Location: Huntly, Waikato, New Zealand
Surnames/tags: Cemeteries New_Zealand Waikato
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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.
- 26 Great South Road
- Waikato District
- Waikato, 3771
- New Zealand
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.
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