Story: Northland region

Wooden headstone, Waimate North

Wooden headstone, Waimate North

Carved wooden headstones are a notable feature of graveyards in Northland. This elaborate example is in the cemetery of the former mission station at Waimate North.

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Claudia Orange, 'Northland region - Overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7979/wooden-headstone-waimate-north (accessed 26 February 2020)

Story by Claudia Orange, updated 1 May 2015