Cemetery Fees

Fees & charges

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

All Timaru District Council Cemeteries

TypePlot Purchase
2019/2020 (GST inclusive)
Interment
2019/2020 (GST inclusive)
Concrete Beam
2019/2020 (GST inclusive)
Single$1,055.00$1,165.00$335.00
Infant (Four years and under)$380.00$580.00$170.00
Stillborn$250.00$260.00$170.00
Ashes$250.00$260.00$170.00

Returned Services Sections - Timaru, Temuka, Geraldine

TypePlot Purchase
2019/2020 (GST inclusive)
Interment
2019/2020 (GST inclusive)
Concrete Beam
2019/2020 (GST inclusive)
Single-$1,165.00-
Ashes-$260.00-

Additional Charges

Description2019/2020 (GST inclusive)
Record search in excess of ONE request per day$10 per enquiry
*Funeral – Saturday (completed 12.00pm to 4.00pm)$575.00
*Funeral – Saturday (completed after 4.00pm)$1,250.00
*Funeral - Statutory Holiday/Sunday (completed 10.00am to 4.00pm)$1,030.00
*Funeral – Statutory Holiday/Sunday (completed after 4.00pm)$1,600.00
Funeral – Monday to Friday (completed after 4.00pm)$575.00
Dig Grave – Statutory Holiday/Saturday/ Sunday (where requested)$575.00
Concrete Removal$575.00
Extra Depth (3 Burials in One Plot)$575.00
Lowering Device Placement (where supplied by Funeral Director)$105.00
Memorial Application Approval$30.00

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

Notes:

  • 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.

Last updated: 11 Sep 2019