Shortland Cemetery – Thames

The Shortland Historic Cemetery (also known as the Thames Public Cemetery) is located on Danby Street on a hillside at the far eastern end of the township with views overlooking the Firth of Thames. Along with the graves of former residents of Thames dating back to the mid 1800’s, it contains the official war graves of 6 men who served in the New Zealand forces during the First World War.

By Mark Wallbank

Paranormal Investigator and Founder of Haunted Auckland. I have been a mad researcher of everything Paranormal, Extraterrestrial and Crypto-zoological, since early childhood. When not creating electronic music, watching Horror movies and documentaries, archiving and documenting NZ’s diverse and eclectic music history, I have spent countless hours investigating and furthering my research out in the field, either as part of a group or solo, since the early 80′s. I’ve spent much time in opportunistic investigations whilst travelling around New Zealand and Internationally.

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  1. Great to see all your photos!! Have you thought of having a look at the old Brian Bit I hotel & the old Tararu cemetery on the Thames coast rd?? Am looking forward to your next report. ..

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