Visit Akatārawa Cemetery

Akatārawa Cemetery is located just north of Upper Hutt City in the beautiful bush clad Akatārawa Valley providing a tranquil setting to commemorate the passing of a loved one.

Opening hours

Gates open daily from 8am to 6pm.

(8pm during daylight saving)

Funeral hours

Monday - Friday

8am - 5pm


8am - 1pm

No services held on public holidays.


1058 Akatārawa Road, Akatārawa, Upper Hutt (Off Fairview Drive).


Toilets are located behind the Cemetery office at the far end of the cemetery, and near the Crematorium.

Free bus service for Upper Hutt Residents

On the last Tuesday of the month, a free door-to-door bus service is available to Upper Hutt Residents, taking them to and from the cemetery. Call (04) 566 3103 to book.

Cemetery Guide

Download the Akatarawa Cemetery guide here(PDF, 7MB)

Hard copies of the Akatārawa Cemetery Guide can be requested by contacting (04) 527 2792.