This event is fully booked

Fully Booked Sepultum est Coemeterio Maketu: Heritage Walk, Old Maketu Cemetery


South Auckland
Date

Wednesday 4 October, 9.30am

Venue

Roman Catholic Cemetery

Pratts Road, Ramarama

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Cost

$10, includes booklet

Enquiries

Bookings required

Spaces are limited

Contact Kara Oosterman

09 298 2003

research@papakuramuseum.org.nz

Website

papakuramuseum.org.nz

facebook.com/PapakuraMuseum

Details

The old Maketu Roman Catholic Cemetery - also known as the Ramarama or Pratts Road Cemetery - is still in use today, with the earliest documented burial in 1870.

This cemetery is a repository of local history, revealed through the lives of those buried there.

Men, women and children whose stories illustrate the early days of the district through times of struggle and success, tragedy and celebration.

Stories that began on far-off shores and continued across the sea (those voyages stories in themselves), heralding the arrival of new generations at the place they came to call home.

We look back at the relationships and shared events which bring to life the rich and fascinating history of the area.





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