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  • Recognising Two Leading Aucklanders

    Two of Auckland’s early leading citizens were recognised at a ceremony at Purewa last month. Judge Francis Dart Fenton and Sir Edwin Mitchelson were both buried at Purewa but without headstones or plaques to acknowledge their significant cont

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  • Auckland Heritage Tours focuses on Journeys – the stories of how our people travelled to Tamaki Makaurau

    Purewa Cemetery is taking part in the Auckland Council’s Auckland Heritage Festival next month. Purewa will host four separate guided tours led by historians, mostly focusing on some of the early citizens of Auckland from many different walks

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  • Purewa Opens New Administration Centre

    Purewa Cemetery and Crematorium’s newest building, an almost double in size administration centre, was officially opened recently by the Bishop of Auckland, the Right Reverend Ross Bay. The 170 square metre architecturally designed project has

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