the morning. The description was remarkably similar to reports in a number… Continue reading Elusive ‘panther’ may be on the move

Australia’s secret big cat?

As reported in Stuff – 19 October 2012.  A doctor, dentist, solicitor, clergyman and Qantas pilot have all seen it, as have numerous Rural Fire Service volunteers and an officer from the Department of Agriculture. A NSW detective spoke of how he watched the beast, from barely 50 metres away, for more than a minute. And… Continue reading Australia’s secret big cat?

Unidentified lights in the evening sky

Reported on Stuff.co.nz – 17 October 2013 UFOs or Chinese lanterns? Strange lights have again been seen in the sky above Blenheim, prompting speculation of intergalactic visitations. Nathan Menzies said he saw a strange light in the sky from his home in Brewer Street, Blenheim, at 8.30pm on Tuesday. “I don’t believe in this sort… Continue reading Unidentified lights in the evening sky

West Coast gets UFO fever

Reported in NZHerald – 8th August 2013. UFOs are the talk of the West Coast after reports of one man’s ‘close encounter’ at Rutherglen on Tuesday night. Although no other witnesses have come forward about the sighting; in which Matthew Robert Haisty claims to have come across a UFO parked on the road right outside… Continue reading West Coast gets UFO fever