Waikumete Cemetery

Chapel of Faith in the Oaks from auckland-west.co.nz
Chapel of Faith in the Oaks from auckland-west.co.nz



West Auckland artist Mark Harvey talks about Waikumete Cemetery



The activity sheet to fill out



Websites to use for the activity sheet

https://maps.google.co.nz/

http://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/cemeteries/Pages/waikumetecemetery.aspx

http://auckland-west.co.nz/?s=waikumete+cemetery

http://www.waitakere.govt.nz/cnlser/cm/index.asp

http://www.waitakere.govt.nz/cnlser/cm/cemeterysearch/default.aspx

http://www.moonslipper.com/haunted-cemeteries.html

More information on the memorial topics

The Spanish influenza was a lethal version of the flu that spread around the world in 1918. It killed 8600 New Zealanders and more than 50 million people worldwide. If you would like to learn more about how the epidemic affected New Zealand check out the link below...

http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/culture/influenza-pandemic-1918

http://timespanner.blogspot.co.nz/2011/03/tales-from-crypt.html
http://timespanner.blogspot.co.nz/2011/03/tales-from-crypt.html


Matthew Gray is one of the leading experts on Waikumete Cemetery. His blog features stories about the graves and is published weekly on the Stuff site. If you want to read more of these tales visit the site:

http://www.stuff.co.nz/auckland/local-news/local-blogs/tales-from-the-crypt