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.
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 Because of the nature of historical documents, accuracy of information provided as part of this service, cannot be guaranteed.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 burial records in the database is around 30,522 with 23,795 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 complied by the NZ Society of Genealogists
Search our online cemetery database
You can either search by surname and/or given name, or search the inscription of the headstone if we have it.
Optionally, you can limit your search to a certain cemetery.