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Plot and burial forms and fees

Council cemeteries

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Reserve and purchase a cemetery plot

To purchase and reserve a burial plot at a public cemetery, fill in the Purchase a Cemetery Plot form.

To choose a plot at Taruheru, Tokomaru Bay, Te Puia Springs, Tolaga Bay, Ormond or Patutahi, you can check what plot availability here online Cemeteries online

Or talk to customer service or the team at Taruheru Cemetery.

Application forms

Plot fees

Cost for one 2.4m x 1.2m plot and includes permit fee to erect a headstone.

Description Fees
Taruheru $1,225
Motu $337
Ormond $337
Patutahi $1,225
Rakauroa $337
Ruatoria $337
Te Araroa $337
Te Puia $337
Tokomaru Bay $1,225
Tolaga Bay 1,225
Taruheru children's lawn cemetery 600m x 1.2m $337

Interment fees

Description Days Fees
Standard interment fee Monday - Friday $586
Saturday and Sunday $860
Statutory Holiday $1,335
Children (12yrs and younger) Monday - Friday $287
Saturday and Sunday $437
Statutory Holiday $667
Stillborn baby Monday - Sunday No fee
Additional fee for non-residents, paid together with the standard interment fee Monday - Friday $287
Weekend and statutory holidays $574

Plot purchase for ashes

Description Fees
Ashes - 450mm x 450mm berm (placement of ashes extra) $276
Garden block (includes two placements of ashes) $498
Niche area (includes first placement of ashes and plaque with 14 words inscription) $250
Tokomaru Bay and Tolaga Bay (2 placements of ashes) $276
Placement of ashes in any plot already purchased in cemetery $78

Other cemetery fees

Description Fees
Disinterment fee $740
Extra deep digging of grave $177