The team roadtripped its way back down to the beautiful Hawkes Bay region once again to spend the night at the mighty Napier Prison. We were running a public ghost hunt event that night and when everyone had gone home, we spent the next few hours in investigation mode. It was a long day / night,… Continue reading Haunted Auckland’s Napier Roadtrip & Prison Ghost hunt
During the Xmas holidays, Sam from Haunted Auckland took his family for a few days’ stay down in Napier, situated in the beautiful Hawkes Bay region. While he was there he took the chance to visit and photograph the abandoned Old Napier Hospital, which is currently in the process of demolition. Whilst not necessarily haunted, we still… Continue reading Old Napier Hospital – Napier
After a year-long gap, (well, it was only around this time last year, but seems an eternity!) I figured it was time to revisit this intriguing urban fortress. The plan was standard. To spend the entire night, exploring and investigating the entire facility. Documenting everything as I go. Since we drove there, the car was… Continue reading Mark’s Solo Overnight Stay @ Napier Prison
The New Zealand ‘UFO’ Wave of 1909 By Tony Brunt 1967 – Former convener of the Auckland University UFO Research Group (no longer in existence.) For a little over a month in the winter of 1909 hundreds of New Zealanders reported seeing “airships” of varying shapes and sizes moving about in the sky. Sighting reports… Continue reading The New Zealand ‘UFO’ Wave of 1909 – By Tony Brunt
Carlile House is arguably one of New Zealand’s most famous haunted houses. Its brooding presence on Richmond Rd, Grey Lynn, drains the life, emotion and property value out of the street.
In the early 1850s, the Colonial Government in Auckland sent Alfred Domett, District Commissioner of Crown Lands, to oversee the survey and drawing up of a plan for the still-to-be-named port town. It was Domett who proposed the settlement be named Napier after Sir Charles Napier (1782-1853), who successfully led British forces against a large… Continue reading Old Napier Cemetery
The mystery of moving coloured lights in the night skies over Hawke’s Bay continues to deepen with a third sighting since early last month. Last Saturday night it was Onekawa resident Stephen Carr’s turn to be perplexed by unexpected lights overhead after going outside just after 9pm. And, as he discovered after calling police, he… Continue reading Mystery of lights in sky lingers [Hawkes Bay Today]
Haunted Auckland gains special access to the former Waipukurau Hospital. Join us on a photographic tour of the various wards and buildings in this iconic, yet derelict infirmary. All photos by Mark Wallbank and Matthew Tyler
We team up with Core Paranormal from Palmerston North in a joint investigation of the historical Tavistock Hotel in central Hawke’s Bay.
The team ventures south to the scenic Hawkes Bay to investigate this majestic art-deco hotel on Napier’s waterfront.
Taradale man Colvin Steel may have seen something the military chiefs of either the US or Russia might have been hoping to flick our way without too many people noticing. The “military satellite” theory is one explanation for the sighting of a large, glowing ball in the sky on Tuesday night, which appeared to pulsate… Continue reading UFO was not debris, says local [Hawkes Bay Today]
Photograph-George Cunningham and the hole in his ceiling. Photo / Hawkes Bay TodayExperts are mystified by an unidentified flying object that crashed through the roof of a Hawke’s Bay home.Nightshift worker George Cunningham woke about 5pm on Wednesday to find a fist-like hole in his lounge ceiling and a piece of rusty iron on the… Continue reading Hole in Roof from Unknown Object [Hawkes Bay-NZ]