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Huntly Cemetery Free-Space Page

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Location: Huntly, Waikato, New Zealandmap
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Huntly Cemetery

Also known as: Kimihia Cemetery
Huntly Cemetery is currently located on the State Highway Route 1 to the north of Huntly township and is bordered on one side by the highway and on the other side by the Waikato River.

The southern part of the cemetery has the older graves, with tree filled areas of magnolia and oak. The northern part of the cemetery, with more recent graves, is a lawn cemetery, with no plantings permitted.

Location
26 Great South Road
Huntly
Waikato District
Waikato, 3771
New Zealand

HISTORY
Land was first set aside for a cemetery in Huntly in 1878.

WAIKATO TIMES, VOLUME XII, ISSUE 963, 24 AUGUST 1878

Entrance sign to Huntly Cemetery.
View of the lawn section from the Entrance.

Walkway through the old section among the trees.
View of the old section from the carpark

The cemetery is the last resting place of a number of victims of mining disasters, notably the Ralph Mine Disaster in 1914.

See the FreeSpace page for Miners Killed in NZ Mining Accidents.





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