There are five Cemeteries in the Waimate District. One in the Hakataramea area, which is run by the local community board. Two are closed for interments Glenavy 0.3462ha and Morven 0.814ha. Cemeteries are maintained by the Waimate District Council. The two active cemeteries are in Otaio on 0.3495 ha and Waimate on 4.514 ha. Average interments per year are 55.
Every year Council will attend to the following routine matters in order to maintain service levels set in agreement with our community.
- Provide interment facilities to serve the needs of our community.
- Maintain the Waimate Cemeteries to agreed service levels.
- Provide Cemeteries that cater for differing burial requirements based on religious association and services in Armed Forces.
Enquiries and maintance
+64 3 689 0000
Purchase of Plots
Sexton 027 7059 683 or contact Council Office 03 689 0000
Fees & Charges
Click here for a full schedule of Cemetery Fees and Charges