Latest Past Events

Murder & Mayhem Tour

Karori Cemetery 76 Old Karori Road, Wellington

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 […]

Military Tales from the Services Section

Karori Cemetery 76 Old Karori Road, Wellington

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 […]

Off The Beaten Track Tour

Karori Cemetery 76 Old Karori Road, Wellington

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 […]