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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 $1,260
Motu $345
Ormond $345
Patutahi $1,260
Rakauroa $345
Ruatoria $345
Te Araroa $345
Te Puia $345
Tokomaru Bay $1,260
Tolaga Bay 1,260
Taruheru children's lawn cemetery 600m x 1.2m $345

Interment fees

Description Days Fees
Standard interment fee Monday - Friday $600
Saturday and Sunday $885
Statutory Holiday $1,375
Children (12yrs and younger) Monday - Friday $300
Saturday and Sunday $450
Statutory Holiday $690
Stillborn baby Monday - Sunday No fee
Additional fee for non-residents, paid together with the standard interment fee Monday - Friday $300
Weekend and statutory holidays $590

Plot purchase for ashes

Description Fees
Ashes - 450mm x 450mm berm (placement of ashes extra) $285
Garden block (includes two placements of ashes) $515
Niche area (includes first placement of ashes and plaque with 14 words inscription) $257
Tokomaru Bay and Tolaga Bay (2 placements of ashes) $285
Placement of ashes in any plot already purchased in cemetery $80

Other cemetery fees

Description Fees
Disinterment fee $765
Extra deep digging of grave $180