If you have general enquiries about our cemeteries, or want to organise a visit to choose a plot, please phone the cemetery office on (04) 239 9078 or email firstname.lastname@example.org during business hours. Our team can also help with advice regarding funeral arrangements.
For advice these pages provide some useful information:
For burial and cremation bookings, phone us on (04) 237 1433. A funeral director will generally make these arrangements for you.
You can hire the Whenua Tapu Crematorium chapel for a pre-committal or burial service and refreshments. There is a hire fee for the chapel.
To make a booking, either your funeral director can arrange it, or you can phone us on (04) 237 1433. Tell us what type of service you want and the start/end times, making sure you allow enough time for setting up and clearing away.
Fees apply from 1 July 2020 and include GST.
|Adult burials – plots and interment, including grave mats and lowing devices||$2260.00|
|Over standard size burial row – plot and interment||$2670.00|
|Double depth burial||$100.00|
|Over standard sized caskets – extra width fee||$95.00|
|Oblong casket – extra width fee||$205.00|
|Adult second interment||$1220.00|
|Serviceman’s burial – interment only, no plot fee||$1220.00|
|Out of District, full size adult plots fee – surcharge in addition to plot fee||$1265.00|
|Children (under 1 year) – plot and interment||$775.00|
|Children 1 – 10 years – plot and interment||$1055.00|
|Stillborn (children’s section) – plot and interment||$700.00|
|Children (up to 10 years) 2nd interment (Adult section only)||$575.00|
|Out of District Children’s Plot Fee – surcharge in addition to plot fee||$415.00|
|Ashes, monument and garden plot||$950.00|
|Ashes and plaque plot||$575.00|
|Serviceman’s ashes plot||No charge|
|Ashes interment fee – all plots||$100.00|
|Out of District ashes plot – surcharge in addition to plot fee (except where cremated at Whenua Tapu)||$225.00|
|Scattering of ashes from another crematorium in native bush at Whenua Tapu.||$70.00|
|Adult cremations (11 years and over). Medical fee included||$540.00|
|Children 1 – 10 years (rimu urn included)||$350.00|
|Stillborn and children under 1 year (rimu urn included)||$105.00|
|Cremation, interment and monument/garden plot – package||$1490.00|
|Cremation, interment and plaque plot – package||$1130.00|
|Adult and child burials – funerals requiring staff onsite after 4pm (one payment).||$225.00|
|Adult and child burials – surcharge for Saturday burials, in addition to all other burial fees (one payment).||$745.00|
|Cremations/services later than 4pm (Monday to Thursday), surcharge/late fee in addition to all other cremation fees||$165.00|
|Cremations/services from 4pm Friday to 8am Monday, surcharge/late fee in addition to all other cremation fees||$240.00|
|Book for Remembrance (basic 2 line inscription)||$95.00|
|Bronze Memorial wall plaque (150mm x 100mm)||$245.00|
|Genealogical enquiry search fee||$20.00|