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Burial records

Search cemetery records online. We have 2 search options using a map tool or a text search our database.
Our records provide plot information, headstone inscriptions and headstone photos if they're available for Taruheru, Makaraka, Ormond, Patutahi, Rakauroa, Motu, Tolaga Bay, Tokomaru Bay and Te Puia Springs cemeteries.

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Or search the text database

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Accuracy of cemetery records

We try to ensure our records are accurate. Because of the nature of historical documents, accuracy of information provided as part of this service, cannot be guaranteed. There may be errors or omissions in the data. Our earliest records start from 1877 at the Makaraka Cemetery. The database contains around 31,000 records with 24,000 at Taruheru Cemetery.

To ensure accuracy, cross-reference this information with other sources such as funeral directors' records, newspaper death notices, electoral rolls or records of transcripts complied by the NZ Society of Genealogists

If there's any information that you believe is incorrect, please send us the correct information with supporting verification.

Tell us if a cemetery record needs updating or you cannot find records online - please fill in the Cemetery Record Form.

Cemetery record change or search

Tell us if a record is incorrect, or you would like cremation records prior to April 1998.

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