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Stories of some of the people/whanau buried in Block H, in order of plot number.

Updated: 3 days ago

The only wooden headstone remaining in Makaraka Cemetery is that of Mary Ann Fraser in Block H. It is likely that many early wooden headstones in the Old Section (old cemetery) would have decayed while covered in blackberry and weeds.

Click the link to view a document which includes brief sketches of the life stories of some of the people who are buried in Block H. The document is being added to constantly, and any contributions are very welcome.

The plots are listed in numerical order, but an easy way to find a name, the plot reference, or an event, is - after downloading the document, open it and use the function "Ctrl f". (Hold down the Ctrl key while you press "f".) This will open a "find" window where you can type in a search word.

Makaraka Cemetery, Block H, April 2024
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