The Lakehouse Art Centre

We have been enjoying our ongoing investigation of the Lake House Arts Centre, in Takapuna. A stunning piece of historic real estate, built in the 1890’s as a family home and in 1997, relocated in seven pieces from its original place on Hurstmere road, at the Northern end of Takapuna Beach. A fascinating place with… Continue reading The Lakehouse Art Centre

The PumpHouse Theatre

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

Pumphouse Theatre Public Paranormal Investigation Event – AUGUST 24th, 2019

AUGUST 24th 7.30 pm till 1.00 am A night of Paranormal Investigation with Paranormal research team, Haunted Auckland. Here is your chance to join Haunted Auckland as a Paranormal Investigator, for a night of learning and fun in this fascinating and reportedly haunted historical location! Have you got what it takes? Note: This is an… Continue reading Pumphouse Theatre Public Paranormal Investigation Event – AUGUST 24th, 2019

Molloy’s Antiques Centre Investigation [Haunted Object experiment]

Can spirits attach themselves to an item or location? Can an object become cursed, possessed or haunted? How could an object store something like that? If one item can hold an energy / curse / entity (in theory), what happens if a whole room is filled with these items? Would that mean a concentration of… Continue reading Molloy’s Antiques Centre Investigation [Haunted Object experiment]

Old Takapuna Fire Station

The Takapuna Fire Station and administration buildings include the original 1952 single storied fire station of 134 sq m; the larger multi-level 1959 fire station with accompanying training tower encompassing 1530 sq m; a 1972 fire training building and a double garage in the north western corner of the site. The near-rectangular shaped property has… Continue reading Old Takapuna Fire Station

Takapuna Boating Club – Sir Peter Blake Parade

The Takapuna Boating Club started in 1914 on the shores of the Shoal Bay as the Bayswater Boating club and shortly after the First World War was re-established as the Takapuna Boating Club when a decision was made to erect a club house. An old tannery building in Panmure was purchased. Over several weekends Club… Continue reading Takapuna Boating Club – Sir Peter Blake Parade

Gun Emplacements and Look-Out – Bastion Point, Auckland

This military outpost was built by the New Zealand Government in 1885 because of its strategic position overlooking the Waitemata Harbour. In response to the “Russian-scare” of 1973 whereby a Russian warship allegedly captured a British ship in the Auckland Harbour, a series coastal defenses were set up in 1885, including those at North Head… Continue reading Gun Emplacements and Look-Out – Bastion Point, Auckland

PUBLIC GHOST HUNT: The Pumphouse Theatre

This was our last public ghost event for the year. This time at one of our favourite haunts, the Pumphouse Theatre in Takapuna. 22 keen folks attended on this rather chilly Saturday night; joining in with 5 hours of investigation, attempted communication, discussion and hands on exploration. Oh, and a way-too-much-food supper! CLICK ON PHOTOS TO… Continue reading PUBLIC GHOST HUNT: The Pumphouse Theatre

The Pumphouse Theatre GHOST HUNT! Sept 10th

SEPTEMBER 1Oth 8pm till 1am! A night of Paranormal Investigation with New Zealand’s most active and recognised Paranormal research team. Join Haunted Auckland for a night of frights, learning and fun in this fascinating  and reportedly haunted 110 year old historical location! Note: This is an R18 only event Get to see behind the scenes in this fascinating location and get… Continue reading The Pumphouse Theatre GHOST HUNT! Sept 10th

Public Ghost Hunts – February 2015

KINGSEAT: MAXIMUM SECURITY BUILDINGS PUBLIC INVESTIGATION Feb 21st – 8pm till Midnight. A night of Paranormal Investigation with New Zealand’s most active and recognised Paranormal research team. Here is your chance to join Haunted Auckland as a Paranormal Investigator for a night of frights, learning and fun in this fascinating and notoriously ‘active’ historical location!… Continue reading Public Ghost Hunts – February 2015

PUBLIC GHOST HUNTS: Kingseat Maximum Security – Oct 11th & 18th 2014

Due to the great numbers of requests from the general public to attend our investigations, we decided to run a handful of public ghost hunts, so that fans, followers and supporters of the group could get the chance to see what it’s like and get a taste of the paranormal investigation field for a few hours. The… Continue reading PUBLIC GHOST HUNTS: Kingseat Maximum Security – Oct 11th & 18th 2014

TheatreWorks – Birkenhead, Auckland

The team was called in to investigate ongoing reports of unusual activity and experiences by both staff and patrons within this deceptively sized North Shore community theatre. Team in attendance: Mark, Barbara, Ian and Sam Weather: Overcast / light rain Initial temperature taken: Exterior: 11.6°C  Interior: 14.5°C Theatreworks,  The home of the Mairangi players, a… Continue reading TheatreWorks – Birkenhead, Auckland

PUBLIC GHOST HUNT: The Pumphouse Theatre Sept 7th

SEPTEMBER 7TH     6pm till 10pm A night of Paranormal Investigation with New Zealand’s most active and recognised Paranormal research team. Here is your chance to join Haunted Auckland as a Paranormal Investigator for a night of frights, learning and fun in this fascinating  and reportedly haunted historical location! Have you got what it takes? Note: This is an R18 only event You… Continue reading PUBLIC GHOST HUNT: The Pumphouse Theatre Sept 7th

Bluestone Room

History In 1861, whilst the rest of New Zealand was being settled; a nondescript block building goes up in the thriving commercial centre of the far-flung British colony of Auckland. One hundred and fifty years later, the Bluestone Store resolutely remains anchored in Durham Lane, surrounded by high-rise apartments and offices. It is now one… Continue reading Bluestone Room

Fort Takapuna

Fort Takapuna Historic Reserve, one of the most significant new additions to the conservation estate, was opened by the Minister of Conservation Sandra Lee on 18 June 2000. This was the result of a decision to classify part of the land used by the NZ Defence Forces for over a century as a Historic Reserve,… Continue reading Fort Takapuna