Symonds Street Cemetery east kids trail

Symonds Street Cemetery for kids

FreeFamily activitiesCentral Auckland

Symonds Street Cemetery east - Kids tour, Wednesday 27 September, 11am-12.30pm (tarmac paths)
Symonds Street Cemetery west - Kids trail, Wednesday 4 October, 11am-12.30pm (tarmac and gravel paths)


Meet at Pigeon Park

Corner of Symonds Street and Karangahape Road, Grafton

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Bookings are required. Limited to 30.

Event details

This guided walk for families encourages children the use a trail map to discover secrets of this sacred space, from its trees to why it was important to Māori.

This walk encourages children to consider the life of women and children in the 19th century and why there are so many young children buried here.

Guide Lynda Lucas will also talk about the many communities represented in the burial grounds, including Catholic, Anglican, Jewish, Presbyterian, Wesleyan and Māori.

Presented by: Auckland Council

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