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Symonds Street Cemetery heritage walks

The significance of Symonds Street cemetery

One of New Zealand's oldest urban cemeteries, Symonds Street Cemetery was Auckland's main burial ground from 1842 until Waikumete Cemetery opened in 1886.

Explore Symonds Street cemetery

Explore the cemetery with our three trail guides, which give information on notable sites and historical background:

See the location of the cemetery on Google Maps.

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