Te Aroha Cemetery
Stanley Road South,Te Aroha
Important notice regarding Monuments
A number of older monuments have moved or been damaged by the recent earthquakes and are being assessed for safety. Please stay clear of marked monuments. We are working to notify families of the deceased. If you are a descendant or know of descendants of persons in this area please contact Council on 0800 746 467.
Burial options available at Te Aroha Cemetery include:
|Children's section||For burials of children aged up to 16|
|RSA Section||For burials of Returned Servicemen, identified by a plaque. Contact the RSA to organise a grave and plaque. The plot and burial is organised through Council.|
|Headstone, full plot, double berm||Full size plot, identified by a headstone, back to back with another plot|
|Lawn Cemetery Plaque||Full size plot, identified by a plaque. Available in lawn cemetery section only.|
|Recumbent Desk||Full size plot, identified by a plaque on a raised concrete slab. Available in lawn cemetery section only|
Ashes interment options include
|Ashes wall||Ashes are sealed in a memorial wall and identified by a plaque|
|Ashes plot||Ashes are buried in cemetery plot, identified by a headstone/plaque|
|Ashes Berm||Ashes are buried in a small plot, identified by a plaque on a concrete strip|
Up to four lots of ashes may also be added to a previous burial plot.
Hours of Operation - Interments
Summer (From 1 October to 31 March)
Monday – Friday: 10am – 4pm:
Saturday: 10am – 3pm:
Rest of The Year (From 1 April – 30 September)
Monday - Friday: 10am – 3pm
Saturday: 10am – 3pm
Burials arranged later than 3pm in winter may mean the contractor is backfilling the grave in the dark, this is an unsafe practice and
Council does not permit it.
Interments on Sundays and Public Holidays (excluding ANZAC Day) are permitted between 10am and 1pm, provided the timing is
negotiated and approved by the Contractor.
Interments on ANZAC Day are permitted between 1pm – 3pm provided the timing is negotiated and approved by the Contractor.