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MOTUIHE ISLAND CEMETERY

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Country:
New Zealand
Locality:
Auckland City
Identified Casualties:
1

Location Information

This cemetery is on Motuihe Island, Hauraki Gulf, Auckland, and is approximately 16 kilometres from Auckland, east of Rangitoto. The cemetery is located at Cemetery Point, at the north end of the island.

Historical Information

The island was purchased by the New Zealand government in 1873 for use as a quarantine station. It was used as an internment camp during the 1914-1918 War, and was known as H.M.S. "Tamaki" in both World Wars.

There is 1 Commonwealth burial of the 1914-1918 war here.