Christ Church Cemetery Walk

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A walk around the fascinating cemetery of New Zealand’s oldest church, Christ Church in Russell, Bay of Islands. The walk is rich with images, text and sound about the people buried here.

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This digital walk is carried out in partnership with Christ Church Council who look after this historic building. This is a walk around the fascinating cemetery of New Zealand’s oldest church, Christ Church in Russell, Bay of Islands. The walk is rich with images, text and sound. A map assists your navigation through the cemetery.

Those buried here include Māori leaders, first European settlers and itinerant mariners. Their stories give an intriguing insight into some of the characters that made this country.

Profit from this walk are shared with Christ Church to help maintain our cemetery. Enjoy!

Additional Information
Proximity to airport: 1 hour from Kerikeri Airport
Proximity to town: Coaches drop off at Paihia ferry terminal. Then 20 minute ferry ride to Russell.
Proximity to coach/bus: Coaches drop off at Paihia ferry terminal. Then 20 minute ferry ride to Russell.
Parking: Parking is available in Russell, close to Church and Graveyard
Physical Address
Matauwhi Road, Russell,
Russell, Northland
New Zealand

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