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Pakaraka (Holy Trinity) Graveyard, Northland, New Zealand

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Pakaraka was the scene of an important early Mission. The cemetery is approximately 13 kilometres north-west of Kawakawa along the SH 1.

Pakaraka (Holy Trinity) Churchyard, Northland, New Zealand, contains the official war grave of 1 man who served in the New Zealand forces during the First World War. This is Private George Leef who died of influenza on 30 December 1918.

It is also the burial place of New Zealand missionary Henry Williams.