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Staking out New Zealand's most haunted location - Oamaru's Criterion Hotel

Today is Halloween, a chance to hand out lollies for the children knocking at your door looking for sweet treats or hiding under the covers and turning off the lights to pretend you're out.

Or maybe you'll go out for a scary movie and spook yourself silly.

Well, if you get your kicks from getting a bit of a fright, this next story may leave hairs on the back of your neck standing up.

Seven Sharp's brave reporter Julian Lee went to stake out New Zealand's scariest location as voted by viewers - the Criterion Hotel in Oamaru.

To find out how Julian got on, watch the video above.

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The Criterion Hotel in Oamaru was voted by viewers as the country’s most haunted. Source: Seven Sharp