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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

Fees for plots and interment

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

CemeteryFee
Taruheru$1,136
Motu$313
Ormond$313
Patutahi$1,136
Rakauroa$313
Ruatoria$313
Te Araroa$313
Te Puia$313
Tokomaru Bay$1,136
Tolaga Bay$1,136
Taruheru children's lawn cemetery 600m x 1.2m$313

 DaysFee
Standard interment feeMonday to Friday$543
 Saturday and Sunday$798
 Statutory holidays$1,238
Children (12yrs and younger)Monday to Friday$266
 Saturday and Sunday$405
 Statutory holidays$619
Stillborn babyMonday to Friday$72
 Saturday and Sunday$82
Additional fee for non-residents,
paid together with the standard interment fee
Monday to Friday
Weekend and statutory holidays
$266
$532

Ashes - 450 x 450mm berm (placement of ashes extra)$256
Garden block (includes 2 placements of ashes)$461
Niche area (includes first placement of ashes and plaque with 14 words inscription)$231
Tokomaru Bay and Tolaga Bay (2 placements of ashes)$256
Placement of ashes in any plot already purchased in the cemetery$72

Disinterment fee$686
Extra deep digging of grave$164
Breaking of concrete$164