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Gisborne District Council maintains 12 cemeteries in our district.  The main cemetery is Taruheru Cemetery in Nelson Road.  Taruheru Cemetery
For all our cemetery locations

Burial records search

Use our online cemetery record search to find burial records 

Cremation records

We have cremation records up until March 1988, that can be searched online. 
See cremation and burial records 

Private cemeteries

We do not hold any records for private cemeteries in our district.


There are a number of urupa around the district, they are not maintained by council. 
If you're interested in one of these for a burial, you should contact the local kaumatua or a runanga representative to discuss. 

Purchase a cemetery plot

Information and fees for purchasing a plot.

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