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Online cemetery record search

Our online cemetery database now includes headstone photos and inscriptions for the Taruheru Cemetery. 
We encourage you to search our online database to find information about deceased family and friends.
We also have cemetery location maps 

Accuracy of cemetery records

We try to ensure our records are accurate, but because of the nature of historical documents, accuracy of information provided as part of this service, cannot be guaranteed.  There may be errors or omissions in the data presented. If there is any information that you believe is incorrect, please send us the correct information with supporting verification.  To tell us about a cemetery record or request details not found online - please fill in the cemetery record change form.

The database will be updated approximately every month.  Our earliest records start from 1877 at Makaraka Cemetery.  The total number of burial records in the database is 28,767 with 22,230 at Taruheru Cemetery.

To ensure accuracy, you can cross-reference this information with other sources such as, funeral directors' records, newspaper death notices, electoral rolls, or records of transcripts complied by the NZ Society of Genealogists

Search our online cemetery database

Last updated: 23/09/2014 9:21am Copyright © 2007-2014 Gisborne District Council

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