Cemeteries Fees And Charges

Fees and charges for cemeteries are set annually in July. Charges for the 2020/21 year are outlined below. All fees and charges are GST inclusive. A link to the full list of all Council fees and charges is provided at the bottom of this page.

​Cemeteries​Fee (incl GST)​
​Interments (all interment fees include a Cemetery Record Fee)​​Fee Regardless of Age
​Ashes​$270
​Stillborn childNil
Standard depth (1.5m)​$610
Extra depth (plus standard depth fee)​$175
​Extra cost for Saturdays, Sundays, Public Holidays​$140
​Disinterment fee​$1,220
Cemeteries - Sale of Plots
Burials - Taumarunui, Manunui, Ohakune and Raetihi​$1,425
Burials - Other cemeteries​$845
​Ashes or stillborn child - All cemeteries​$410
Cemeteries - Other Fees
​Headstone permit​Nil
​Recording fee for memorials (no interment)​Nil
​Search fee​$55
​Removal of soil from excavation and return of soil to fill in excavation at request of customer​At cost
​Genealogy Search
​First 1.5 hours​$150
​Per hour thereafter​$100

*Note: No plot fee will be charged for the burial of deceased servicemen and women being interred within an RSA section of the Ohura, Taumarunui, Manunui, Ohakune or Raetihi cemeteries.

Page reviewed: 19 Jan 2021 9:45am