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District Council undertakes to provide a reliable and responsive interment
service, including administration, record, enquiry and burial services of
deceased persons at cemeteries within the District.
is always hard to deal with the loss of loved ones and Council aims to support
family and friends with a respectful environment and professional assistance.
are two types of cemeteries in the District:
Urban cemeteries generally have old sections which do not have concrete berms. New sections all have concrete berms and RSA sections, which generally have concrete berms (Taumarunui New, Ohakune, Raetihi, Manunui).
Rural cemeteries generally do not have concrete berms, (Rangataua, Ohura, Matiere, Raurimu, Owhango, Taumarunui Old).
View the locations of Council's 10 cemeteries which are open 24/7
Details on how to request interment records and information.
Information on erecting a headstone or plaque and permits
Information on the procedure for disinterments.
View our fees and charges for interments at our cemeteries.