Cemetery Fees

Fees & charges

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

All Timaru District Council Cemeteries

TypePlot Purchase
2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Interment
2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Concrete Beam
2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Single$1,155.00$1,255.00$360.00
Infant (Four years and under)$410.00$625.00$185.00
Stillborn$270.00$0.00$185.00
Ashes$270.00$280.00$185.00

Returned Services Sections - Timaru, Temuka, Geraldine

TypePlot Purchase
2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Interment
2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Concrete Beam
2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Single-$1,255.00-
Ashes-$280.00-

Additional Charges

Description2021/2022 (GST inclusive)
Record search in excess of ONE request per day$10.00 per enquiry
*Funeral – Saturday (completed 12.00pm to 4.00pm)$620.00
*Funeral – Saturday (completed after 4.00pm)$1,345.00
Funeral – Monday to Friday (completed after 4.00pm)$590.00
Dig Grave – Statutory Holiday/Saturday/ Sunday (where requested)$620.00
Concrete Removal$620.00
Extra Depth (3 Burials in One Plot)$620.00
Lowering Device Placement (where supplied by Funeral Director)$115.00
Memorial Application Approval$30.00

*Funerals on Saturdays subject to availability. We are unable to accommodate funerals on Sundays and Statutory Public Holidays.

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: 06 Aug 2021