Story: Wellington region

Karori Crematorium (1st of 2)

Karori Crematorium

Karori’s crematorium was the first in New Zealand. Opened in 1909, it has a chapel with six large, stained-glass windows, made in Ireland by the An Tur Gloine studio.

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Chris Maclean, 'Wellington region - Boom and bust: 1900–1940', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 December 2021)

Story by Chris Maclean, updated 1 Aug 2015