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
​Stillborn ChidNil
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: 28 Jul 2020 10:18am