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Cemetery Fees and Charges

Cemeteries and Crematoria Fees and Charges approved for ...

Cemeteries and Crematoria

Cemeteries and Crematoria Fees and Charges approved for 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020.

All fees and charges are inclusive of GST (except as noted *).

Cemeteries and Crematoria Fee (incl GST)
Note: The sale of reserve plots is restricted to one and then only in conjunction with the burial of a member of the same family. (With each application a standard form is filled out so that an accurate record of the reserve plot is kept. A copy of this form is also forwarded to the local Funeral Director.) Those persons who have reserved plots on behalf of another person or for family members cannot reserve a further plot until the original reserved plots are used. Pursuant to section 10 (4) of the Burial and Cremation Act 1964 the exclusive right of burial will lapse after sixty (60) years. All plots not used after 60 years will be offered for re-sale following deliberate effort to trace the purchaser or descendants thereof.
Note: The cost of general grounds maintenance in the cemetery including mowing plots in the lawn cemetery areas is carried out by Council and paid for in the Burial Plot Fee. However maintenance of headstones, fences, concrete-work, etc on any plot is the responsibility of the deceased's descendants and relatives.
Burial Plot Fees
Children under 13No charge 
Baby -Waipukurau Cemetery Memorial onlyNo Charge 
Lawn Ashes$275.00 
Crematorium Garden Plot$275.00 
Burial Plots (stillborn - around the base of the memorial at Waipukurau Cemetery) (caskets up to 400mm x 340mm)No charge 
Ashes or Crematorium Berm$275.00 
Crematorium Family Garden Area (8 plots - where available)$2,500.00 
Crematorium Family Garden Area (10 plots- where available)$3,000.00 
RSA Burial or RSA Ashes PlotsFree 
Interment Fees
Standard - including public holidays and weekends$900.00 
Children under 13 and Babies - including public holidays and weekendsNo Charge 
Other Cemetery Fees
Double Depth (more than one burial where ground permits)$250.00 
Breaking ConcreteActual Cost 
Afterhours - Afterhours fees will apply to interments that begin after 1.00pm Saturday and 4.00pm on weekdays. This fee is additional to the interment fee.$750.00 
Sundays and Public Holidays - Sunday and Public Holiday fees apply to all interments on Sundays and Public Holidays with the exception of Easter Sunday, Anzac Day, Christmas, Boxing and New Year's Day, when no interments are permitted. This fee is additional to the interment fee.$1,750.00 
DisintermentActual Cost 
Monumental Permit Fee - A monumental permit is required for all work to a headstone, including repairs and new headstones and plaques, including ashes garden plaques within the cemetery.$50.00 
District-wide Reservations (maximum of one adjoining plot at the time of interment)200% of the current plot fee 
Manual Records Search Fee - per entry (per hour) plus actual costs$150.00 


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