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 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 2018 and include GST.
|Adult burials - plot and interment, including grave mats and lowering devices||$2,190.40|
|Over standard sized burial row - plot and interment||$2,593.30|
|Double depth burial||$97.40|
|Over standard sized caskets - extra width fee||$91.40|
|Oblong casket - extra width fee||$200.00|
|Adult second interment||$1,182.50|
|Serviceman's burial - interment only, no plot fee||$1,180.50|
|Out of District full size adult plots fee - surcharge in addition to plot fee||$1,227.10|
|Children (under 1 year) - plot and interment||$754.10|
|Children 1-10 years - plot and interment||$1,025.20|
|Stillborn (children's section) - plot and interment||$681.10|
|Children (up to 10 years) 2nd interment (Adult section only)||$557.20|
|Out of District Children's Plot Fee - surcharge in addition to plot fee||$403.00|
|Ashes, monument and garden plot||$920.60|
|Ashes and plaque plot||$556.20|
|Serviceman's ashes plot||No charge|
|Ashes interment fee - all plots||$96.40|
|Out of District ashes plot - surcharge in addition to plot fee (except where cremated at Whenua Tapu)||$217.20|
|Scattering of ashes from another crematorium in native bush||$70.00|
|Adult cremations (11 years of age and over). Medical fee included.||$524.80|
|Children 1-10 years (rimu urn included)||$341.00|
|Stillborn and children under 1 year (rimu urn included)||$100.50|
|Cremation, interment and monument/garden plot - package||$1,444.30|
|Cremation, interment and plaque plot - package||$1,094.20|
|Adult and child burials - funerals extending beyond 4 pm||$217.20|
|Adult and child burials - surcharge for Saturday burials, in addition to all other burial fees||$723.70|
|Cremations/services later than 4 pm (Monday to Thursday), surcharge/late fee in addition to all other cremation fees||$159.40|
|Cremation/services from 4 pm Friday to 8 am Monday, surcharge/late fee in addition to all other cremation fees||$232.40|
|Permit to erect monument||$76.10|
|30 minutes only||$100.50|
|120 minutes (2 hours)||$276.10|
|Book of Remembrance (basic 2 line inscription)||$91.40|
|Bronze Memorial wall plaque (150mm x 100mm)||$239.50|
|Genealogical enquiry search fee||$17.30|