Posts Tagged ‘Graves’

Police find some plaques after graves defiled at an Auckland cemetery Comments 0

Monday, May 15th, 2017

23 graves have been defiled at an Auckland cemetery – leaving them unidentifiable from the other plots. Auckland District Police Detective Inspector Gary Davey said nine plaques believed to have been from the cemetery were found in the Hamilton area. A 26-year-old Fairfield woman has been arrested.  Read more   Related Posts:St Patrick’s Church Panmure parishioners propose…Asylum Read more

Man spends $65,000 on macabre world tour of celebrity graves Comments 0

Friday, October 11th, 2013

For most people, an ideal holiday involves gorgeous natural surroundings, famous landmarks and fun activities, but for 38-year-old Mark Dabbs the perfect vacation is all about visiting celebrity graves. So far he has spent around £40,000 ($65,000) traveling across six continents and visiting the final resting places of over 200 famous people. From the grave Read more

Bishop Dunn sends message of support after Jewish graves desecrated Comments 0

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

Bishop Pat Dunn, the Catholic Bishop of Auckland, New Zealand, has expressed his disgust at the desecration of Jewish graves with anti-semitic obscenities, including Nazi swastikas, at a cemetery in Auckland. “The vandalism of Jewish graves is a despicable act and I am disgusted that any person or persons would stoop to this level of Read more