Te Henui Cemetery, New Plymouth

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Cemetery · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Te Henui Cemetery, also known as New Plymouth Cemetery, is the oldest public cemetery in New Plymouth, New Zealand. It was first used in 1861.

The New Zealand Ministry for Culture and Heritage gives a translation of "the great mistake" for Te Hēnui.
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  • This is the oldest cemetery in New Plymouth, dating from 1861. It is very large. The space is impressive. Lots of old graves, and rows of servicemen's graves. The greenery is impressive too, with...  more »
  • Interesting old cemetery. Beautiful and peaceful location. Servicemen's graves were very striking to see.  more »
  • Was enchanted by the beautiful old world cottage garden feel of the flower gardens being looked after by "the ghosts of the cemetery. It was utterly charming.  more »
  • The cemetry has been cleaned up alot over the last couple of years If only there records where as good

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