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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.

Te Araroa$320
Te Puia$320
Tokomaru Bay$1,162
Tolaga Bay$1,162
Taruheru children's lawn cemetery 600m x 1.2m$320

Standard interment feeMonday to Friday$556
 Saturday and Sunday$816
 Statutory holidays$1,266
Children (12yrs and younger)Monday to Friday$272
 Saturday and Sunday$414
 Statutory holidays$633
Stillborn babyMonday to Friday$74
 Saturday and Sunday$84
Additional fee for non-residents,
paid together with the standard interment fee
Monday to Friday
Weekend and statutory holidays

Ashes - 450 x 450mm berm (placement of ashes extra)$262
Garden block (includes 2 placements of ashes)$472
Niche area (includes first placement of ashes and plaque with 14 words inscription)$237
Tokomaru Bay and Tolaga Bay (2 placements of ashes)$262
Placement of ashes in any plot already purchased in the cemetery$74

Disinterment fee$702
Extra deep digging of grave$168
Breaking of concrete$168