Websites of New Zealand Cemeteries
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Websites with Searchable Online Databases or Records
Ashburton District Council - burial records for:- Alford Forest, Ashburton, Barrhill, Hinds, Methven, Rakaia, Chertsey, Mt Somers, Ruapuna, Waterton and Winslow.
Auckland Council - burial records for cemeteries in the Auckland Council area.
Albany, Ararimu, Awhitu Central, Birkenhead-Glenfield, Birkenhead Anglican and Birkenhead Catholic, Blackpool, Glorit (MaTaia, Gooseberry Flat (aka Tryphene), Heights Park, Helensville, Hillsborough, Hoteo North, Kaipara Flats, Kaukapakapa, Kohekohe, Komakoriki, Manukau Memorial Gardens, Mauku, Medlands (Great Barrier Island), Mount Victoria, North Shore Memorial Park, Old Cemetery Reserve, O'Neills Point, Onetangi Lawn, Otahuhu, Papakura, Papakura South (Gatland Rd.), Paparoa, Parkhurst, Pollock, Puhoi, Pukapuka, Pukekohe, Saint Ninian's Churchyard, St. Mary's Pioneer, St. Pauls, Stanmore Bay, Swanson, Symonds Street, Tapora, Te Arai, Te Kapa, Te Muri, Waiau Pa, Waiheke, Waihohui, Waikaraka, Waikumete, Wainui, Waipipi, Waiuku, Warkworth, Wellsford, Whangaparapara, Woodside Methodist,
Auckland - Purewa
Auckland - Mangere Lawn Cemetery Trust Board
Buller District Council - burial records for:- Addisons Flat, Boatsman, Charleston, Inangahua, Karamea, Lyell, Mokihinui, Orowaiti, Orowaiti (Middle), Orowaiti (Old), Reefton (Old), Reefton Suburban and Waimangaroa.
Canterbury - Photographic records of Gravestones in Rural Cemeteries - Courtenay – St Matthew’s Church and Cemetery, Cust – Anglican Cemetery (Tippings Road), Cust / West Eyreton Public Cemetery, Darfield – St Joseph’s RC Cemetery, Glentunnel – South Malvern Cemetery, Greendale Cemetery, Hanmer Springs Cemetery, Kimberley Cemetery (near Darfield), Kirwee – Public Cemetery, Kirwee – St George’s Church and Cemetery, Papanui/Harewood - St. James Anglican Church Cemetery, Springfield – St Peter’s Church and Kowhai Pass Cemetery, Springfield – St Peter’s Church/Lychgate memorial plaques, Waddington Cemetery
Carterton District Council - burial records for:- Clareville
Central Hawkes Bay District Council - burial records for:- Ashley; Elsthorpe; Forest Gate (Ongaonga), Makaretu; Otane, Porangahau, Takapau, Tikokino (Hampton); Waipawa and Waipukurau
Central Otago District Council - burial records for:- Alexandra; Blacks; Clyde; Cromwell; Naseby; Nevis Valley; The following (which are not on line) are maintained by various Groups, Trusts and Churches - Blackstone Hill; Drybread; Ettrick; Gimmerburn; Keyburn Diggings; Millers Flat; Moa Creek (aka Ida Valley); Ranfurly, Roxburgh; St. Bathans, St. Bathans Catholic; Swinburn Kokonga and Tarras.
Christchurch City Council - burial records for:- Addington, Akaroa Anglican, Akaroa Catholic, Akaroa Dissenters, Avonhead Park, Barbadoes Street, Belfast, Bromley, Diamond Head, Duvauchelle, Kaituna, Le Bons Bay, Linwood, Little River, Lyttelton Anglican, Lyttelton Catholic, Lyttelton Public, Memorial Park, Pigeon Bay, Port Levy (St Pauls Anglican), Ruru Lawn, Rutherford, Sydenham, Waimairi, Wainui, Woolston and Yaldhurst
Clutha District Council - administer the following cemeteries:- six urban cemeteries, Balclutha (2), Fairfax (Milton), Kaitangata, Lawrence and Tapanui, and eight rural cemeteries, Port Molyneux, Romahapa, Taieri Beach, Waihola, Waikoikoi, Waipahi, Waipori, and Waitahuna.
Other cemeteries in the Clutha District - this website of the NZ Society of Genealogists, Balcluth Branch, has a searchable database for the Clinton & Purekireki cemeteries. See under 'Cemeteries' in the menu to the left.
Dunedin City Council - burial records for:- Allanton, Andersons Bay, Arthur Street, Broad Bay, East Taieri, Green Island, Green Park, Hindon, Macandrew Bay, Middlemarch, Northern, Otokia, Port Chalmers (New & Old), Portobello, Purakanui, Southern, Waikouaiti; Waitati and West Taieri.
Dunedin - The Northern Cemetery - Dunedin's Buried History
Far North District Council - burial records for:- Broadwood, Fairburn, Herekino, Houhora, Kaeo, Kaikohe, Kaitaia, Kawakawa, Kerikeri, Kohukohu, Mangonui, Mangungu, Okaihau, Oruaiti, Paihia, Paranui, Peria, Rawene, Russell, Takahue, Totara North, Umuwera, Waiharara and Waipapakauri.
Geraldine - Woodbury Cemetery
Gisborne District Council - burial records for:- Makaraka, Matahiia, Motu, Ormond, Patutahi, Rakauroa, Ruatoria, Taruheru, Te Araroa, Te Puia, Tologa Bay, Tokomaru Bay,
Gore District Council - burial records for:- Charlton, Gore, Mataura, Otaraia, Pukerau and Waikaka.
Hamilton City Council - burial records for:- Hamilton East, Hamilton Park (Newstead) and Hamilton West
Hastings District Council - burial records for:- Hastings, Havelock North, Mangaroa and Puketapu.
Hauraki District Council - burial records for:- Miranda, Ngatea, Paeroa (Pukerimu) Cemetery and Waihi Cemetery.
Horowhenua District Council - burial records for:- Foxton, Koputaroa, Manakau, Levin (Old), Shannon and The Avenue.
Hurunui District Council (North Canterbury) burial records for:- Balcairn, Culverden, Glenmark, Hanmer Springs, Homeview, Horsley Down, Rotherham, Waiau and Waikari.
Hutt City Council - burial records for:- Taita - Old section, Taita Lawn, Wainuiomata Rememberance Garden.
Invercargill City Council - burial records for:- Bluff, Eastern, Green Point, St. John's and Southland Crematorium.
Kaikoura District Council - administer the following cememteries:- Scarborough Street.
Kapiti Coast District Council - burial records for:- Awa Tapu, Otaki, Paraparaumu Beach and Waikanae.
Kawerau District Council - burial records for:- Kawerau
Mackenzie District Council - burial records for:- Albury, Burkes Pass, Fairlie, Tekapo and Twizel.
Manawatu District Council - burial records for:- Feilding, Halcombe, Kimbolton, Pohangina, Rangiwahia, Rongotea, Sandon and Waituna West.
Marlborough District Council - burial records for:- Fairhall, Havelock, Omaka, Picton, Rural Cemeteries and Tuamarina.
Masterton District Council - burial records for:- Archer Street, Hastwell, Mauriceville, Pioneer, Riverside and Tinui.
Matamata-Piako District Council - burial records for:- Matamata, Maukoro, Morrinsville, Piako Lawn, Te Aroha and Waharoa.
Napier City Council - burial records for:- Eskdale, Napier (Old), Park Island, Taradale, Western Hills and Wharerangi.
Nelson City Council - burial records for:- Fairfield, Hallowell, Hira, Marsden Valley, Seaview Rd and Wakapuaka.
New Plymouth District Council - burial records for:- Awanui, Inglewood, Oakura, Okato, Purangi, Tarata, Te Henui, Urenui, Waitara and Waireka.
Northern Cemetery - Dunedin's Buried History.
Opotiki Cemeteries - This site has records for Opotiki Public cemetery, Old Military cemetery and the new Woodlands cemetery.
Otorohanga District Council - burial records for:- Kawhia and Otorohanga.
Palmerston North City Council - burial records for:- Ashhurst, Bunnythorpe, Kelvin Grove and Terrace End.
Porirua City Council - burial records for:- Pauatahanui, Plimmerton; Porirua; Pukerua Bay and Whenua Tapu & Crematorium.
Queenstown-Lakes District Council - burial records for:- Albert Town, Arrowtown, Cardrona, Frankton, Glenorchy, Kingston, Makarora, Queenstown, Skippers Point and Wanaka. Although they do not hold the burial records, Lake Hawea cemetery is also searchable.
Rangitikei District Council - burial records for:- Clifton (Bulls), Mangaweka, Mt. View (Marton), Rangatira (Hunterville), Ratana, Taihape and Turakina.
Rotorua Lakes District Council - burial records for:- Kauae, Mamaku, Ngakuru, Reporoa and Rotorua.
Ruapehu District Council - burial records for:- Manunui, Matiere, Ohakune, Ohura, Owhango, Raetihi, Rangataua, Raurimu, Taumarunui and Taumarunui Old.
Selwyn District Council - Burial records for:- Bishops Corner, Brookside, Dunsandel, Ellesmere, Ellesmere Catholic, Greendale, Hororata, Killinchy, Kimberley, Kirwee, Kowai Pass, Lake Colleridge, Lincoln, Prebbleton, Shands Road, South Malvern, Springston, Waddington and Weedons Wesleyan.
South Taranaki District Council - burial records for:- Eltham, Hawera, Kaponga, Manaia, Ohawe; Okaiawa, Opunake, Otakeho, Patea, Waihi (Normanby) and Waverley.
South Waikato District Council - burial records for:- Putaruru (Domain Rd.); Putaruru (State Highway 1); Tirau and Tokoroa
South Wairarapa District Council - admiinister the following cemeteries:- Featherston, Greytown & Martinborough (Dublin Str. & Huangarua Rd.).
Southland District Council - burial records for:- Athol, Balfour, Braggs Bay, Calcium, Centre Hill, Clifden, Colac Bay, Dipton, Eastern Bush, Edendale, Forest Hill, Forest Hill (Cameron), Fortrose (New), Fortrose (Old), Garston, Halfmoon Bay, Hedgehope, Horseshoe Bay, Jamestown, Lumsden, Lynwood, Mokoreta, Nokomai (Southern), Oraka, Orepuki, Otautau (New), Otautau (Old), Quarry Hills, Riversdale, Riverton (New), Ruapuke, Ruapuke (Te Kiri Kiri), Ryal Bush, Stewart Island (Lee Bay), Stewart Island (Lonnekers), Stewart Island (Ringaringa), Stewart Island (Ulva Island), Tararua Acre, The Neck, Tokanui, Tuatapere, Waikaia, Waikaia Old Chinese, Waikawa, Wairio (Nightcaps), Wakapatu, Wallacetown (New), Wallacetown (Old), Winton (East), Winton (Old), Woodlands, Wreys Bush and Wyndham.
Stratford District Council - burial records for:- Kopuatama (Main Stratford Cemetery), Midhurst New, Midhurst Old, Pioneer, Tahora, Waipuku and Whangamomona Cemetery.
Tararua District Council - burial records for:- Alfredton, Alfredton Rd. Memorial, Eketahuna Lawn, Herbertville, Kaitawa, Kumeroa, Lawn (Woodville), Maungahao-Balance (Pahiatua), Mangaoronga (Eketuhuna), Mangatainoka, Mangatera (Dannevirke), Matamau, Newman, Norsewood, Old Gorge, Ormondville, Pongaroa, Settlers (Dannevirke) and Weber.
Tasman District Council - burial records for:- Bainham, Clifton, Collingwood, Collingwood (Old), Dovedale, East Takaka, Flett Road, Foxhill, Hamama (West Takaka), Kotinga, Mararewa Main Rd., Motueka Public, Murchison, Pioneer Park, Richmond, Riwaka, Rototai, Sandy Bay, Spring Grove, Stanley Brook, Waimea West and Waiwhero.
Taupo District Council - burial records for:- Taupo, Turangi and Mangakino
Tauranga City Council - burial records for:- Anglican cemetery, Catholic Cemetery, Latter Day Saints cemetery, Methodist Cemetery, Presbyterian Cemetery and Pyes Pa Memorial Park.
Thames Coromandel District Council - burial records for:- Allan Block (Thames), Bufallo (Coromandel), Christ Church (Anglican), Colville, Kuaotunu, Mercury Bay, Omahu, Shortland (Thames), Tairua/Pauanui, Tararu, Totara Memorial Park (Thames) and Whangamata.
Timaru District Council - burial records for:- Arundel, Geraldine, Mesopotamia, Pareora West, Pleasant Point, Temuka, Timaru and Woodbury.
Timaru - Salibury Park Crematorium - has a searchable database.
Tolaga Bay - burial records for:- Tolaga Bay Public and RSA cemeteries to September 1983.
Upper Hutt City Council - burial records for:- Akatarawa cemetery.
Waikato District Council - burial records for:- Alexandra Redoubt, Gordonton, Huntly Kimihia, Jackson Street, Maramarua, Mercer, Ngaruawahia Old, Okete, Onewhero, Orini, Pokeno, Pokeno (Old Soldiers), Raglan, Rangiriri, Rangiriri Old, Taupiri, Te Mata, Tuakau, Waerenga, Waiterimu/Matahuru and Whatawhata.
Waimakariri District Council - burial records for:- Birch Hill, Cust-West Eyreton, Kaiapoi Anglican, Kaiapoi Public, Oxford Public and Rangiora Park Lawn.
Waimate - burial records for:- Glenavy, Hakataramea, Maori, Morven, Otaio, Waimate (Lawn) and Waimate (Old). Only Waimate is able to be searched at present.
Waipa District Council - burial records for - Hautapu, Kihikihi, Leamington, Ohaupo, Paterangi, Pirongia, Puahue, Pukeatua, Pukerimu and Te Awamutu.
Wairoa District Council - burial records for:- Frasertown, Morere, Nuhaka, Ruakaturi and Wairoa. Use 'Name Search' at bottom left of map.
Waitaki District Council - burial records for:- Duntroon, Georgetown, Hampden, Herbert (Otepopo), Kurow, Livingstone, Maheno, Ngapara, Oamaru Lawn, Oamaru Old, Palmerston and Papakaio.
Waitomo District Council - burial records for:- Aria, Kiritehere, Mapiu, Mokau, Piopio, Te Kuiti and Te Waitere.
Wellington City Council - burial records for:- Bolton Street, Karori, Makara and Tawa Flat.
Wellington - Bolton Street Memorial Park - information on burials dating from 1841 in Wellington's first three cemeteries, namely Sydney St Public, Bolton St Anglican, and the Jewish Cemetery, compiled by Friends of Bolton Street Memorial Park Inc.
Western Bay of Plenty District Council - burial records for:- Katikati, Maketu, Old Te Puke, Oropi and Te Puke.
Westland District Council - burial records for:- Fox Glacier, Harihari, Hokitika, Kumara, Okuru, Ross, Stafford and Whataroa.
Whakatane District Council - burial recirds for:- Awakaponga (Matata), Domain Road, Hillcrest (New & Old), Murupara/Galatea, Taneatua and Waimana.
Whanganui District Council - burials records for:- Aramoho, Brunswick, Heads Road, Matarawa and Maxwell. Only Aramoho is able to be searched at present.
Whangarei District Council - burial records for:- Hukerenui, Kamo, Kaurihohore, Kioreroa, Maunu, Ngunguru, Onerahi, Parua Bay, Waipu and Whareora.
Other sites containing burial records or cemetery information
Arundel (Canterbury) - not a complete list of burials.
Auckland - Symonds Str - Presbyterian records, Roman Catholic records
Cambridge - Cambridge Museum Burial records Index
Cemeteries of New Zealand
Christchurch - Friends of Linwood Cemetery Chariable Trust
Harewood Memorial Gardens and Crematorium
Clutha - Trust Administered:- Clinton, Crookston, Owaka and Tuapeka - see Clutha District Council for contact persons.
Geraldine - Woodbury Cemetery
Grey District Council - administer the following cemeteries:- Ahaura, Barrytown, Blackball, Cobden, Gladstone, Greenstone, Karoro, Maori Gully, Ngahere, Notown and Stillwater
Kaipara District Council - has no cemetery information online, but administer the following cemeteries:- Arapohue, Dargaville, Mangawhai, Redhill and Tokatoka.
KiwiCelts - NOT WORKING CORRECTLY - New Zealand Cemeteries. The only comprehensive list and map of New Zealand Cemeteries.
Lawrence - Cemetery - Central Otago.
Lower Hutt - Blackbridge Cemetery - this cemetery is located beside Knox Presbyterian Church at 574 High Street.
Morrinsville - Old Morrinsville Cemetery.
Napier Burial Records
Nelson - St. Michael's Church - Waimea West
New Zealand Cemeteries on Line
Norsewood - between Dannevirke & Waipukurau
St. Bathans Catholic - Cemetery - Central Otago
Symonds Str. (Auckland)
Taita (Hutt Valley) - Christ Church Cemetery
Tawa Flat Cemetery - provided by Tawa Historical Society Inc.
Thames - Shortland and Tararu Cemeteries
Waimea West (Nelson) St. Michael's
Wellington - Mount Street Cemetery - The Mount Street Cemetery was the first cemetery in Wellington for Catholic burials and contains the graves of the first nuns and priests in Wellington. It was consecrated by Bishop Pompallier on 6 January 1841.
Wellington - St. Paul's, - Cemetery - Thorndon burials
Wellington - Somes Island - Cemetery burials
Wellington - Linden Cemetery
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