Hangman’s Noose Tour SOLD OUT

Karori Cemetery 76 Old Karori Road, Wellington, New Zealand

Apologies but this tour has now sold out. To be notified of when we make tours available, please follow us on Humanitix. https://events.humanitix.com/host/62dcc703173dab0b2ae6e360 In total, 85 people have been executed for crime in New Zealand with the first in 1842 and the last in 1957. Seventeen of those men were executed in Wellington and 11 […]

More Catholic Tales Tour

Karori Cemetery 76 Old Karori Road, Wellington, New Zealand

Hear about a poet, a writer, soldiers and stories of Wellington history. Further Catholic Tales tells the stories of the wide range of people interred in the section known as Catholic 2. The tour duration is 1 hour 30mins. The tour mostly follows paved surfaces but there are some areas of unevenness. Each tour is $10 per person […]

Murder & Mayhem Tour

Karori Cemetery 76 Old Karori Road, Wellington, New Zealand

Karori Cemetery is the final resting place for people whose lives ended tragically – from drowning, from murder, and from accidents of all kinds. This tour includes the story of three militia men killed in a guncotton explosion; an attempted murder followed by suicide; a drowning or two plus other exciting stories. Each tour is […]

Off The Beaten Track Tour

Karori Cemetery 76 Old Karori Road, Wellington, New Zealand

Stretch your legs on this tour! Off the Beaten Track takes you off the main road, exploring a bit further into the older sections of Karori Cemetery. We walk up and down the hills, through the gullies and alongside the creek to discover some interesting characters and some of the history of the cemetery as […]

Military Tales from the Services Section

Karori Cemetery 76 Old Karori Road, Wellington, New Zealand

Come and hear tales from our military history. The tour duration is 1 hour 30mins. The tour mostly follows paved surfaces but there are some areas of unevenness. Tours are $10 per person (plus non-refundable booking fee). Children under 12 are free. Your ticket can be booked through our ticketing website Humanitix: https://events.humanitix.com/friends-of-karori-cemetery-military-tales-from-the-services-section-may-2024 Our tour […]