A woman called Carolyn Taylor photographed a horrible apparition on the porch at Riccarton House - a big green blob with black eyes.
The Racecourse Hotel at Riccarton is haunted by a former gangster who once owned the place and had a nasty end. Doors slam and there have been so many occurrences that the second floor is kept locked as staff get upset.
In other hauntings, Lanach Castle on the Otago Peninsula is said to be haunted by William Lanach and his family. The Princes Gate Hotel at Roturua is home to a female ghost who appears only to men and ghostly faces appear at the window of the platform seven cafe, at Glen Eden railway station, Auckland.
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