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Ngā hīkoi tuku ihotanga ki te Urupā o Symonds Street

Symonds Street Cemetery heritage walks

The significance of Symonds Street Cemetery

Symonds Street Cemetery is one of New Zealand's oldest urban cemeteries. It was Auckland's main burial ground from 1842 until 1886 when Waikumete Cemetery opened.

Explore Symonds Street Cemetery

Explore the cemetery with our five trail guides. Read about notable sites and find historical background information:

Visit Google Maps to find the location of the cemetery.

Videos of Symonds Street Cemetery

Thousands of people pass this historic cemetery every day. Watch our videos to learn about its history and environmental value to Auckland.

A Green Oasis: Exploring Symonds Street Cemetery


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Symonds Street Cemetery - Hobson Walk


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Find out more about Symonds Street Cemetery

Search for grave site records on the Auckland Libraries website.

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