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Cemetery Fees

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

All Timaru District Council Cemeteries

For Plot Purchase Interment Cost Concrete Beam Cost
Single 1,000.001,100.00310.00
Infant (4 years & under) 350.00550.00160.00
Stillborn 230.00240.00160.00
Ashes 230.00240.00160.00

Returned Services Sections - Timaru, Temuka, Geraldine

Single Interment1,100.00
Ashes Interment240.00

Additional Charges

For $
Record search per enquiry (one free request per day) 10.00
* Funeral - Saturday - completed between 12.00pm to 4.00pm 550.00
* Funeral - Saturday - completed after 4.00pm1,180.00
* Funeral - statutory holiday / Sunday - completed between 12.00pm to 4.00pm970.00
* Funeral - statutory holiday / Sunday - completed after 4.00pm1,520.00
Funeral - Monday to Friday - completed after 4.00pm 550.00
Grave digging - statutory holiday / weekends (where requested)550.00
Concrete removal 550.00
Extra depth (3 burials in one plot) 550.00
Lowering device placement (when supplied by Funeral Director) 90.00

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

Warrants to 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 to 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.

Publish Date: 01 Jul 2017