Story: Volcanic Plateau region

Graves and memorial at Ōhinemutu

Graves and memorial at Ōhinemutu

In the cemetery at St Faith’s Church in Ōhinemutu, the graves are raised above ground because of thermal activity. These are mostly the graves of soldiers who served in 28 (Maori) Battalion during the Second World War.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau region - Government, education and health', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 19 June 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 May 2015