Cemetery Database
Please note – several headstones in Taruheru Cemetery Block 30 (from the 1970s and 1980s) have suffered damage due to a vehicle accident on 11 May 2021. Contact us for more information if your loved one is in this block.

Online cemetery record search

Our online cemetery database includes headstone photos and inscriptions for most of our cemeteries.
Search our database to find cemetery records.

Here's the cemetery location maps (PDF documents),You can also go to an interactive aerial map.

Accuracy of cemetery records

We try to ensure our records are accurate. Because of the nature of historical documents, accuracy of information provided as part of this service, cannot be guaranteed. There may be errors or omissions in the data. If there is any information that you believe is incorrect, please send us the correct information with supporting verification. To tell us about a cemetery record or request details not found online - please fill in the cemetery record change form.

Our earliest records start from 1877 at Makaraka Cemetery. The total number of records in the database is around 31,240 with 24,452 at Taruheru Cemetery.

To ensure accuracy, you can cross-reference this information with other sources such as funeral directors' records, newspaper death notices, electoral rolls, or records of transcripts compiled by the NZ Society of Genealogists