Akatarawa Cemetery fees and charges

The fees and charges below apply to cemetery services.

All fees are stated as GST inclusive and are effective from 1 July 2020. Council reserves the right to review any fees and charges at any time. Please check with Council for any updates.

Where the actual fees incurred by council are higher than the fees shown, actual costs will be charged.

If a fee or charge for a Council service is not specifically listed below the charge or fee will be the total of the actual cost of materials, officer time incurred to provide the service and GST.

Plots
Adults (plaque and monumental)   $886.00
Stillborn only   No charge
(where a child's plot is requested, children's charge applies)
Children up to 12 years (plaque and monumental)   $379.00
Ashes (plaque and memorial)   $317.00
Ashes - memorial garden   $559.00
Service personnel in service sections   No charge
Issue of duplicate grant   No charge
Transfer of grant per plot   No charge
Monumental trees   $938.00
Interment (includes second interment)
Adults (plaque and monumental) $812.00
Children under one year and stillborn   $139.00
Children 1-12 years   $327.00
Ashes   $105.00
Indigents (certified)   $93.00 
Memorial permits   $28.00
Service personnel in service sections (ashes)   $105.00
RSA interment   $812.00
Maintenance in perpetuity
Adults (plaque and monumental) $650.00
Children under 12 years $262.00
Service personnel in service sections   No charge
Ashes   $260.00
Memorial gardens   $376.00
Out of district fee
Adults $1,045.00
Children under 12 years $920.00
Service personnel in service sections   $1,045.00
Ashes   $756.00
Extra charges included under interment
Oversized caskets (adults only) $231.00
Double depth (usually 45cm) $118.00
Triple depth (90cm)   $190.00
Lowering device and burial mats   $76.00
Weekend or holiday grave digging, including RSA personnel    $226.00
Saturday interment 8.00 AM to 1.00 PM
Burials $208.00
Ashes $96.00
Disinterment
Body $589.00
Ashes $73.00
Re-interment
Adults $438.00
Children $210.00
Book of Remembrance
Two line entry $105.00
Additional four lines (per line) $39.00
Next four lines (per line) (maximum eight additional lines)   $97.00