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Battle Hill Burial Ground
Paekakariki Hill Road
41km north of
Wellington City
Wellington  New Zealand
Postal Code: 6006
Phone: 64 4 237 5089

Cemetery notes and/or description:
There is a small burial ground in the
Battle Hill Farm Forest Park which is on the Paekakariki Hill - 41km north of Wellington, located under the trees near the picnic area, along with several well-preserved headstones.

The following is a list of those buried there:

Maori War Memorial to
ROBERTS, - William, leading seaman of the HMS Calliope
TUITE, - Thomas, Private, 6th August 1846

The Abbott family as early settlers & original owners of the land:
ABBOTT - Maria 17th May 1867 aged 32
ABBOTT - Delia 16th December 1877 aged 6
ABBOTT - Henry 3rd June 1882 aged 84
ABBOTT - Henry jnr, 22nd May 1883 aged 46

Read the notes under Henry Abbott for a story of the Battle fought here in August 1846 between Ngāti Toa Māori, and a colonial force of European troops, police, and Ngāti Awa allies.

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