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Ghost sightings spook New Zealand students


Posted on Thursday, 24 May, 2012 | Comment icon 17 comments | News tip by: Waspie_Dwarf


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By Offeiriad, Staff News Writer

Paranormal activity and sightings of ghosts have plagued a New Zealand college and castle.

Sightings of a ghost known as the "Grey Lady" at Cumberland College have spooked students and generated a media-frenzy with the college in lock down. "Whether or not the students have known the history and they have talked themselves into believing something - that could be a possibility ... but they are genuinely freaked out," said tour operator Andrew Smith.

Larnach Castle has also seen its fair share of strange activity with one tourist claiming to have been "bullied" by a ghost when he felt a mysterious force pushing him away from his wife. "We stayed where we were and it happened a second time," he said. "Then my wife moved and I stayed in the same spot, wondering if it would happen again and it did, but this time the wall unit next to me started a slight creaking rocking at the same time."

"Ghostly sightings may have left Cumberland College students spooked, but now a tourist has reported being bullied by a ghost at Larnach Castle."

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Comment icon #8 Posted by ColoradoParanormal on 25 May, 2012, 8:07
Agreed! As I stated above, "What would Mr. Smith have to gain by generating all the media frenzy? Sales for his up and coming book? Or packed HairRaiser tours??" I don't believe there is any chance of paranormal events happening there. Nothing more than here-say and a chance to sell a book and pack tours. Good idea though!
Comment icon #9 Posted by Rafterman on 25 May, 2012, 13:32
Grey lady, white lady, BORING. I can't wait for Ru Paul to pass to we can get some fabulousness in the ghost world.
Comment icon #10 Posted by TheSpoonyOne on 25 May, 2012, 18:04
New Zealand has castles!?
Comment icon #11 Posted by ColoradoParanormal on 25 May, 2012, 20:44
lol
Comment icon #12 Posted by thescriptofthebridge on 26 May, 2012, 6:20
Can he sue somebody for this? Ghost defamation suit.
Comment icon #13 Posted by coldethyl on 26 May, 2012, 23:08
Ghosts are so pushy lately.
Comment icon #14 Posted by Brian Topp on 27 May, 2012, 4:22
It's the Ghost Radar Apps. Annoys them how daft people are to believe in them.
Comment icon #15 Posted by ColoradoParanormal on 27 May, 2012, 4:35
hahah! God those apps are terrible!
Comment icon #16 Posted by OrdinaryClay on 27 May, 2012, 19:06
He could gain a lot, but clearly you need to say more. Like what did the witnesses who had nothing to gain say. I'm always stunned by how shallow skeptical thinking can be.
Comment icon #17 Posted by ColoradoParanormal on 28 May, 2012, 4:07
lol Skeptical thinking? I would say I'm rather one of the more educated "thinkers" here my friend. And a believer as well. So, kind of blows your theory out of the water. Second, in the article nothing was mentioned about whom the witnesses were or even their names. All that was told is a report by this man who has "a lot" to gain as you said. How are we to know there even was such an event? In my many years of experience, when finances are involved, there is no "low" people will take to gain. Cheers!


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