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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 to Purchase a Cemetery Plot.pdfFor exclusive rights of burial in accordance with our Cemeteries and Crematoria Bylaw
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Application for Burial.pdfFor interment of a casket or ashes in a Council cemetery.
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Application to Erect a Headstone or Monument.pdfFor headstone installation or repairs. To erect a headstone you also need a Certificate of Title to Plot, this is issued when you purchase a cemetery plot.
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Cost for one 2.4m x 1.2m plot and includes permit fee to erect a headstone.
|Taruheru children's lawn cemetery 600m x 1.2m||$329|
|Standard interment fee||Monday - Friday||$572|
|Saturday and Sunday||$839|
|Children (12yrs and younger)||Monday - Friday||$280|
|Saturday and Sunday||$426|
|Stillborn baby||Monday - Friday||$76|
|Saturday and Sunday||$86|
|Additional fee for non-residents, paid together with the standard interment fee||Monday - Friday||$280|
|Weekend and statutory holidays||$559|
Plot purchase for ashes
|Ashes - 450mm x 450mm berm (placement of ashes extra)||$269|
|Garden block (includes two placements of ashes)||$485|
|Niche area (includes first placement of ashes and plaque with 14 words inscription)||$244|
|Tokomaru Bay and Tolaga Bay (2 placements of ashes)||$269|
|Placement of ashes in any plot already purchased in cemetery||$76|
Other cemetery fees
|Extra deep digging of grave||$173|
|Breaking of concrete||$173|