Cemetery Fees

Fees & charges

Please note, all charges are GST inclusive unless indicated otherwise.

All Timaru District Council Cemeteries

TypePlot Purchase
2020/2021 (GST inclusive)
Interment
2020/2021 (GST inclusive)
Concrete Beam
2020/2021 (GST inclusive)
Single$1,100.00$1,195.00$345.00
Infant (Four years and under)$390.00$595.00$175.00
Stillborn$255.00$0.00$175.00
Ashes$255.00$265.00$175.00

Returned Services Sections - Timaru, Temuka, Geraldine

TypePlot Purchase
2020/2021 (GST inclusive)
Interment
2020/2021 (GST inclusive)
Concrete Beam
2020/2021 (GST inclusive)
Single-$1,195.00-
Ashes-$265.00-

Additional Charges

Description2020/2021 (GST inclusive)
Record search in excess of ONE request per day$10.00 per enquiry
*Funeral – Saturday (completed 12.00pm to 4.00pm)$590.00
*Funeral – Saturday (completed after 4.00pm)$1,280.00
*Funeral - Statutory Holiday/Sunday (completed 10.00am to 4.00pm)$1,055.00
*Funeral – Statutory Holiday/Sunday (completed after 4.00pm)$1,640.00
Funeral – Monday to Friday (completed after 4.00pm)$590.00
Dig Grave – Statutory Holiday/Saturday/ Sunday (where requested)$590.00
Concrete Removal$590.00
Extra Depth (3 Burials in One Plot)$590.00
Lowering Device Placement (where supplied by Funeral Director)$110.00
Memorial Application Approval$30.00

* Funerals on weekends or statutory holiday are subject to availability.

Notes:

  • Warrants must be received by Customer Services staff at least eight working hours before a burial.
  • For funerals to take place before 2.00pm on Monday or the day following a statutory holiday, warrants must be received by Customer Services staff prior to 4.00pm on the previous Council work day.
  • Pleasant Point, Pareora West and Arundel Cemeteries do not have an RSA section.
  • Arundel does not have concrete burial beams.
  • RSA - Pleasant Point, Pareora West and Arundel do not have an RSA section and Arundel does not have concrete burial berms.
  • Memorial Application Approval – All headstones, plaques and other memorials erected in cemeteries must be approved by Council for compliance with the appropriate New Zealand Standard and be applied for and erected by a Monumental Mason.

Last updated: 02 Jul 2020