Symond Street Cemetery, Edward Bennett

Symonds Street cemetery walk

FreeCentral Auckland

Sunday 1 October, 1pm-3pm


Meet at the corner Karangahape Road and Symonds Street (park side)

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Bookings are required. Spaces limited to 30

Contact Edward Bennett

028 460 0697

Event details

The Symonds Street Cemetery is Auckland’s oldest municipal burial ground, containing 15,000 burials.

This free two-hour long guided tour by Edward Bennett covers the history of the site, including the deprecations of the motorway construction in the 1960s, the stories of some of the important people buried here and an overview of Victorian attitudes to death.

Sensible shoes are advised, and the route includes stairs.

Presented by: Kroad Heritage

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