Photo Analysis: Sleeping Child (2019-08-13)

The following image was submitted to the NZ Paranormal Research discussion group. It shows a sleeping child with a light anomaly in the upper right quadrant. The image, having been uploaded to Facebook, has been stripped of all useful meta-data, so we cannot make any determination of the camera settings at the time the photograph… Continue reading Photo Analysis: Sleeping Child (2019-08-13)

You Suspect Your Home is Haunted? Should You Investigate Your Home?

Every morning, like clockwork, at three in the morning, you’re woken to hear someone call your name. Alone and terrified, you stop to listen. You hear a bang, and then the sound of walking. Alarmed, you get up to see if anyone is in your house. Reluctantly you search the entire house and you realize that nobody… Continue reading You Suspect Your Home is Haunted? Should You Investigate Your Home?

Ghost Apps: Fun or Fraud?

The old adage, “If it seems too good to be true, it probably is” couldn’t be more appropriate way to start this article. The subject alone is enough to make anyone serious about paranormal research pull their hair out. Ghost apps. How are they fooling the masses? Especially “educated paranormal researchers”??  Makes you wonder,  right?… Continue reading Ghost Apps: Fun or Fraud?

San Antonio: the spookiest city in America?

About six years ago I was looking for a change of scenery. At the time I was living in Houston, but I was hoping to intensify my research into all manner of mysterious creatures. I was familiar with accounts of monstrous birds that had been reported sailing over the skies of San Antonio and had… Continue reading San Antonio: the spookiest city in America?

Manifesting Spirits – A Paranormal Theory

Most of us have heard of “The Secret” and “Abraham Hicks and the law of attraction”, the power of positive affirmations and envisioning what we want and need in life, and making it into a real, and physical object or situation. Many of us practice these beliefs daily, through prayer, positive thoughts, and positive actions,… Continue reading Manifesting Spirits – A Paranormal Theory

Pareidolia; funny name, funny phenomena, not so funny problem…

How many times, while surfing the Internet, have you seen someone post photos on a paranormal society’s Facebook, asking if a face in an inanimate object is paranormal or not? A face in toast, plaster, smoke, a ceased shirt, trees and foliage, and…..CLOUDS? The clouds should have given this away. Remember laying on your back… Continue reading Pareidolia; funny name, funny phenomena, not so funny problem…

Basic Types of Hauntings

Have you ever seen a ghost? Have you ever heard someone call your name when you know no one is there? Ever seen the shadowy figure of someone out of the corner of your eye, then turn and see nothing? Or, have you ever seen someone that looks exactly like yourself, only to watch them… Continue reading Basic Types of Hauntings

Kingseat Nurses Hostel / Spookers

The Haunted Auckland team investigates the Kingseat Psychiatric Hospital, reputedly one of New Zealand’s most haunted locations. In this, our first of three investigations, we explore the former Nurses’ Hostel, now occupied by the Spookers Haunted Attraction.

Professionalism

Paranormal investigation is the current “IT” hobby, and, as a result, it seems that the paranormal community is rife with less-than-professional organizations (or, as we like to refer to them – “social clubs”) that have seemingly all come out of the woodwork. Few of these groups offer any substantive value to the paranormal community. These pseudo-scientific… Continue reading Professionalism

New IR Flashlight Captures Attention of Paranormal Community

Surprise, Arizona, March 2, 2008 – The paranormal community is taking interest in a new piece of equipment designed to assist with gathering evidence during investigations. According to Bryan Abel, the inventor of the IR (Infrared) flashlight (see picture below), “this flashlight is a must for shooting night video or photography; the combination of IR… Continue reading New IR Flashlight Captures Attention of Paranormal Community