The PumpHouse Theatre is located in the picturesque Killarney Park which sits on the edge of the equally beautiful and intriguing, Lake Pupuke. The PumpHouse operates as a venue for hire for the performing arts. It hosts a wide range of theatre, from plays, musicals, dance, stand-up comedy and many other kinds of events. But… Continue reading The PumpHouse Theatre
Hidden away deep in mangroves in a small bay in Hobsonville, is the rusted and forgotten body of a ship. It is all that remains of the 115 ft paddle steamer Tongariro, that worked Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour from 1878 to 1905. She was originally used for trading with Thames on the Coromandel Peninsula. Later she… Continue reading Tongariro Shipwreck – Hobsonville
Devonport (O’Neill’s Point) Cemetery contains the official war graves of 41 men who served in the New Zealand forces and 1 man who served with the UK forces during the First World War and who died before 1 September 1921. The cemetery was opened in 1891 and is located in King Edward Avenue, Belmont, Auckland.… Continue reading O’Neill’s Point Cemetery – Bayswater, Auckland
Stately but faded, this once-glorious historical home has been a long-standing presence on a massive 1246 square-metre site at 29 Hepburn Street, Freemans Bay, perched atop a large section alongside a huge mature pohutakawa tree. The interior of the home, which boasts many original character features, including a grand staircase, fireplaces, entry foyer, timber floors… Continue reading 29 Hepburn Street, Freemans Bay. Auckland
A True New Zealand Ghost Story by Erica – Together with my partner and son the 3 of us moved to an old villa in Devonport about 12 years ago…
Haunted Auckland were called to look into mysterious on-going activity in the beautiful, but under renovation, North Shore bungalow. We have omitted any names, location specifics and personal details in order to maintain the privacy of our client. Investigators on the night – Mark and Barbara Weather Conditions on the night – Fine and cool Luna… Continue reading Private Residence, North Shore – Auckland
Housed in a 19th Century submarine mining station looking over the Waitemata Harbour, the Torpedo Bay Navy Museum showcases the rich history of the Royal New Zealand Navy.
Come with us as we explore the gun emplacements and shelters which burrow into this Auckland volcano. History and Background: North Head is a small strategic headland at the mouth of Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour. Its commanding views over the Hauraki Gulf and inner harbour have made it an important lookout and defence site for centuries,… Continue reading The North Head Tunnels
What will the team find in this century old Devonport theatre where the ghost of a former projectionist is said to dwell? Join us on a joint investigation with the Auckland Spirit Chasers. Location The Victoria Theatre and Picture Palace is located in Devonport, on Auckland’s picturesque North Shore. Known for its beaches and expensive real-estate,… Continue reading Victoria Theatre and Picture Palace
by Kate Newton with Genevieve Helliwell [Bay of Plenty Times] PHOTO:Auckland photographer Brian Aickin snapped this picture of “three mystery objects” in the sky. Seen something strange in the night sky? You are not alone. Calls have been coming into the Bay of Plenty Times Weekend over the past few weeks from people convinced that… Continue reading Strange sightings in Bay skies – UFOs?
More than 40 years after an official Defence Force photographer snapped an image of the navy cruiser Royalist, debate is raging over the unidentified flying object in the background. The print is believed to have languished since being taken in February 1965, but a plan to display it by the Devonport Navy Museum has sparked… Continue reading 43 Year Old New Zealand Navy Photo Shows UFO