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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 $1,195
Motu $329
Ormond $329
Patutahi $1,195
Rakauroa $329
Ruatoria $329
Te Araroa $329
Te Puia $329
Tokomaru Bay $1,195
Tolaga Bay 1,195
Taruheru children's lawn cemetery 600m x 1.2m $329

Interment fees

Description Days Fees
Standard interment fee Monday - Friday $572
Saturday and Sunday $839
Statutory Holiday $1,302
Children (12yrs and younger) Monday - Friday $280
Saturday and Sunday $426
Statutory Holiday $651
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

Description Fees
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

Description Fees
Disinterment fee $722
Extra deep digging of grave $173
Breaking of concrete $173