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 the graves of soldiers who served in the 28th (Māori) Battalion during the Second World War.

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Photograph by Shirley Williams

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Volcanic Plateau region - Government, education and health', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/15188/graves-and-memorial-at-ohinemutu (accessed 30 April 2017)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 25 May 2015